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My passion is the betterment and upliftment of people, And right now those people are our special-needs trainees at Brownies And Downies! I want the world to see them how I see them !
IkamvaYouth is a non-profit organisation that provides after-school tutoring to high school learners in townships and currently has 14 branches in 5 provinces. One of the most startling facts in SA's education is that only half of children enrolled in Grade 1 make it to matric and of those...
PEDI is a not-for-profit company that works to promote economic growth and development in the Philippi Industrial area and the Philippi Horticultural Area. PEDI’s mission is to transform the area into a thriving urban hub where businesses choose to invest and grow, and where people choose to live, work and play.
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— Nelson Mandela
SUNfarming technology spells good news for food security
©chuyu via [[www.123RF.com 123RF]]</span>Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana has commended a farming project, which harnesses the power of the sun to grow vegetables. The Minister visited the SUNfarming project, situated at the North West University in Potchefstroom, on Tuesday. Read more... | Send to a friend
Full story: Nuke deal court ruling
©nito500 [[www.123rf.com 123rf.com]]</span>After more than a year and a half of court preparation, Earthlife Africa, Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) and the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) have blocked the unlawful and unconstitutional actions of the South African government in its nuclear deal. Read more... | Send to a friend
Making sneakers sustainable with the ‘Shoetopia' project
As 3D printing and its resulting products become increasingly ubiquitous in modern design practices, industries of varying natures are utilising the technique in more inventive ways. Demonstrating the versatility of the practice, two Polish students from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Zuzanna Gronowicz and Barbara Motylinska, have developed a prototype: a 3D-printed shoe made of eco-friendly materials. Called the ‘Shoetopia' project, the biodegradable sneaker could have massive implications for the fashion industry's sustainability struggle. Read more... | Send to a friend
Climate change projects aren't working because communities are left out
© svetlana485 – [[za.fotolia.com]]</span>Nigeria recently began a fresh effort to ascertain its climate change obligations under the Paris Agreement - a global action plan to put the world on track by limiting global warming to below 2°C. However, for its programmes to succeed transparency is crucial. Read more... | Send to a friend
How to make every day World Design Day in SA
Images from Open Design CT’s World Design Day 2017 event.</span>World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all. Read more... | Send to a friend