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Dudu's Story

Dudu’s Story

By Rolan Gulston

In 2005, at the age of 42, Dudu Hlongwane was one of only two survivors in a fatal taxi accident. After spending six months at a rehabilitation centre, Dudu was diagnosed with a T-12 level spinal injury which has left her paralysed from the waist-down. 356 more words

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Ayanda's Story

Ayanda’s Story

By Rolan Gulston

Two years ago, twenty-nine year old Ayanda Mkhwanazi would never have envisioned that soon, he would be the proud owner of a maize meal production company. 1,045 more words

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More on China's poverty relief program

These news stories are worth following, concerning China’s ongoing poverty relief program. It is a cornerstone of the preparations for a transition to the ‘moderately prosperous, well-off and peaceful society’ … 47 more words

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Joyce's Story

Joyce’s Story

By Rolan Gulston 

Fifty-four year old Joyce Mukuya of Mariannridge has gained a new lease on life since becoming involved with CAST late last year. 485 more words

Poverty Relief.

Mama Khombisile

CAST Savings Club Story: Mama Khombisile

Mama Khombisile is incredibly passionate about wonder bags!  She joined CAST’s Chesterville Savings Club with the intention of putting aside R50 ($3.84) a month to purchase materials for the wonder bags. 136 more words

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CAST Health Education: Diabetes Awareness

CAST distributes 300 food parcels to those living below the poverty line. These food parcels are handed out in 7 communities. A recent survey of the poverty levels of food parcel recipients showed that 89% earn an income of less than R 1 500 for the… 267 more words

Poverty Relief.

CAST Savings Club Story: Thuleleni Madlala

A talented beadworker and aspiring entrepreneur in Chesterville, Thuleleni, recently discovered the importance of saving.  During the past month, CAST’s Business Development Department has launched several Saving Clubs for local entrepreneurs in the communities where CAST partners.   347 more words

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