Tshikululu, through its mining clients, delivers deep social impact

  • 28 January 2014 | Thakhani Tshivhase | Opinion

The Isibindi project is a community improvement programme aimed at creating safe and caring communities for vulnerable children and youth at risk. In collaboration with the National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW), Tshikululu has managed this programme on behalf of De Beers, providing services to 10 838 vulnerable children and youth since its inception.

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Anglo American Chairman’s Fund is hailed in CSI Handbook

  • 27 January 2014 | Opinion

In its 2013 edition of Trialogue’s CSI Handbook, Anglo American was once again – for the ninth time – identified as a company perceived to be making the most developmental impact within its focus areas of HIV/AIDS, healthcare, welfare, education and entrepreneurial development.

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Forthcoming SA Basic Education Conference to foster greater collaboration

  • 15 January 2014 | Opinion

Registration is now open, and a call has been made for abstract submissions, for the forthcoming 2nd South African Basic Education Conference (SABEC), which takes place at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, on 31 March and 1 April 2014.

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Request for proposal: independent consultant sought to evaluate programme

  • 07 January 2014 | Opinion

On behalf of the WesBank Fund, part of the FirstRand Foundation, Tshikululu wishes to appoint a consultant to conduct an independent outcome evaluation for the second round of funding of the Food Security and Agricultural Livelihoods Programme 2014 (FSALP2).

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A tribute to Tata Madiba

  • 06 December 2013 | Tracey Henry | Opinion

Tshikululu Social Investments CEO Tracey Henry pays tribute to former President Nelson Mandela, who passed away last night aged 95.

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Little Saints of Bethany: a place called home

  • 07 November 2013 | Opinion

Little Saints of Bethany (Bethany) was founded in 1989 to rehabilitate abused women and reintegrate them into society.

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The value of the community voice

  • 07 November 2013 | Jolene Shaw | Insight

One of the most resilient anti-apartheid forces in the late 1970s through to the 1980s was the grassroots civic association. Stokvels, burial societies, youth and church groups rallied together, meeting in churches, homes, and streets to discuss their challenges and decide on plans of action. They played an instrumental role in building defiant communities capable of effecting change. Their success lay in the fact that they were not solely focused on political action, but also on community development.

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Teamwork is vital for mining to benefit all

  • 30 October 2013 | Tracey Henry | Opinion

South Africa’s beleaguered mining sector needs to foster greater co-operation with all stakeholders, including civil society, labour unions, the government and the private sector, in order to achieve mutual benefit for all parties concerned, writes Tracey Henry.

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Dealing with barriers to learning

  • 29 October 2013 | Phillip Methula | Opinion

It is a well-known fact that basic education is a fundamental driver for human development. MIET Africa has been contracted by Tshikululu to work with 20 schools in KwaZulu-Natal, to provide capacity for school management and teachers to have effective strategies to support learners in overcoming learning barriers. This is a pilot programme supported by the FNB Fund.

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Columba Leadership promotes youth activism

  • 28 October 2013 | Opinion

Columba Leadership is a non-profit organisation with area of focus in offering leadership academy programmes for learners in disadvantaged schools.

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