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 …