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Sibongile

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

The People

Hands-up for Mariannridge

Fiona’s Story

Last year when her son was having health problems, Fiona used to walk to the clinic in Mariannridge regularly.  One day while walking back from the clinic with a friend, she noticed the CAST centre.  671 more words

South Africa

Buckets of Hope

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

Kwadabeka

Donuts or Dollars: Which Is Charitable?

…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.  

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Ch 25: Helping Locally And Globally

Sinikithemba

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

Durban

China to relocate 2 million people this year in struggle to banish poverty

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