Run by PhD candidate Kenalemang Kgoroeadira, Thojane Organic Farm combines traditional African knowledge with modern permaculture techniques to produce retail-worthy organic produce and a sustainable source of income.
As SA celebrates 20 years of democracy, a truly inspiring TV series titled Play Your Part debuts on SABC 2 on 15 June. Hosted by Kabelo Mabalane, the series aims to inspire and ignite South Africans to take action and make a difference in their communities.
Nontsikelelo Qwelane forgets her aching knees when she takes up her chalk at the beginning of a school day. At age 92, after 73 years in front of a classroom, this lifelong teacher insists she is not tired; instead, she is still devoted to her vocation, and her pupils.
MusicWorks aims to help children traumatised by violence and neglect through music therapy, by providing a space for emotional healing, an avenue for creativity and instilling a positive sense of self.
SA ranks high for its legal framework regarding women's and gender rights, but Pontsho Manzi says that South Africans need to play their part in making true gender equality a reality by teaching children that men and women are equal.
Rayana Edwards's Sari for Change project recycles donated saris into new clothing designs. The project employs and trains intern designers and garment workers, teaching them business skills to boost their small clothing production businesses.
While sport is seen as a career route for boys, girls are left behind. The Sports Wrap Foundation, through the Emalahleni Girls' Challenge, wants to change that, making football a viable employment option for girls, giving them strength and self-worth.
Children with life-threatening illnesses are helped to fulfil their greatest wishes through Reach for a Dream. The foundation is playing its part in building a better future - imagine what you can achieve as an adult if you have beat illness as a child.
Aids activist David Ross Patient was diagnosed HIV-positive in 1983; today he campaigns for greater awareness on how to stay healthy, and alive, on the South African government's ARV programme, which is the largest in the world.