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Archive for 2011

Check out our E-News Newsletter Edition 17!

8 August 2011

What’s Up – 17th Edition Our Research Unit completed an extensive Winter Visitor Tracking Survey for Cape Town Roots Unlimited and visited tourist hotspots throughout the Western Cape interviewing tourists on their perceptions, background, and experiences in the region We are also busy preparing for an endline survey forJohn Snow Inc. (JSI). The KAP (knowledge, attitudes […]

Nelson Mandela Foundation to Launch “Critical Thinking Programme” for Youth

3 August 2011

As reported in the Sunday Times, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has announced plans to launch a programme that address the shortage of guidance and support for young people. The Champion Within programme will address the pressing need for formal training in critical thinking for South Africa’s young People. Their recipe […]

NPO workshop

26 July 2011

We just came across this peer-to-peer education workshop and wanted to share it with you all! Hosted by Inyathelo, this workshop focuses on NPO (non-profit organisation) registration and establishment. It’s a free event and covers topics including: How is an NPO registered?  What entity should we establish? Do we qualify […]

Rebuilding our image

21 July 2011

As South Africans we should be proud of our progress in decreasing crime and poverty in our country. It’s been a long road, and definitely not over, but we have made progress and I think it’s fair to be recognized for our efforts. Unfortunately, with the influence of media (and […]

Featured Blog: Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela – Let’s give back in his honor!

18 July 2011

“Take Action. Inspire Change. Make Every Day a Mandela Day” Mandela Day was first introduced on 18 July 2009, the former president Nelson Mandela’s birthday, its aim is to persuade people to contribute 67 minutes of their time to make the world a better place. International Nelson Mandela Day 2011 was […]

Hands Of Love (HALO): Giving back to deprived communities

5 July 2011

Hands of Love sent pupils to School.Photo:HALO Creative Consulting & Development Works has been promoting the great work of Hands of Love Outreach (HALO) since we first heard about them in 2010. Based in Mthatha, this amazing organization aims to reach out and improve lives of people living in resource […]

Dance for All: An invitation to help make dreams come true!

29 June 2011

Dancers showcase their skills. Photo: Nondumiso Ntsengentsu Many South Africans have dreams, desires and interests that they are unable to pursue, due to the limited availability of information in their community. Faced with this challenge, they often lose hope and begin to believe drugs and alcohol abuse as well as […]

Mandela Monday Mania!

27 June 2011

“Take Action. Inspire Change. Make Every Day a Mandela Day,” is the slogan for this year’s Mandela Day. Mandela Day, was first introduced on 18 July 2009, the former Nelson Mandela’s birthday, its aim is to persuade people to contribute 67 minutes of their time to make the world a […]

Hot off the presses: Edition 16 of Development e-News!

24 June 2011

 Edition 16 shines a spotlight on CSI and CSI works: We explore industry benchmarks in corporate social investment (CSI) spend and how this impacts on national social economic development (SED). We guide you on how best you can increase the sustainability of your CSI programme. We consider the importance of […]

Kader Asmal (8 October 1934 – 22 June 2011)

23 June 2011

Creative Consulting and Development Works would like to extend our sympathy to the Asmal family as we join the rest of South Africa in celebrating Kader Asmal and his life as an activist academic and politician.  His ANC comrades hail him as a “selfless man of honour” and that “his […]