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Angelina  Smith
Published: Tuesday, 13th December 2016

One of the highlights for me this month/s is putting in the final touches to the training room. The vision I had of a neat, spacious and organised area is complete. In addition, by creating an area ......

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Letumile  Matloga
Published: Tuesday, 23rd August 2016

Some people don’t want to mention it by name. Some still don’t accept that they are infected. People who live in families that are affected by HIV/AIDS need support. Life in the rural area......

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2016 Volunteers
Published: Wednesday, 6th July 2016

Today, Vodacom revealed 20 fascinating volunteers that will take part in the 2016 edition of Vodacom Change the World (VCtW), drawn from across South Africa’s nine provinces. These volunteers......

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Cindy  Van Zyl
Published: Monday, 20th June 2016

It amazes me how fast time has gone by. Just one year ago I received news that set my life’s path in a new direction; I was chosen from 5700 applicants to be a part of the VODACOM CHANGE THE WOR......

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Marianne Williams
Published: Wednesday, 15th June 2016

All children need love. All children deserve to own their dreams… to have a purpose and live lives they love. This month our theme was, “When small dreams become big.” We are all pa......

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Conn  Bertish
Published: Wednesday, 1st June 2016

Whoooooop! Google is in! As of last week, Google have confirmed that they will be supporting our Imagine Your Cancer campaign which aims to place positive cancer dojo thinking content and informa......

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Marianne Williams
Published: Tuesday, 10th May 2016

It’s when we are faced with experiences that seem ‘scary’ that makes us grow. This was our main focus for April, overcoming fears and preparing for the big event at the school. Learn......

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Cindy  Van Zyl
Published: Monday, 9th May 2016

This is a story of someone who has become much more than just an excellent handy man and gardener. We call him Boetie Lebo and he is the heart of the outdoor environment at Beudene. He is kind, loving......

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Jenna-Lee  Strugnell
Published: Thursday, 28th April 2016

Tales of Turning hosted a celebration to honour the mothers in the Cato Manor community. Being a mother can be challenging and we wanted to acknowledge the hard work that mothers are doing to raise th......

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Marianne Williams
Published: Tuesday, 5th April 2016

I always have group discussions with my teams. Sometimes, it just takes someone to have faith in you to give one the courage to put yourself out there and grow to your full potential. I always remind ......

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Cindy  Van Zyl
Published: Tuesday, 8th March 2016

Parents, teachers, facilitators and many more work closely with learners on the ASD spectrum to achieve improvement in certain areas as well as overall development. We work continuously not giving up ......

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Unknown
Published: Monday, 15th February 2016

Vodacom has opened applications for its flagship volunteering programme, Vodacom Change the World whose main focus is to provide skilled and experienced South Africans an opportunity to volunteer thei......

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Jenna-Lee  Strugnell
Published: Monday, 25th January 2016

The Tales of Turning mothers groups gathered to learn to make early childhood development toys for their children. The activities were all made from recyclable materials that can be found around the h......

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Conn  Bertish
Published: Wednesday, 25th November 2015

Opening a 4 day festival filled with hundreds of Italian designers and creatives is a big deal. What you say pretty much sets the tone of the event to follow. So stepping out onto the triangle dotted ......

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Jenna-Lee  Strugnell
Published: Thursday, 15th October 2015

Tales of Turning is dedicated to providing support to vulnerable mothers in South Africa so that they in turn can offer support to their children. During the past few months we have set up Mothers Sup......

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Jenna-Lee  Strugnell
Published: Thursday, 15th October 2015

This month Tales of Turning released their first short film. After completing a film course for NGOs run by Grace and Film Craft, we started preparing to write, film and edit a short visual story. ......

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Marianne Williams
Published: Thursday, 15th October 2015

Meet the S3  NewsBuzz team Today, Sarepta Secondary School in Cape Town is buzzing. In the school’s 29 year history, this is their first newspaper,S3 NewsBuzz. It is such an exciting tim......

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Conn  Bertish
By: Vodacom Foundation
Published: Wednesday, 30th September 2015

Vodacom is committed to using the resources at its disposal to improve access to education, health and safety, which are the main areas of focus for the Vodacom Foundation. These three core areas of t......

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Conn  Bertish
Published: Monday, 7th September 2015

A whirlwind. That is the best way to explain what has happened to our small passionate organization in the last few months. We are whirling here and there, making connections, spreading the word that ......

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Jenna-Lee  Strugnell
Published: Thursday, 27th August 2015

Tales of Turning united with Tafta, home for older persons, to raise funds for vulnerable mothers in South Africa. Tales of Turning volunteers along with the Tafta residents spent the morning making n......

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Lise  Van Den Dool
Published: Monday, 17th August 2015

Brandon’s story is not an easy one to tell. Brandon was referred to U-Turn by Living Grace. He started the program with Living Grace 5 months ago of his own accord. At the time he was living in ......

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Cindy  Van Zyl
Published: Thursday, 6th August 2015

Coming to Spoudazo-Beudene in my spare time has always been the highlight of my weeks in the past, how I wished that I could come more often and really become a part of this heart warming movement. My......

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Marianne Williams
Published: Monday, 27th July 2015

I’m sitting at my desk, listening to the songs of a child…so sweet and so innocent. A little voice taught not to be silenced by abuse. I knew volunteering at an NPO would be rewarding ......

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Dale  Skippers
Published: Friday, 24th July 2015

It was with great excitement that I accepted a 2nd year on the Vodacom Change the World program. When I applied, I knew the NGO needed another year to leap to another level. My 1st year on the program......

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Jenna-Lee  Strugnell
Published: Thursday, 23rd July 2015

It was a bright and sunny day when I got the call from Magda that I had been selected for the Vodacom Change the World Program and that was the moment that MY world changed. With that phone call I was......

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Unknown
Published: Wednesday, 1st July 2015

Vodacom today announced its 5th intake of the Change the World volunteers who have given up their daily jobs for a year to help make a difference in the lives of ordinary South Africans. Through th......

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What do the Volunteers say?

Cindy Van Zyl

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By: Angelina Smith

Tuesday, 13th December 2016

By: Letumile Matloga

Tuesday, 23rd August 2016

By: 2016 Volunteers

Wednesday, 6th July 2016

By: Cindy Van Zyl

Monday, 20th June 2016

By: Marianne Williams

Wednesday, 15th June 2016