• Apr. 28 2020
  • Letswalo Marobane

Gauteng Together We CAN overcome the effects of COVID-19

Gauteng Together is a recently launched initiative that has accepted the call to help mobilize community members to do their bit in helping those in need. The initiative has kickstarted its mission to establish a  Community Action Network (CAN) across Gauteng with an aim to rally individuals in and around Gauteng to initiate support networks in their neighborhoods.

  • Apr. 28 2020
  • Letswalo Marobane

Ward 73 councillor on the ground daily supporting constituents

The importance of ward councillors is consistently overlooked. We blame them for the poor delivery of services but fail to praise when they do good. This week I was fortunate enough to interview Ward 73 DA councillor, Eleonor Hugget, who has thrown her energy into supporting needy families and individuals in her ward. 

  • Apr. 24 2020
  • Letswalo Marobane

Is COVID-19 fast-tracking digital transformation in companies?

2020 has become a year to forget. Coronavirus is a pandemic that has affected everyone globally. Our government has encouraged South Africas to stay at home and distance themselves from others to help reduce the spread of the virus.

  • Mar. 30 2020
  • Letswalo Marobane

Online communities providing a lifeline for LGBTQI

Many LGBTQI community members live under a cloud of stress and fear, they experience barriers to economic and social inclusion related to structural inequality and social stigma along multiple axes. According to research, over 60% of the LGBTQ community deals with some form of mental health illness.

  • Mar. 30 2020
  • Letswalo Marobane

WHY COMMUNITY? WHY NOW?

Organisations, multi-sectoral stakeholder groups, crisis committees, sales teams, NGOs and support teams around the world – have been caught with their proverbial pants down.