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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

A Garden for All

Last Sunday, the children of Promise Land got their hands dirty!  Recently, CAST started up a community garden for those in need.  With the drought and rising prices of food, many people who are living on the streets or battling to find employment come to CAST’s Westville offices asking for assistance.   97 more words

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Person of Interest: Amanda Nover, Bread for the City

Making an impact in and around DC doesn’t stop with entrepreneurship. We are always happy to learn about local non-profit initiatives in working to make our city better, and increase the quality of life for our citizens. 589 more words

Why Not?

When Timothy Mohlala, CAST’s KwaDabeka Community Coordinator, recruited volunteers at KwaDabeka Baptist Church to help out with CAST’s programmes, Senkie’s first response was, “Why not?”  Originally from Johannesburg, Senkie moved to KwaDabeka with a friend and was quick to join KwaDabeka Baptist Church and get involved.   274 more words


The Power of Food Parcels

Eighteen years ago a social worker from Westville Baptist trained a group of community health workers in one of CAST’s communities — the problem, they told her, is that we give the people their medicine, but they have no food and they cannot take it on an empty stomach. 613 more words


'How do I make people care?' Reframing that question in the media and beyond

Power to Persuade aims to improve understanding and communication between the main groups involved in the policy process: government, academics and the community sector. Often that is done, or fails to happen, through the media. 1,294 more words