Work = Dignity

“Work itself is fundamental to how human beings realize their destiny in this world. To be deprived of work, to be unable to provide for one’s family and oneself, is to become not only economically vulnerable, but also humanly stunted…work… …

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, …

So You Want To Start An NGO?

If you’re thinking of starting an NGO, then it’s good to ask yourself the following questions:   What is my reason for starting the NGO? If you see an NGO as a way to make a profit for yourself, DON’T …

Making Dreams Come True

We caught up with Nonnie (Nonhlanhla) Ngema, a field worker for Reach for a Dream, an NGO that encourages children to use their dreams to fight life-threatening illnesses.   How did you end up being a fieldworker at Reach For …