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December 5, 2017

How to be a better volunteer

In celebration of International Volunteer Day, which takes place on 5 December, forgood, South Africa’s biggest volunteering platform is calling on people to offer up their time in a way…

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October 2, 2017

Technology has changed how we give

From crowdfunding and instant mobile payments for emergency relief to virtual volunteering platforms, technology has changed the way we give. By allowing individuals to assist in real-time, the Internet has…

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August 22, 2017

Andy Hadfield – profile

Andy Hadfield is the opposite of conventional. As a digital native, he constantly challenges ideas, business models and traditional ways of thinking – whatever it takes to create, drive and…

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July 19, 2017

Spring clean for good

Spring is in the air. It’s time to clean out your closets and dust out the winter cobwebs – summer is around the corner! What do you do with all…

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June 21, 2017

Calling on all retirees to volunteer

June is Elderly Awareness Month. Research has shown that for older adults, volunteering can be an important mechanism for meeting new people, extending connections and ensuring long-term mental health and…

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June 18, 2017

The silver lining for retirees

Retired brains have a lot to offer, with some over-65’s opting to put theirs to good use, by helping to address social and development challenges in South Africa. Taking their…

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