Inequality in South Africa can be defeated

First, a request. Please don’t stop reading after the sentence to follow. In 2018, the World Bank confirmed that South Africa is the world’s most economically unequal country – and that this is a major constraint to economic growth. We …

The case for conservation

Ernest Hemingway made a crucial statement when saying that “the earth is a fine place, and worth fighting for”. The issue of conservation raises so many questions – especially in a country where a relatively large percentage of the human …

Healthy people, healthy economy

With less than one doctor per thousand people, and only 40% of the total health expenditure available to serve approximately 80% of South Africa’s population, it’s no exaggeration to say that the public healthcare system is over-extended. Because of this, …

Got Baby Stuff You No Longer Need?

At the time this article was written, 15:03 on Wednesday 11 April 2018, to be exact, 2,025 babies had been born since this day started. While some babies may be born into middle-class homes, there are many who will be …

Five Quick Tips for NGOs

Marketing. Although a website is professional and impressive, if you’re a small NGO starting out, a well-maintained Facebook page costs you nothing and is a quick and efficient way of giving feedback to your supporters. People love hearing success stories, …