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Christmas Burgers & Snowflakes

A few weeks ago, George Mwaura, CAST’s Sports & Youth Development Manager, matched one of his boys in KwaDabeka with a mentor. When they met for the first time at McDonalds, the mentor asked the boy what he would like for breakfast. 231 more words


Social Inclusion Week: promising steps to ending youth homelessness

In this post to mark Social Inclusion Week (Nov 22-30), Chris Stone writes that new integrated approaches to the complex issue of youth homelessness is offering hope for young people and communities. 843 more words

Community Sector

Loveboxes in Lamont

Last Saturday a life group from Westville Baptist Church organised the Lovebox Celebration in Lamontville.  The same group that organised the Winter Warmth Drive for 40 Days of Community, this life group was amped to serve again in Lamontville. 123 more words


Doing Development Differently: Report back from two mind-blowing days at Harvard

Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’ offers some tips, observations and concerns about ‘Doing Development Differently’ that are likely to strike a chord for readers in the social and health sectors too. 957 more words

Community Sector

An Alliance of Churches: CAST's History

The work of CAST started about 40 years ago, when Westville Baptist Church developed a relationship with Ephraim Mzobe, a young milk-delivery man in Westville and a strong Christian. 1,092 more words


Job Readiness Day

On 9 October 2014, CAST, Careerlinx, and World Changers Academy partnered to organize a “Job Readiness Day” in KwaDabeka. Almost 70 community members attended to hear several local speakers, including Joe White of World Changers Academy. 383 more words

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