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Bridging Abilities: Conquering Mountains

Bridging Abilities: Conquering Mountains

By Bridging Abilities | 18 February 2016 Between 13 and 18 December, Hannes Doman and Rieghard Vermaak climbed Kilimanjaro to raise funds for Bridging Abilities. We asked them what started this ambitious holiday idea… How did you come up with this idea/ how did you...

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Sport, fun and recreation

Sport, fun and recreation

On 15 March Bridging Abilities hosted a sport and recreation day at the Stellenbosch University’s Sport Science Department. This was the first time that we hosted an event so early in the year. Due to the event being so early in the year, we decided to keep it small....

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Fanie runs the race of endurance on and off the racecourse

Fanie runs the race of endurance on and off the racecourse

I was quite nervous before my race. Although it was great to meet new SA athletes, I was out of my comfort zone as the para-athletes were only five in total and only two were from our training group. We only met up with the athletics team in Gemona, Italy....

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Transforming hands

Transforming hands

The latest unemployment rate is 25% according to statistics South Africa with almost 30% of the work force having little or no skill. Prochorus is responding to this through skills development projects. This has enabled many people to find employment or have equipped...

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My hart is aangewakker deur ander te versorg

My hart is aangewakker deur ander te versorg

“Moet nooit dink die deel wat jy bydrae is te klein, of te nietig om `n verskil te maak nie. Enigeiets maak `n verskil en die Here gaan dit gebruik ten goede vir sy Koningkryk.” Dit volgens Yolandé Koen (34) `n inboorling van `n kleinhoewe op Joostenberg Vlakte, wie...

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Giving education a boost

Giving education a boost

Education in South Africa is experiencing a crisis. According to Home from Home 75% of the schools are dysfunctional, 49% of pupils drop out some time during their school career and only 16% is making it through tertiary education. We are therefore very grateful for...

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Together as One

Together as One

Shofar Somerset West started getting involved in one of the local informal settlements outside Somerset West, Nomzamo, about four years ago. They soon discovered that a world of need waited at their very doorstep. Pastor and director of Kibwe Kids Heinrich Titus gives...

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