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Running 648km to prevent suicide – Comrades Runner Zanele Hlatshwayo

On the 18th of January 2018, Zanele Hlatshwayo (33) from Orlando West, Soweto founded, non-profit initiative, Rise18, a movement aimed at creating a dialogue around mental illness and suicide prevention. At only 24 years old, Zanele faced a world of unanswered questions, when her father, Phillip Hlatshwayo, took his own …

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Over 2000 Predatory Sharks Spotted on Cape Town’s shores.

According to Sarah Waries, CEO of Shark Spotters, a non-profit safety and research organization based in Cape Town, False Bay has the second largest aggregation of white sharks in the world, and the largest on the doorstep of a major city. Pioneers in shark safety, the dedicated team has proven …

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Friends refurbish local School in honour of a hero that sadly passed away

Ian Macdonald who dedicated the last 2 years of his life to students of Hillwood Primary in Lavender Park sadly passed way in a head on collision on the 20th February 2018, the day after his 44th birthday. The Noordhoek resident and father of 3, was actively involved with non-government organizations since 2002, supporting street …

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Jed (10) raises funds for Red Cross Children’s Hospital after Rare Disease – Cape Town

In September 2016 Jed Kagan (10) from Sea Point, Cape Town, experienced severe pain in his knee after playing with his older brother, Liam. Trying to determine the root of his pain struck fear Jed’s parents and puzzled a number of specialists. “Jed returned home from school to play cricket with …

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Andrew Patterson completes 100 climbs up Table Mountain – 265 to go!

Andrew Patterson (38), affectionately known as “Mountain Drew”, an avid hiker and entrepreneur, originally from Johannesburg started 2018 with a mission to climb Table Mountain 365 times with his 365 Ubuntu Climbs initiative. The project was set up on donations-based crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy to raise an inspiring R1 million rand …

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Aaron Lipschitz crowdfunds Over R1 Million for Rare Immune disease!

Aaron Lipschitz (3) from Sea Point, Cape Town, is the first South African to be diagnosed with Interleukin-12 Receptor Defect, a rare incurable disease that affects his immune system,. Of the few known cases worldwide, Aaron is the only child who is unable to consume food. Play therapist and mum Taryn, describes …

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Over R400 crowdfunded for star triathlete, Mhlengi Gwala after handsaw attack!

Mhlengi Gwala (26), a star triathlete from Chesterville in KZN, was attacked by three men who attempted to cut one of his legs off using a handsaw in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Gwala, was cycling near the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard College Campus) around 3.30am when he was …

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18 Marathons to redefine father’s suicide

Google Video Specialist, Zanele Hlatshwayo (33) from Orlando West, Soweto has pledged to run 18 races to redefine her father’s legacy, after he took his own life in June 2008 at the age of 47. “My father was my hero. He was the man who was there for me every …

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Changing one’s perspective… RADA Inspire will!

As part of their overall vision to create a safe and peaceful environment for all, effecting change through compassion and understanding, RADA will be undertaking an unprecendented ten-month social campaign and needs your help to do so. From 1 March to 31 December 2018, the non-profit company, through the RADA …

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Running for a cause!

South Africa is a country where the upliftment of underprivileged youth is crucial for creating a prosperous society. The importance of substantial education, proper housing, nutrition and exemplary adult figures cannot be underestimated. But perhaps there is an altogether different issue that needs to be addressed: how does one inspire …

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