News in South Africa



Khayelitsha easter holiday programme

25-05-2011

The Khayelitsha OVC team recently hosted a great holiday programme.

Food gardening in Zandspruit

09-02-2011

The Zandspruit office took on the responsibility of establishing a sustainable food garden.

OLF World AIDS Day 2010

09-02-2011

OLF commemorated World AIDS Day in Alexandra and Zandspruit

Income Generation in Kenya

03-12-2010

Our partner KIPEWA project in Kenya use rabbit and goat rearing for income generation

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Spotlight on Qunu

03-12-2010

The Sunday Times Live recently reported on our work in Qunu...

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World AIDS Day 2010

01-12-2010

Some images from our events across the country...

An early Christmas with educational support for OVC in Limpopo

30-11-2010

The 2010 Christmas came early for 43 children from Moletjie Village.

UNAIDS GLOBAL REPORT 2010

24-11-2010

The overall growth of the global HIV / AIDS epidemic appears to have stabilized.

Our purpose from poster

Greater Impact Through a Corporate Collective

23-11-2010

OLIVE LEAF Foundation invites you to partner in an initiative that will see hundreds of companies collaborate...

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Prayer meeting for Class of 2010

28-10-2010

Our Port Elizabeth team organized a prayer meeting for Class of 2010

10.10.10

08-10-2010

A Global Day of Doing

A few staff members dressed up on Heritage day recently

07-10-2010

A few staff members dressed up on Heritage day recently

Evaluating our work

17-09-2010

Dumisani Rebombo and Wessel van den Berg attended a Pact evaluation training

Extraordinary UN summit aims to rescue millennium development goals

14-09-2010

World leaders will meet next week to assess the massive gaps towards reaching the MDGs.

Bokamoso Ba Rona Youth Campaign

09-09-2010

Our Cape Town Family Wellness Coordinator recently became involved with the Bokamoso Ba Rona Youth Campaign

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The Umzi Wethu Project

13-08-2010

The Wilderness Foundation has developed a dynamic intervention model called the “Umzi Wethu Training Academy for Vulnerable Youth”. Watch the video...

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Celebrating women in OLIVE LEAF Foundation

08-08-2010

Celebrating women in OLIVE LEAF Foundation

BBC Radio interview with Pumeza Lusi

03-08-2010

A BBC Radio live interview was conducted with Pumeza Lusi and Ncedeka Pefile in our Port Elizabeth office

The 2009/2010 Child gauge

28-07-2010

Gauging our children's future

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Our 2010 Soccer Tournament

26-07-2010

Watch the video of us having world cup fun...

Nelson Mandela Day logo

Do 67 minutes of good...

15-07-2010

 

To join the initiative of Mandela Day, celebrated on Madiba's birthday 18 July, all willing volunteers are welcome to join OLIVE LEAF Foundation in enabling sustainable community development.


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UNICEF and OLIVE LEAF Foundation collaborated during the world cup

08-07-2010

Unicef and OLIVE LEAF Foundation collaborated during the world cup

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Our team at the World AIDS conference in Vienna!

06-07-2010

Itumeleng is representing OLIVE LEAF Foundation in Vienna...

Making a difference one household at a time

29-06-2010

In Durban our staff recently mobilized to help a household in need.

Stellenbosch - World Play Day

02-06-2010

Squeals of laughter, big bear hugs and aquafresh smiles all-round!

Children at play

World Play Day

26-05-2010

South Africa has joined 30 other countries to celebrates World Play Day on 28 May every year.

Protect our children

Child Protection Week

24-05-2010

“Working together we can do more to develop caring communities that protect our children”

Children receive uniforms

57 Vulnerable children receive school uniforms

03-05-2010

Going from embarassment to elation - 57 children receive school uniforms in Port Elizabeth!

Sustainable Development | Zambia

Community Schools in Zambia

07-04-2010

The Zambian government officially recognized community schools in 1998. In 2002, the government declared basic education free.

ROSI | Sustainabel Development Nigeria

Capacity Development in Nigeria

06-04-2010

Nigeria accounts for about 10% of the HIV/AIDS burden in the world, with over 3 million of her citizen’s sero-positive and a HIV prevalence of 4.4%.

Absa event in Port Elizabeth

Absa invests in young lives.

09-03-2010

Public Private Partnerships with corporate South Africa is key is enabling sustainable community development and Absa leads the way.

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Sustainable development | Environmental diversity

03-03-2010

Many will ask what is biodiversity and why does it matter? Biodiversity is the network of life.

Sunrise over Soweto

Global warming the hot topic everywhere, for everyone

02-02-2010

The current buzz words, but how does it affect each of us?

Educate the youth

Itumeleng Komanyane receives award

26-01-2010

OLF Manager honored with award in Botswana for contribution in Education

Crowning of Chief Mavuso

Chief Mavuso Crowning

14-01-2010

Chief Mavuso, one of 40 Ciefs under King Sandile is crowned during 5 day celebration.

Personal sustainable development

Finding your strengths to go from good to great!

07-12-2009

Stellenbosch staff attend coaching sessions on personal strengths

Food Garden in Durban

Youth support each other in Durban

26-11-2009

Orphans and Vulnerable children benefit from fellow school friends' initiative.

