Women salvage local economies and social wellbeing through recycling

It is up to us to make a difference

Collect-a-Can, southern African can recovery and recycling organisation, actively works within various communities, encouraging citizens from all walks of life to safeguard our environment.


The impact of alcohol abuse and intimate partner violence

by The Industry Association for Responsible Alcohol Use (ARA)

The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is an international campaign which takes place annually and began this week.

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Thandi Pinana

Rehabilitates her community

After spending three years in prison, Thandi Pinana from Soweto in Protea North founded Elinyi’thuba Women Empowerment Group, a non-profit organisation to rehabilitate female convicts.

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Columba Leadership

Movement for Youth Leadership

“When young people invest in their own education and take shared responsibility for school discipline and academic improvement we see dramatic results,” says Rob Taylor, Founding Chairman of Columba Academy.


Eco-conscious schools could win their share of R788 800

Every recycled can counts!

Collect-a-Can urges all schools to take their eco-conscious spirit to the next level and enter the popular National Schools Competition that runs annually from 01 February to 31

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Taking care of the youth

The law against underage drinking

As responsible tavern owners, we are, naturally, opposed to irresponsible drinking. And this is more so than ever when it comes to minors consuming alcohol.

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Informal can collector becomes a successful recycling business owner

Grabbing the recycling-for-cash opportunity with both hands has transformed Thys Wanyane’s life.

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Whisky awards the good guys

Following a two-month-long search for South Africa’s Good Guy, Bell’s Whisky has announced Nirmal and Shunil as the overall grand winners of the “Bell’s Share a Million with a Good Guy” promotion.


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Mokoena Empowers Liquor Traders

Fanny Mokoena of Meadowlands in Soweto founded Liquor Traders Against Crime (LTAC) in 2000 to fight alcohol-related crimes such as domestic violence, rape and assault, which is common in her community.

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Linda Twala

He’s married his community work

For Alexandra's iconic community worker, Linda Twala, his relationship and involvement with philanthropy work is as sacred as marriage vows.