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Archive for 2012

Switching on of the lights in Adderley Street marks the start of the Festive Season

3 December 2012

With December now upon us, people from all across the city are beginning to gear up for the Festive Season. The switching on of the Christmas lights in Adderley Street at the beginning of December has for years served as an unofficial start to the end of the year holidays. […]

Mamelani Projects present their annual report for 2012

31 October 2012

Members of our team were delighted to have the opportunity to attend the Mamelani Projects Annual General Report meeting held in Rondebosch this past Friday. The meeting was presented to the public as well as donors and funders of the organization. Notable achievements for the financial year of March 2011 […]

The battle for equal education in South Africa

27 September 2012

There has recently been much debate around the topic of education in South Africa, with particular attention being drawn to the standards of our education system. Reports have shown that when compared to other African countries and other developing economies from around the world, our education system is ranked considerably […]

A brief introduction to Empowerment Evaluation

20 September 2012

An introduction to Empowerment Evaluation As the name suggests Empowerment Evaluation is the use of various evaluation techniques and concepts to aid self improvement and growth. Empowerment Evaluation provides tools for assessing planning, implementation and self evaluation. Empowerment Evaluation consists of three main steps, i.e. mission, taking stock and planning […]

More on David M. Fetterman

17 September 2012

Creative Consulting & Development Works will be hosting an Empowerment Workshop with guest speaker, David M. Fetterman. The workshop will be held on the 28th of September at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town.  Seats are limited so contact us as soon as possible if you wish to register.  […]

Dr. David Fetterman to host Empowerment Evaluation workshop on 28 September 2012

6 September 2012


Foetal Alcohol Syndrome’s devastating effect on the unborn children of the Western Cape

6 September 2012

The Western Cape has for many years been linked to massive problems in Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) in farming communities across the country. There is a lot that remains unknown about this crippling disease, but it’s far reaching effect on the children of many of these communities is clearly evident. […]

Amy Biehl Memorial Lecture addresses issues of accountability

24 August 2012

Our research team was privileged to attend the Amy Biehl Memorial Lecture and Young Stars Awards ceremony last night at the University of the Western Cape. The event was split into two parts with one being a memorial lecture and the other part honoring local youth making a difference in […]

Mandela in My Life – A video by Eric Miller

27 July 2012

This is a lovely video that was submitted to us by well known South African photojournalist, Eric Miller ahead of the recent Mandela Day celebrations that took place across the country on Wednesday the 18th of July 2012. The day saw South Africans from all walks life contribute 67 minutes […]

The ‘Born Free’ generation coming of age

30 June 2012

This year marks the 18-year anniversary of democracy in South Africa, and this past Youth Day was a reminder that the oldest of the so-called ‘born free’ generations are becoming eligible to vote. ‘Born free’ is an evocative notion, and it is frequently used in the current media discourse to […]