Amandla! Mandela

09-11-2009

Premier of Amandla! Mandela in the Netherlands with local choir in ensemble.

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Government announcement

23-10-2009

Statement on the Cabinet meeting held on 21 October 2009

Making our strategy count

16-09-2009

Our CEO offers some thoughts on OLIVE LEAF Foundation

Die Burger: Nuwe musiekspel huldig SA ikoon

10-09-2009
Khayelitsha United Mambazo, betrokke by gemeenskapsontwikkeling-stigting OLIVE LEAF maak naam.

The ship has set sail!

20-08-2009
An OLF Facilitator's reflection on Join the Journey 2

Grant and Health Jamboree

14-08-2009
R1, 933 800.00 per annum in state grants were leveraged for children within poor households in two days.

683 Children receive dental care

05-08-2009

Service delivery at "one-stop-shop" Durban Jamboree provides opportunity to access amongst others, dental care.

Cleaning Campaign at Bizza’s Tavern

03-08-2009
Community turns to keeping streets clean in Khayelitsha, Cape Town
The eldest sister of a child-headed household,takes the young ones to school.

OVC | From management to prevention Part 1

06-07-2009
A paper on the debate of OVC prevention.
Children on the way to school

OVC| From management to prevention Part 2

06-07-2009

The paper continued...

One Man Can take responsibility

26-06-2009
How do we make a difference after we have done wrong?

Amsterdam, here we come!

17-06-2009

Local Male Choir goes international!

Working and loving it!

20-04-2009

Who says work cant be fun?

Your ecological footprint | Part one

14-04-2009
Your feet are bigger than you think...

Dinner on the table

30-03-2009

Twenty children receive nutrition from local initiative in Mthahta.

Does Wealth = Health?

26-03-2009

Sustainable development means moving beyond the triple bottom line

The Journey kicks off in Soweto

20-03-2009

Hop on our bus and join the journey!

The answer lies within

17-03-2009
An article on community capacity enhancement in Africa

Recovered and healthy again

05-03-2009

Many children face extreme difficulties: this is a story on the resilience of a child orphaned and at risk.

From alone in hospital to happy home

25-02-2009

Durban: An abandoned baby finds new home.

Port Elizabeth Grannies on the go

18-02-2009

You are never too old to learn and teach others in return.

CSI: SAB donates library in Diepsloot

29-01-2009

OLF container revamped into library by SAB (South African Breweries)

Join the Journey!!

06-11-2008
Hope into reality! Welcome OLIVE LEAF Foundation!

Music to my ...thumbs?

22-10-2008
From thumb-sucker to choir director for a talented girl.

Shebeen Gender Workshop

15-10-2008
Facing gender and health issues together.

Parents engage community

23-09-2008

A group of Parents in Port Elizabeth take action to make a difference in their community.

Cape Town staff graduate from UWC Computer course

19-09-2008
37 staff members were awarded computer literacy certificates from the University of the Western Cape
Grnadmothers together in the fight against HIV/AIDS

What holds us together?

12-09-2008
Social Capital have become buzz words, but what is it about?

Integrated Developmental Approach

11-09-2008

Elaborate strategies and welfare approaches have been instituted to mobilize community’s to drive the development process.

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Traditional Healers and gender equality

20-08-2008

Traditional Healers engage on gender issues in Seapoint, Cape Town

My business, my hope

11-08-2008

Two young entrepreneurs address USAID/PEPFAR conference in Pretoria South Africa

Western Cape Jamboree

08-08-2008

Hundreds of children receive a range of services at Khayelitsha event.

MElissa mingling with the Locals

Hola from Mexico

06-08-2008

Day 2 at the International AIDS conference with Melissa Johannes

Thoughts from the International AIDS conference

05-08-2008
Melissa Johannes shares thoughts and experiences from International AIDS conference.

Follow Melissa and Wessel at the International AIDS Conference

02-08-2008
Read daily Blogs on the lessons learned at the Conference

Journey for Change

29-07-2008
Malaak Compton-Rock and her husband Chris Rock have inititiated the Journey for Change project.

SACCO members join violence reduction workshop.

21-07-2008
A Winelands community confronts gender inequality and domestic violence.

WITS University HIV/AIDS in the workplace Symposium

30-05-2008
Elizabeth Arend presents a paper on the design of a Staff Wellness and HIV Policy
Consul General Helen La Lime, US Ambassador Eric Bost, Vendor and Portia Nkosi, Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programme Manager for HOPE worldwide.

OLF Vendor Model Launch

19-05-2008

17 Children from Khayelitsha are congratulated by the US Ambassador at the launch of the HOPE worldwide Vendor Model on 19 May 2008

2007 AIDS epidemic update

14-05-2008

2008 UNAIDS Sub-Saharan African Report...read more

Successful Registration day in Khayelitsha

19-04-2008

Over 2000 children received health and other services at Khayelitsha Jamboree hosted by the OLIVE LEAF Foundation .

CAT's march in Soweto

23-06-2007

Youth from the Soweto CAT's march for behaviour change.

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A day in the life of...

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An update on the Board of Directors

An update on the Board of Directors

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