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On the evening of 03 March 2020 approximately 22 shacks burnt down at the Silvertown, Setswetla informal settlement in Alexandra. Through the mercy of Allah Ta’ala of the 50 individuals, there were no fatalities, however one male aged 34 had to be taken to the Alexandra clinic with minor injuries. The Marlboro Women’s Forum were […]

Penny Appeal One Day In The Haram Screening Fundraiser

@pennyappealsa had their screening of “One Day in the Haram” in Johannesburg yesterday afternoon. The nationwide screenings aim to raise funds for two worthy @pennyappealsa projects, the one being operational costs for the mobile medical bus. The medical bus is split into three areas, primary, optometry and dentistry. This amazing clinic on wheels travels to […]

Marlboro Women’s Forum Annual Bake Sale

“When women come together with a collective intention, magic happens.” This quote by Phylicia Rashad is not only an incredibly powerful statement, it also pays homage to the countless women out there making a difference, in their own special way, every single day. One such group of incredible women are the Marlboro Women’s Forum. The […]

TTLF Learner for learner project

It was heartwarming spending the morning of 11 January 2020 with the Two Lights Foundation and their group of energetic volunteers packing stationary for underprivileged learners. The Learner for learner project has been running annually for the past 3 years and is an effort by TTLF to engage learners from the local community in acts […]

Adventure begins for Iphutheng learners at their new library

For Principal, Mike Tobejane, life at Iphutheng Primary School never has a dull moment. With over 1000 learners to cater for, the Alexandra based school has been in need of some refurbishment. A task that the principal has been tackling head on, since his appointment five years ago. One of the spaces that desperately needed […]

The year ahead is yours to conquer

With the beginning of a new year, many people have taken some time to reflect upon the year that has passed and plan for the new one. It is a time of introspection, self reflection and anticipation for what lies ahead. Whilst planning is important, we must also realise that Allah is the best of […]

A candle in the winds of destruction

For security guard, Aram Morapa, living in a shack when the cold arrives is cause for plenty of concern. Little did he realise that the cold weather on the morning of Wednesday 2nd October 2019 would play a role in the loss of all his possessions, and the tragic loss of his elderly neighbour. Aram […]