The World Choir Games from 4 – 14 July 2018 kick started in Pretoria for the first time in Africa – a competition founded in the year 2000. More than 300 choirs and 16 000 participants from over 60 countries are in Tshwane to compete in the Olympic Games of Choral music. One hundred and forty-seven of the total 2018 participating choirs are from South Africa. The World Choir Games (in their 10th edition) feature choirs such as award winning, Takoma Academy Chorale from Takoma Park in Maryland USA participating in the high schools segment of the competition.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation is now calling for #ActionAgainstPoverty! Beyond #MandelaDay is the potential to change every day in an impactful way. Positively, of course, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has developed a more tangible direction for people’s contributions towards their global mandate. Their strategic shift is commendable as it relies on strengthening bonds with other civil society organisations. Networked communication.
To play the role of facilitator, the Nelson Mandela Foundation is using its strong identity to have influence and impact. On Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 23 years after South Africa democratically elected its first president; the Nelson Mandela Foundation honoured their namesake by presenting their strategic shift in approach to #MandelaDay! Asking for all stakeholders and supporters of #MandelaDay to focus their energy and efforts on taking #ActionAgainstPoverty.
On the last Saturday of April since 2008, International Save The Frogs Day lives out its mandate as the worlds leading amphibian conservation organisation. To use International Save The Frogs Day as a means to raise awareness about the global endangerment of frogs.
Big Five Duty Free is commonly known to the public for their exclusive and illustrious stores in South Africa’s major airport terminals. Big Five Duty Free’s operations however extend beyond gloss and glamour with their various CSI initiatives, including a campaign every year to distribute Teddy Bears (part of a Christmas Shopping incentive) to underprivileged children.
The Wot-If? Trust has become synonymous with strategic interventions. B-BBEE contributions should help [participants] do more than survive, but thrive. Through ESD (Enterprise and Supplier Development), corporates are given sustainable solutions for their contributions
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With the help of proactive community members, The Wot-If? Trust has been able to maintain the concept of agricultural conservation to the youth in Diepsloot. Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots programme is one example of how to engage with the youth on an educational and recreational basis.
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