In some ways it seems like yesterday, in other ways it seems like such a long time ago. This is the story so far of Child Promotion School…well, i have given the short version which cuts out most of the drama, otherwise you’d be reading this all day! 1,051 more words
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As anyone with a stake in social policy change knows well, the media can play a big role in generating the ‘power to persuade’ – making the case for change in a way that moves the public, policy makers, and politicians. 1,264 more words
Last week, we met Mama Palesa, a grandmother in Lamontville who has been empowered through CAST’s various programmes. During the next several weeks, CAST would like to introduce you to several women living in the community of Lamontville who are actively involved in CAST. 309 more words
Is it more effective to target interventions at those most in need? Or should we ‘act universally’, addressing the basic welfare of all? When it comes to addressing the causes of inequality, there is growing evidence to suggest that universal approaches are more effective. 1,410 more words
Last week, CAST had a chance to partner with a life group from Westville Baptist Church to reach out with practical compassion in Lamontville.
It all started last year, when the same life group from Westville Baptist saw some kids playing without jerseys on a cold evening. 373 more words