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WorldVentures Foundation Plants Seeds of Hope in Zimbabwe

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As the world mourned Cecil the Lion and debated the humanity of hunting big game in Zimbabwe, a baby found abandoned in a pit latrine was being loved back to life nearby. How she got there, no one knows, but her plight fuelled purpose for those who joined WorldVentures Foundation™ (WVF) ( in August for Volunteer Days at the Rose ...

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Hope 4 Kids Announces Plan for Foster Care System in South Africa

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Help the many South Africans in need. These children need food, medicine, and blankets. Hope 4 Kids, a successful licensed foster care and adoption agency in Southern California for over twenty years, hopes to take their experience and expertise to South Africa. They would like to help set up a foster care and adoption system so that the children that ...

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USAID Funds Emergency Education for Children in Pibor, Jonglei State


The U.S. government today announced an additional $6 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to UNICEF to provide education to children and youth affected by conflict. The additional contribution brings USAID’s total grant to UNICEF for emergency education in South Sudan over two years to $23.5 million. These funds will enable UNICEF to increase the number ...

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SA: High tea raises funds for diabetes education

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By – Pretoria – More than 200 women from various sectors gathered for an elegant high tea in Pretoria on Saturday to raise funds to educate women, especially those in rural areas, about diabetes. On Saturday, the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation hosted the third annual fundraising high tea in celebration of Women’s Month. Struggle stalwart Sophia De Bruyn, who attended ...

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African NGOs stand a chance to win the USD 100,000 ONE Africa Award


Join the conversation on Twitter and ask your questions live about the ONE Africa award. An African civil society or non-governmental organization will receive the $100,000 ONE Africa Award to continue to amplify the work they are doing on the continent. The ONE Campaign will present the next ONE Africa Award to a deserving Africa-led organization that has demonstrated commitment ...

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Peace One Day Youth Celebration in Kigali, Rwanda premieres Coca-Cola Peace Day Anthem

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African music stars Ice Prince, Dama Do Bling, Maurice Kirya, Alikiba and Wangechi unite for Peace One Day, to release Coca-Cola Peace Anthem on Peace Day 21 September 2015 The first-ever Peace Day Anthem will premiere at the Peace One Day Youth Celebration in Kigali, Rwanda on 21 September 2015 in front of thousands of young people and beamed live ...

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Business skills for rural Mpumalanga women

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By –  Pretoria – Women in semi-urban and rural areas of Mpumalanga will today have an opportunity to be exposed to business opportunities available in State Owned Companies (SOC). The Deputy Ministers of Public Enterprises Bulelani Magwanishe and Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams are today hosting a Women in Business session in Nkomazi Local Municipality. The Mpumalanga MEC of Economic Development ...

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SA: Women empowerment critical for NDP implementation

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By – Pretoria – Brand South Africa has emphasised that women’s economic empowerment is a prerequisite for sustainable development and the successful achievement of the goals outlined in the National Development Plan (NDP). “The NDP calls for investments in gender equality, as these yield the highest returns of all development investments which are fundamental to strengthening women’s rights, thus enabling ...

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Resale Clothing Chain Turns Donated Clothes into Cash for Building Schools


Kid to Kid and Uptown Cheapskate resale franchises throughout the U.S. raised money from a charity sale to help build the first of three schools in Africa. The sale raised $51,613 funding the construction of a new school in Bromba, Mali. Kid to Kid and Uptown Cheapskate resale stores pay cash for like-new, gently-worn clothing, but this April, stores went ...

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Every day a Mandela Day for MEC Lesufi


By More Matshediso – SANews Johannesburg – While South Africans and global citizens take the baton of leadership to transform their communities for the better and do something good for others this month, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi carries out Nelson Mandela’s legacy daily through his work. In July, everyone is encouraged to celebrate the late former President Nelson Mandela’s ...

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