Making a Difference in Healthcare

According to World Bank statistics, there are 0.9 doctors per 1000 people in South Africa. This is much higher than the DRC and Zimbabwe’s 0.1, but less when you compare it to Australia’s 3.6 or Canada’s 2.6 per 1000 people. …

Making a Difference in Education

We know that good quality education does much to set someone up for success in life. Conversely, as Economics researcher Nic Spaull says, poor quality education is one of the contributing factors to children remaining in an intergenerational cycle of …

Making A Difference in Job Creation

It is difficult to paint the problem of unemployment in South Africa in a positive light. The bottom line is, there is an unusually high level of unemployment. We will spare you the stats, because you’ve probably seen them. Instead, …

The Ripple Effect of Reading

Apartheid wrought havoc on South Africa’s education system, and years later, we’re still facing the unfortunate consequences. Younger generations are being disadvantaged by the persisting effects of this, and this has a ripple effect – for them, their families and …

Reach For A Dream

We’re happy to say that we’re partnering with Reach for a Dream again to help them make the dreams of 30 children come true. If you donate any amount towards this project, you stand a chance to win an exciting …

Notes From The Field: Flying For Life

We love sharing news from our NGO partners. Gabriella Szabo, Marketing and Events Coordinator for Flying for Life, tells us why partnerships are crucial to what they do. Flying for Life journeys with many different people. We never travel alone. …

Overcoming inequality – one step at a time

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 …

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 …