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Investing in childhood nutrition is essential for prosperity, particularly in a world where a nation’s greatest resource has become the intellectual power of its people. However, when one in five pre-schoolers is stunted and risks learning difficulties due to malnutrition, where micronutrient deficiencies permanently damage young brains, and where hunger limits the potential of over 3.2 million children’s performance at school – that resource is wasted.

On 10 October 2017, IF joined the celebration of World Mental Health Day by launching our animation "Reclaiming my health", on the importance of mental health and well-being of people living with complex conditions such as Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. We want to seize the opportunity to highlight that both mental health and physical health are key to achieve balance in our lives.

Poverty is the leading cause of hunger, but poverty also results from hunger, and we need to do more to break this cycle. Statistics SA shows that poverty figures are on the rise, with more than half of the population living in poverty, most of whom are children and African. 13.8 million people live below the Food Poverty Line – an increase of 2,3 million since 2011.

Companies Making a Difference
This partnership began during the fires in Knysna and E.Cape Fires, when kulula.com supported NSPCA disaster teams with flights to the affected areas.

Add Hope teams, NGO leaders, media and influencers gathered in Hillbrow to experience how hope is stronger than hunger this World Hunger Month

19 000 South African learners, like Yestel were inspired to enter their superhero teachers into this year’s competition

The radio platform will enable the patients to share their experiences, concerns and questions with parents, health professionals and other children.

FoodForward SA would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to Tiger Brands for the company’s contribution to feeding hungry South Africans.

A night of great entertainment in aid of Volunteer Fire Fighters

Date: Friday 10 November 2017
Entertainment : Watershed, Made in Africa & Robin Jackman + Raffl


Latest News
We had 30 riders for the last tour who dedicated their race to Mamelani and collectively they raised over R58 000.

We have negotiated a discount for TSiBA Ignition Centre Members.

Department of Social Work introduces the “Child and Family Studies: Postgraduate Diploma Programme”.

Sight is something most people take for granted, yet at least 239 million children suffer from impaired vision that could be corrected by spectacles.

We have been absolutely overwhelmed by the kindness we received from this public benefit organization.

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Anne-Lise Bure


Born in East Africa, social activist and adult educator, managing director of The Novalis Ubuntu Institute in Cape Town, with close to 30 years experience working in the sector for Civil Society.

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The life which is unexamined is not worth living.


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“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones”
— Nelson Mandela















































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