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Ultimately, there are only two ways to improve the world – through technology and through behaviour change. The DG Murray Trust’s new publication, the Human Factor, focuses on the latter. “Far too often people are viewed as the ‘problem’ in development; through the lens of the Human Factor, we see them as development’s greatest asset,” explains DGMT CEO, David Harrison.

The announcements were made this week at the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) “The Power of 10: Shaping the Future of Climate Action” event at the Noor Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power Plant - the largest facility of its kind in the world - in Morocco. The summit convened over 300 climate leaders from the public and private sectors for action-oriented dialogue on fighting climate change.

Get into the spirit of Earth Hour with family or friends by participating in an orienteering-style adventure dash in one of South Africa’s most beautiful national botanical gardens. Following on two successive years of successful Earth Hour ‘dashes’, WWF with the support of Virgin Active will again be hosting Earth Hour Adventure events at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town and, for the first time this year, in the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden in Roodepoort, Johannesburg.

Companies Making a Difference
Woolworths has kick started the year with its latest announcement in its journey to ZERO packaging waste to landfill.

The team visited the Johannesburg Children's Home, ER24 paramedics branch in Bryanston, DARG (animal rescue centre) and a Fire Station

The Zerho Toilet is a fast, cost-effective and permanent intervention, which can be implemented wherever safe & sealed waterless sanitation is needed.

AECI - An innovative partnership between a JSE-listed chemicals group and rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal,

Sophakama Primary School in Dunoon has been awarded Certificates of Excellence from the Western Cape Education Department

 Feel the TSiBA magic  &  Applications for 2019 are now open!

 

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The momentum we create by investing in these 21 schools in a consistent, multi-activity & practical manner, helps build a pipeline of future minds

Our service focus remains to improve the lives of all South Africans to fulfil their potential and continue on innovative projects and programmes.s

Taking A Gap Year? Explore And Make A Difference To The World

According to Statistics South Africa, 39% of young people aged 15 to 34 are unemployed

‘The fire of literacy is created by the emotional sparks between a child, a book and the person reading.’


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Commercial Business Unit - Vodacom

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The Impact of Corporate Investment

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Quote of the day

By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart.

Confucius

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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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COMMUNITY CHEST CELEBRATES 90 YEARS OF SERVICE



In keeping with the objectives of South Africa’s National Development Plan’s Vision 2030 and the United Nations global Sustainable Development Goals, our key strategic focus areas - education, health, income generation, and community development - remain the foundation upon which we build our activities.  
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 FOUNDATIONS FOR LIFE



Foundations for Life is a multi-disciplinary family Centre which includes a private practice and our recently established NPO, the Social and Emotional Learning Centre. Our therapeutic work at the Centre focuses on children, adolescents, young adults, their families and schools to promote mental, emotional and physical well-being....    

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