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, …

Over R9 million in donations, and counting

We’re pretty chuffed that the Different Donation is proving to be a powerful force and that the annuity effect – being a recurring annual donation – is starting to make an impact. We love that we’ve empowered Different Life clients …

Changing The World – One Policy at a Time

Since the 12th of March 2015, when we officially introduced Different Life to the world, we’ve partnered with Different Life clients and facilitated donations of over R8,71 million to NGOs on the Different.org crowdfunding platform. 100% of this has gone …