Friday, August 29, 2008

Using sports and life skills as tools to a better life.


We had an interview with Patrick Lindsey from South African School Baseball Academy. It’s mission is to use sports & life skills as tools to enhance education and to provide access for out youth to Further & Quality education, Sports Excellence & Social Entrepreneurship.

For more information Call Patrick Lindsey on 083 995 4332

: Insight about the Indigenous Marimba Music and Praise Poetry

We had an interview with Bongani Sotshononda who will be giving us an insight about the Indigenous Marimba Music and Praise Poetry. Bongani talked about the judges, who will be there, so audiences can meet the marimba icons.

It will also be a great opportunity for networking. This home-grown presentation showcases African music and poetry by combining emerging marimba bands and praise poets into one exciting event.


For more information call 083 760 6252

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Thathisanda providing food, education, employment and life skills for disadvantaged communities.

We had an inter view with Paul Keane from Thathisandla,

Their mission is to create a sustainable program whereby disadvantaged members of a targeted community will be provided with food, education, employment and life skills that will ultimately enable them to become self sufficient. The benefactors will, in turn, enable others to do the same within their own community, allowing for the constant expansion of the project.

for more information call 021 868 9206 or 082 394 8452

Mothers2Mothers’s contribution to an HIV-free world



We had an
Interview with Babalwa Mbono form Mothers2mothers.

Its vision is a world without HIV infected babies, where mothers with HIV/AIDS live long and healthy lives, raising their children and caring for their families. Our Mission is to create an effective, sustainable model of care that provides education and support for pregnant women and new mothers living with HIV/AIDS:

  • to prevent babies from contracting HIV through mother-to-child transmission
  • to keep mothers and babies living with HIV/AIDS alive and healthy by increasing their ability to access health-sustaining medical care
  • to empower mothers to battle the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS in their families and their communities.
For more Information call Babalwa Mbono on 021 466 9183 or Mothers 2 Mothers on 021 466 9160

The role played by the Union of Jewish Women in the Western Cape and South Africa amongst the Jewish community.



We had an interview with Miss Anna Berkowitz from the Union of Jewish Women. The Union of Jewish Women is committed to the needs and ideals of the Jewish Community, the enrichment of all the people of South Africa, the promotion of the rights and status of women, the strengthening of our links with Israel and the maintenance of our affiliation to the International Council of Jewish Women.

For over 70 years, the UJW in Cape Town has been involved in financing and running the Kensington Creche, a pre-primary school for underpriviledged children of working mothers in the Kensington/ Maitland area of Cape Town.

for more information call 021 434 9555

The role played by IJR in modern South Africa

Interview with Jan Hofmeyer form the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation. This Institute is a self consciously located in post Truth and Reconciliation Commission South Africa. The Institute is committed to using the insights generated through its work in South Africa to engage in dialogue with other African countries.

for more information call 021 763 7132

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

MENNGOS providing service to small and Micro Entrepreneurs in the Western Cape


We did a telephonic interview Petrina Roberts from Micro
Enterprise Network of NGO’s. MENNGOS is a membership-based network of independent service providers who through the combined resource base of its members facilitates accelerated delivery to all Small & Micro-entrepreneurs in the Western Cape

For more information contact Petrina Roberts on 021 761 2373

Black Noise to celebrate its 20th annivesary on the 28th and 29th of August.




Today we had an intervie with Emile form Black Noise. It is a legendary South African hip hop group. This group will be celebrating their 20th anniversary on the 28th and 29th of August this year. The group has also been to
St Louis in Missouri United States where they released their album Black Facts. The group has released about nine CD's and they will release their "Best of Black Noise" cd on the night of the of the anniversary.

On the 28th Black Noise Annual Hip Hop Dance Competition
Time and Venue= 20H00 - 22H00 at the Concert Hall at the Baxter Theater
Competition= B-boy 3 on 3 battle, New Skool Battle, Krumping and Popping individual Battles, Under 13 b-boy battle, Cash Prizes to be won.
Pre-sold tickets R30 and R60at Compu-ticket.

On the 29th Black Noise 20th Anniversary Concert and Perfomances
Time and Venue- 20H00 - 22H00 at the Concert Hall at the Baxter
Performances by Version 1, Abada Capoeira, Afrika Ablaze, Emile YX?, Objects in Motion, Heal the Hood Developmental Groups and Black Noise
Pre-sold tickets R50 and R60 at Compu - ticket



For more information call Emile on 021 706 0481/082 395 8125

Monday, August 25, 2008

MSR helping men earn a sustainable income.





Interview with Patrick Mbanga from Men on the other Side of the Road Project. The project is a non-profit organisation that seeks to bridge the gap between the growing economy and unemployed men with low skills. The essence of our activities is to increase the ability of people to earn a sustainable income.


For more information Contact 021 448 9000

MyLife Project creating opportunities for the marginalised youth.


Today we had an interview with Linzi Thomas from My life Project. They create opportunities for the marginalised youth in line with Government's broad social objectives through a rite of passage, mentorship, practical skills building, life skills and job training (entrepreneurial development). In doing this we hope to provide the incentive and the means to get children off the streets and prevent children from coming onto the streets.


