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A Scout’s Honour

Harmelia Gardens Air Scout Group volunteering community service at Oliver’s Village.

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Easter Feaster and Other Events

Our Easter Feaster party is an annual event in which we treat the 210 children of Nomthandazo Children’s Care Centre to a day of fun and laughter.

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Fundraising under the New BEE Codes

A Blunder

The first indication that the NPO sector might suffer under the new Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) codes was when the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) first proposed that measured[…]

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Charities and the New BEE Codes

Even though the new Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) codes were gazetted and passed into law on 11 October, 2013, there still seems to be much confusion surrounding its understanding[…]

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2013 Winter Campaign

Winter Campaign – it sounds very military. Every year, for 12 years now, we too embark on a winter campaign. And though it is thankfully not of the military kind it can be as gruelling and has to be planned as though it were.[…]

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Happy Birthday Madiba

Happy Birthday, Tata

18 July, 2013 was a great day for many South Africans: the 95th birthday of one of the great leaders of our time – Nelson Rolihlahla “Madiba” Mandela.[…]

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Project Sunlight

Over the last few months we have been actively involved in the Zenzele community. We recently initiated a community vegetable gardening project for the Zenzele community.[…]

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Community Vegetable Gardening

For more than two years now, we having been providing 100 impoverished families from the Zenzele informal settlement with a monthly food hamper worth R450. This is obviously[…]

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