Author Archives: Sandi mvandaba

St Luke’s Combined Hospices | Every moment counts

Bringing life and loving care to terminally ill patients, St Luke’s Combined Hospices believes in making every moment count. Providing palliative care to terminally ill patients since 1980, St Luke’s Combined Hospices (SLCH) is focused on quality of life.  By making every moment count — even when they are numbered — SLCH brings life and […]

Biodynamic Agricultural Association Southern Africa | Future farmers

Growing new farmers for a brighter tomorrow, BDAASA is providing training to support biodynamic farming in Southern Africa. Meet Nthatisi. She is a future farmer. Learning hands-on about agroecology and enterprise creation, Nthatisi and other fellow trainees are part of a ‘Train a New Farmer Programme in Southern Africa’ —hosted by the Biodynamic Agricultural Association […]

Christel House | Brand new classrooms

Making quality early learning accessible to even more children, Builders and MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet are funding three more state-of-the-art education spaces worth R1 720 000 at Christel House South Africa. This month, Christel House will open its doors to reveal three brand new state-of-the art Grade RR classrooms worth R1 720 000! That’s thanks to Builders and […]

African Angels | Angels learning digitally

Helping provide numeracy and literacy to children, African Angels receives their first iSchoolAfrica Digital library at their independent school in Chintsa East. African Angels aim is to provide a quality primary education, that is founded in improving literacy and numeracy. Their independent school in Chintsa East is one of the first school in the Eastern […]

Reach for A Dream | The power of dreams

Setting records and raising funds is just some of the ways Reach for A Dream celebrates 33 years of making dreams come true for children who are gravely ill. Over the past three decades, the Reach for a Dream Foundation has worked tirelessly to fulfil the dreams of children facing life-threatening illnesses in South Africa. […]

NSPCA | Training for a kinder world

Thanks to its latest MySchool fund injection of R488 000, the NSPCA will now be able to enlist more trainees and boost inspector and field officer training to help curb animal cruelty. Despite being a nation of animal lovers, South Africa faces a huge problem of animal cruelty and negligence. Every day, organisations like the […]

Anchor of Hope | Hope is everything

Empowering people through welding training and work placement, Anchor of Hope is helping bring valuable talent to the workforce, communities and economy. MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet funded the offering life skills and basic welding training for 20 students, Anchor of Hope is helping upskill and empower graduates to become functioning members of society. What’s more, half […]

ORT SA | Digital ready for work

Providing relevant digital skills needed in the workplace, ORT SA aims to fight unemployment by boosting individual employability. In a 2016 analysis of online job market trends, it was revealed that Information Communication and Technology (ICT) is the top employment sector in South Africa — a trend that’s likely to continue going forward. That’s why […]

Realema | St Peter’s Teacher Interns

Helping grow teachers for the future, Realema is supporting four more talented individuals through the Dream2Teach Fund. With its goal to produce motivated teachers to impact the lives of children aged 3—8 years old, St Peter’s is playing an important role in addressing South Africa’s education crisis. The Times in 2015 reported, “there will be […]

Realema Teacher Interns

Helping grow teachers for the future, Realema is supporting four more teachers in achieving their dreams thanks to the Dream2Teach Programme. Realema means to grow, plough or farm. Helping to grow teachers for the future, Realema is supporting talented young students to achieve their dreams of becoming a teacher. Offering full bursaries to hard-working students […]