Category: Charity

Caritas SA Maps Out its Future Plans

By Sheila Pires – In a relatively short time, the social development arm of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Caritas SA, has achieved in the areas of agriculture, palliative care for HIV/Aids and...

CWD: May this Agency Rise from the Ashes

  My personal association with Catholic Welfare & Development (CWD)—the welfare agency of the archdiocese of Cape Town which had to close its doors in November—makes me think of the 1980s. It calls to...

Good Shepherd Centre a Model for All

A centre run by the Good Shepherd Sisters in Madidi, North West Province, was declared the best-practice model of integration of services by the provincial department of social development’s HIV/Aids directorate. Since its inception...

Think Before You Give!

The Lord reminds us it is better to give than to receive. During Lent, I am sure that most readers are focused on the value of giving. But as someone who runs an organisation that...

Mthatha Childcare Centre Celebrates Major Award

A Catholic childcare centre in Mthatha has won a prestigious service excellence award. The Catholic Development Centre (CDC) won the best-performing community-based childcare services category at the second Charlotte Maxeke Service Excellence Awards in...