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Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2008’

  • Corporate Donations

    Virgin Active SA has very generously donated clothing (mainly shirts and tracksuit pants) to I Care.Kim Webster the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, for Virgin Active SA, told our donor manager that the clothing was used for staff uniforms but they have since been withdrawn as …

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  • This weeks Special Assignment

    SABC3 09.30pm Tuesday 23 September * The sexual abuse of children, and their ‘double victimization’ by the criminal justice system intended to protect them; falls under the spotlight in this week’s Special Assignment. In the second of a two-part series on the recently amended Sexual …

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  • Motorists are being targeted

    A headline on the front page of a local Durban newspaper stated that “Drivers who pay beggars will risk prosecution” What is your initial reaction? Do you know that if you give money to beggars at intersections you are breaking traffic bylaws? The eThekwini Municipality …

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  • We are all excited about 2010, World Cup Soccer, and great preparation has gone into accommodation, venues, entertainment, etc. We have high hopes that this event will put our country on the map. However, there have been concerns that the organizers of the 2010 World …

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  • Making a difference this Christmas

    Christmas is just around the corner. How is your company making a difference this year? Jeffares & Green has sent out the following memo to all its stakeholders:“… In light of the dire poverty all around, you will not be receiving a corporate gift or …

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  • Its meant to be easy!

    Isn’t it strange how a young South African citizen can bring in over R7 million in the past year for the company (and the SA economy) that he works for, but he can’t get an ID book from the Department of Home Affairs? This is …

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  • Safety Concern

    There is a growing concern about the safety of staff and youths at the reception centre, on the Victoria Embankment. Gangs of young adults have been loitering the public area, of late, around the centre and are violently attacking younger teens who are visiting the …

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  • Why I think we should support I Care

    There is more than one dynamic to supporting I Care. The two most important reasons and the main reasons why I have aligned myself with I Care are; To stop the verbal abuse the children have to experience when we don’t want to give them …

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  • 3rd Rehab programme delayed

    The Khuthaza Rehabilitation Programme has been postponed to a later date, as we are not able to secure a safe and healthy living environment for the youths during the 3 month programme. The programme was initially scheduled to kick of on the 5th September (this …

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  • Building a better future

    I Care has made contact with a training company that runs skills development programmes in the manufacturing industry. Initially we were under the impression that the programme was R3000 per person, we have now discovered that the programme costs R5000 per person. This figure is …

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