KZN Duo Will Walk 350 Km to Fundraise for the Hungry

By SAPeople Staff Writer 29-10-20 18:13

Two pharmacy assistants, Yaseen Bux (34) & Zusakhe Nangu (35), will on 2 to 6 November walk 350 kilometres, from Port Edward to Richards Bay, to address food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic and to fundraise in an effort to help these people. The Port Shepstone residents are trying to raise R500,000 with a crowdfunding […]

Meet Plettenberg Bay’s Happy Dogs, Helped by Volunteers

By SAPeople Contributor 03-09-20 11:46

Away from the beaches and lagoons for which the seaside town of Plettenberg Bay is famous, at 8am on a Saturday morning in the industrial area, crowds of people gather with their dogs, which run around playing, barking and causing a ruckus alongside their owners who are queueing down the street. It is overcast and […]

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Adopt a River in Honour of Madiba’s Legacy

By SAPeople Contributor 17-07-20 11:54

As the country observes Mandela Month, the Department of Water and Sanitation has reiterated a call upon South Africans to take part in the Clear Rivers Campaign, to protect water resources and keep them pollution-free at all times. The Clear Rivers Campaign takes place in the month of July as part of promoting volunteerism in […]

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Springboks Thank South Africans For Raising Over R1 Million

By Guest Contributor 21-11-20 18:12

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi and Rassie Erasmus, SA Rugby’s director of rugby, on Tuesday thanked South Africans for answering the Springboks’ call to help raise funds to help with hunger alleviation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Springboks’ #StrongerTogether for R32-12 fundraising campaign finished on a high note with over a R1 million raised when the […]


Pack a Wagging Winter Shoebox to Keep a Township Pet Warm

By SAPeople Contributor 23-06-20 18:24

Winter temperatures are starting to settle in Cape Town and the pets of Khayelitsha township are feeling its effect. The team at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic have created an easy way for the public to help the pets of Khayelitsha stay warm. Members of the public are encouraged to take part in the fifth annual Wagging […]

Search Team Rescues Stranded Dog on Table Mountain

By SAPeople Contributor 19-06-20 00:46

The successful rescue of a dog stranded on Table Mountain has gone viral in South Africa. During a time when the nation is yearning for good news, this beautiful story hit the spot. The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon, 16 June, when Wilderness Search And Rescue (WSAR) were activated just before 15h00 by a […]

SPCA Saves Jackal Near Death in Bloemfontein Petting Zoo

By SAPeople Contributor 04-06-20 18:49

A plea has gone up for donations to help bring back to health a jackal that was close to death’s door after being held in a Bloemfontein petting zoo. “It is those two big pleading eyes that kept me up at night. Pleading for escape, pleading for relief of unimaginable pain, pleading for help!” said […]


One Small Act of Kindness Delivers Over 5,000 Parcels

By Jenni Baxter 31-05-20 15:26

A small Facebook page with a huge heart has made a big difference to thousands of people in Gauteng, South Africa, during Lockdown… delivering over 5,000 parcels, feeding thousands and creating three temporary shelters. The page is One Small Act of Kindness and is run by nursery school owner Kelly-Ann Van Der Meer… whose loved […]

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“Ubuntu in Action” Muslim Group Daily Feeds Poor of All Races

By Cassie Jo 08-05-20 10:28

Poorer communities to the southwest of Johannesburg and even farther afield have been benefiting off the incredible feeding schemes being run by the Muslim Association of South Africa. Many of the communities MASA feeds are around Lenasia, such as Vlakfontein, but also the organisation has gone as far as New Scotland in Mpumalanga. Earlier today […]

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Over 300 Paws are Taking to the Sea Point Promenade

By SAPeople Contributor 04-03-20 14:34

Humans and four-legged friends are invited to strut their stuff along the fifth annual Paws on the Promenade – a dog walk fundraiser by the Mdzananda Animal Clinic, Khayelitsha, in partnership with Vondi’s Holistic Pet Nutrition. The dog walk will take place on Sunday the 15th of March at 9am. Starting at the Mouille Point […]

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Carina Bruwer to Attempt Record 20km Swim for Hope Across Nelson Mandela Bay Tomorrow

By SAPeople Contributor 24-08-21 22:40

On Friday 28 February 2020, Capetonian marathon swimmer, musician and mother-of-three Carina Bruwer will attempt to swim approximately 20km to cross Nelson Mandela Bay in Port Elizabeth, in support of Muzukidz, an organisation that offers underprivileged children the opportunity to learn the violin. If successful, Carina will be the first woman and the second person […]

Homeless Caddie Qualifies for Professional Golf Tour

By SAPeople Contributor 12-02-20 15:47

Up until 5 months ago, Llewellyn Barnes (59) was a homeless man, living on the streets of Pretoria, South Africa… but this March, against all odds, he will participate amongst professional players in the Senior Tour, a major golf tournament! A difficult childhood At an early age, Llewellyn faced many obstacles. He became like an […]

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