Entries by Monique Wyndham

Thandanani

Thandanani is another initiative we are privileged to support; it is an orphanage which is run as a non-profit organisation by a small but highly dedicated team of supporters.  Thandanani means “love each other”; a name that eloquently captures the humanitarian intent behind this life-changing enterprise which provides assistance to orphans and other disadvantaged children from selected homes; many of whom are infected and affected by AIDS or abuse. The children at the centre are given food Read more...

Powering Up Emerging Enterprises

Powering Up Emerging Enterprises
Posted by Caryn on July 29, 2011 in News

One of the greatest needs amongst emerging businesses in South Africa is capacity building and connecting to a market, to ensure their success and long term sustainability. And emerging enterprises are one of the greatest needs South Africa has right now, as high unemployment figures and job creation take centre stage.

Open Africa is responding to this need amongst the 2 600 enterprises in its network of 62 travel Read more...

Adding to the Treasure Trove

Adding to the Treasure Trove
Posted by John on May 14, 2011 in News

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere
(Chinese Proverb)
When we create the right conditions for learning to take place it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy: we learn how to learn and then … we can learn anything.  The future of South Africa and its colourful people will, to a large extent, be determined by the quality of learning we pass on to our children.  If we can improve the education even Read more...