Zimbabwean singer-songwriter Prudence Mabena, whose documentary won an Oscar, has been named a Casual Day ambassador. She has written a theme song for the day, which will be recorded in June and will feature fellow Casual Day ambassador, rapper Tujay Harmonix.
HIV still carries a huge stigma, despite the many years it has been around and the masses of education undertaken by the public and private sectors. For the second year, Change the Stigma is seeking Positive Heroes to work to change the way people perceive those who are HIV-positive.
Community Chest searches for ways to help people get out of the poverty trap. Its EcoBoxx Entrepreneur Kit and Amandla! project do just this. Rather than simply handing out charity, they allow people to earn their own livings and so contribute to the economy.
Reading is the key to success, helping to educate, inspire and uplift, a panel of leading South Africans told University of Johannesburg students at a World Book Day event hosted by Play Your Part ambassador Tebogo Ditshego on 23 April.
Four recent graduates from Monash South Africa - Kegaugetswe Pinky Motsomi, Mongezi Godfrey Lomo, Foundation Umaa Kundiona and Karishma Maharaj - will be using their skills, experience and qualifications to play their part and help make South Africa a better place to live, for all.