Woensdag , Junie 19 2019
Home / Goeie Nuus | Good news (page 3)

Goeie Nuus | Good news

Over R26 000 raised for youngsters detained in China after Visa Scam

Enticed by the opportunity to teach English in China, the group, all under the age of 25, entrusted Owen Wang, an agent claiming to represent Sanda Youth International. Before leaving South Africa the students were given student visas and told their work Visas will be issued upon arrival. With their contracts …

Lees meer

Half a Million to Save beloved Dance School in Imizamo Yethu Township – Cape Town

Amoyo Dance School caters to the impoverished children in Imizamo Yethu Township in Hout Bay Cape Town and have done impacted the lives of these young students in a remarkable way. Kim Worrall (43) from Hout Bay, was volunteering in the victim support centre at the local police station, when she …

Lees meer

6 friends take on the Comrades Marathon for little girl with Cerebral Palsy

After a speaking to his wife Nicky, an occupational therapist at L.U.C.C.A, a support and care centre for special needs children in Randburg, Byron Leggett and 5 friends decided to take on the mammoth Comrades marathon to open up a young girl’s life to new possibilities. The friends from Johannesburg …

Lees meer

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 …

Lees meer

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 …

Lees meer

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 …

Lees meer

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 …

Lees meer

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 …

Lees meer

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 …

Lees meer

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 …

Lees meer