Hearts & Heroes

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Local Heroes: Meet the Proteas Women Cricket Team!

Inspirational stories about remarkable South Africans!

Last year, some amazing young South African cricketers represented SA at the 2018 ICC Women's World Cup T20 in the West Indies, toured to Australia earlier this year and recently beat Sri Lanka in a T20 series.

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Farming or Harming?

An in-depth interview by Chris Gibbons with Philip Lymbery about the state of our planet due to factory farming.

While current industrial farming methods seem to make sense, according to Philip Lymbery, CEO of Compassion in World Farming and author of Farmageddon, the animals, consumers and the environment are paying the highest price for its inefficient and destructive effects.

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Dog Lovers to the Rescue

Provide a loving home environment

Driven by love and compassion, dog breed rescue groups play a vital role in providing an alternative to breeders, animal shelters and pet shops.

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Fortuin Favours the Brave

To save a life is one of the best feelings you can ever have

At the age of 21, volunteer rescue swimmer Robin Fortuin saved six people from drowning in the rip currents at Monwabisi Beach near Cape Town. For his bravery, Cape Town-born Fortuin was named Centrum Guardian of the Year. This is his incredible story…

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A Journey to Clean Water and Better Health

Hearts & Heroes

Maya Angelou wrote: When you do nothing you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved you feel a sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to makes things better...

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Rainbow Warriors

The importance of early detection.

Bonni Suckling and Nadia Lewis have endured what no parent should have to, suffering the agonising death of their young sons, Jed and Hanno, to cancer. To honour their lives, they pour their love and energy into Rainbows and Smiles, a public benefit organisation that provides emotional, social and financial support to families and caregivers...

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The World’s Largest Coastal Clean-Up

Hearts & Heroes

“To date, nearly 12 million people have been part of the world’s biggest volunteer effort to protect the ocean, and South Africa is a major part of this success story!”

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The CHOC WALK TO SANI PASS

Reflect and get in touch with nature

In 2010, Joy de Witt contacted CHOC to arrange a walk up Sani Pass to raise funds for CHOC.

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Born to Run

“Running makes me feel free!"

Born with hemi-melia, Ntando Mahlangu spent a good portion of his young life in a wheelchair. In 2012, the decision was made to amputate both Ntando’s legs. Jumping Kids fitted him with his first set of blades and the rest, as they say, is history, or in this case - history in the making!

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The Riel Renaissance

Being among the best of the best

"The Riel is part of the culture...owned by these communities...and it’s being celebrated as a heritage worth appreciating."