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  • Gaefele Treasure Meko was born in a rural village. Life was difficult and people were stuck in the viscous cycle of poverty. Despite these odds, Gaefele finished matric with excellent results but unfortunately lacked the necessary funds to go to university. “I decided not to give up. I eventually received a sponsor in order to […]

  • Lungi Mtshali is on a mission to change young lives through the power of technology. He has founded the Connected Classroom project, which aims to ensure that students have a firm grasp on the concepts taught in computer science. “I believe that the next Steve Jobs will come from one of the developing countries, hopefully […]

  • Imagine a typical Sunday morning in your home. Some people might be out cycling, or meeting friends for brunch. In the township of Tembisa in the Eastern Suburbs of Johannesburg, you will find a very different kind of Sunday morning – learners going for extra lessons. The Creative Minds Academy tutors learners in accounting, mathematics […]

  • Africa is the world’s second largest continent, home to 54 countries, including our beloved South Africa. A place of great beauty and positivity, but this is often clouded by the images of violence, war and disease which are so often seen on our TV screens. Tracy and Matthew Angus-Hammond are inspired by Africa and want […]

  • Posted In Sports, Stories Of Help

    Endurance athletes are known for their ability to push boundaries and go where other ‘ordinary’ people cannot. For Jean Craven and Time Ziehl, swimming is a way of life. Together they use their talents to help others – by raising funds for children’s charities. It all began in 2009, when they took a bet from […]

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