Change is in your pocket

The Big Issue is a socially responsible non-profit organisation that enables willing unemployed and marginalised adults to take responsibility for their own lives through a developmental employment programme.

Youth matters

Youth Day in June brings the need to protect the innocence of our youth into focus. We delve into how some non-profit organisations are helping stem the flow of damage to young people

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The Butterfly Art Project (BAP) has offered its services to the vulnerable and traumatised children of the Capricorn and Vrygrond communities for seven years by helping them find comfort through the healing practice of artistic creativity.


A feeling of belonging

This organisation promotes an active and healthy lifestyle to children aged five to 14 years in the Mitchells Plain and Strandfontein areas. Founded by Proteas player JP Duminy in 2015, its mission is to create a positive environment for learners to express themselves and develop in cricket.


Someone to talk to, someone to listen

Hope House Counselling Centre, located in Table View, was started by Judy Strickland in 2004. The centre offers drug testing and counselling as well as community-based treatment for teenagers in school. The NPO also supports the family members of those with drug, alcohol, sex and other addictions. Hope House provides a safe space for addicts to talk about the realities they try to escape from.

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