As a child, Sibongile learned about entrepreneurship from watching her mother sell television sets and radios. Now as an entrepreneur herself, Sibongile goes door to door in KwaDabeka selling clothing to clients. 362 more words
Tags » Poverty-relief
Last week CAST had the opportunity to partner with Baptist Global Response to provide hospice buckets for bedridden community members in KwaDabeka and Chesterville.
Baptist Global Response is a global Southern Baptist relief and development organisation with a heart for helping the poor and suffering to have the opportunity to experience a full and meaningful life. 168 more words
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…Oxfam Canada and Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada Inc […] were told they cannot work for the “prevention of poverty,” which is considered political, but can “alleviate poverty,” which is charitable.
At CAST’s Community Empowerment Centre in Chesterville, Nomakaya Mpambaniso (CAST’s Chesterville Community Co-ordinator) leads a counselling support group for those in the community. Every week the group comes together for support, sewing and knitting projects, as well as fun games and activities. 430 more words
China, fighting to stamp out poverty, will this year move more than two million of its poorest citizens from remote, inland regions to more developed areas, an official of the cabinet, or State Council, said on Tuesday. 283 more words