For more information call 021 434 5072


Thursday, August 21, 2008

The Joao Ferreira Gallery will host an exhibition called Dirty Laundry by Gavin Goodman


Today in studio we were joined by Gavin Goodman who is a photographic artist. Gavin Goodman graduated from Afda film school with an honours degree in the motion picture medium, specializing in cinematography. He has been working in the film industry as a director of photography for the last 3 years shooting mainly TV commercials for clients such as apple i pod, musica, Cadillac, media 24, stuttafords and Cosmo lingerie.

For more information contact 021 499 5545


The organization educates women about issues affecting them


We had an interview with Nokuthula Mbethe from the Young Women’s Forum. The organization focuses on issues that affect young women. The forum enables young women to come together, network and address issues affecting them and work towards change.

For more information contact 021 685 7800

The organization helps rape victims in Khayelitsha


We had an interview with Joyce Donnie from the Rape Cape Town Trust based in Khayelitsha.They strive to free our society from all forms of oppression. They believe in challenging power in balances in society on sexual violence. She spoke to us about rape.

For more information call 021 361 9228


Wednesday, August 20, 2008

The Institute for Music and Indegenous Art Development will a fundraising


We had an interviews with Paul Seder from the Institute for Music and Indigenous Arts Development and George Werner who is the Music director for the littler Giants Musical and also Craig Mehl who is a student at the institution .The concert is presented by the Institute for Music and Indigenous Art Development(MAD).

For more information contact 021 650 2637


A book about the history of the township will be host on August


We had an interview with Chris Ledochowski who is an author. Chris will be launching his book called the Cape Flats Details .The book covers a lot of work by the artist in the township, it also explores the culture side in the township.

For more information call 021 447 4768


Baxter theatre will host a play about Don Giovanni's life


Today in studio we were joined by Sunnyboy Dladla, Given Nkosi and marketing manager Thando Zulu from the cape Town Opera they are both upcoming opera tenors. They have performed in a number of Arena’s. They will be performing in a new play about Don Giovann.The two opera singers who got lead roles in the life story of Don Giovanni.


For more information contact 021 410 9928


They asking people to please donate books


We had an interview with Jacqui O’Connor managing director for Greater Good South Africa. She spoke to us about the Donate a Book campaign 2008.They are asking all community members to donate books.

For more information call 021 794 0580


Tuesday, August 19, 2008

The Institution train educators to prepare them for teaching


We had an interview with Willem van der Velden from the Creative Education and Stephanie Rodgers who is the student in the Institution. Creative Education enhances the quality of education in South Africa by equipping educators with firm knowledge, effective arts and outcome based teaching skills.

http://www.cfce.org.za

For more information contact 021-797 6802


The organization empowers young people throughout doors opportunities


We had an interviews with Marian Goodman from Educo Africa. Who has 26 years of experience in human development and Non-Profit management, Marian has led Educo Africa for the past twelve years. She has served on various Non-Profit Boards, is currently a director of the Educo International Alliance, and practices as a leadership coach, facilitator and learning guide.

http://www.educo.org.za
For more information contact 021 761 8939


The organization help mental ill patients

We had an interviews with Sandra Mathews from the Friends of Valkenberg.The Friends of Valkenberg Trust aims to improve the quality of life for patients as well as the staff of Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital. The organization wants to create awareness about mental illness and to eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness.

office@friendsofvalkenberg.co.za

For more information call 021 689 3399


Monday, August 18, 2008

They Support mental health and needs of people affected by HIV


We had an interview with Terry Grove from the Khululeka Grief and Loss Support. Khululeka supports the mental health needs of children and youth affected by HIV & AIDS and losses, whilst retaining respect for cultural diversity. They promote support groups in a safe environment.

For more information call 021 633 5287


Child Welfare South Africa is hosting child safety for the month of August


We had an interview with Trix Marais from Child Welfare South Africa. She spoke to us about the Child safety month of August. Child safety is a constant concern for Child Welfare S.A and this month they give guidance to parents on child safety and protection.


For more information contact 0800 246 432 its a toll free number


SANGOCO will host the dialougue sessions with civic society


We had interviews with Farrell Hunter from Adult Learning Forum and Glynis Rhodes from the Health Rights Learning Network and we were also joined by Ishmayilli Isaacs (Sangoco) chairperson on the line. They spoke to us about the Dialogue sessions that will be held on 1-5 September 2008.

For more information call 021 845 5170


Friday, August 15, 2008

Araminta De Clermont wil showcase her work in Berlin


We had an interviews with Araminta De Clermont from Cape Town Art Gallery. She was born in Britain but she is based in Cape Town.Araminta De Clermont will also be exhibiting her work in Berlin during the month of September. Her work has also been purchased by Jacob Lebeko for the Unisa Art collection.

For more information contact 021 4235 403

They provides training of performance arts to young adults


Interviews with Emily Fischer,Ntombi Mkhutshi and Jan Masimella from the New African Theatre Association. The organization aim to provide the best education training and employment when it comes to performing arts, to the talented disadvantage young adults.

For more information contact 021 6962 392


The Cape Town art gallery will showcase works of Dale


We had an interviews with Karen Grunwald and Dale Yudelman who is a photographer. Dale was born in Johannesburg and has worked for The star during the period of 1979.His compassionate and imaginative honesty that speaks the truth about the South African culture that is still relevant to the understanding of today’s culture.

For more information call 021 422 2762



Thursday, August 14, 2008

The organization provides the necessities needed by children


We had an interviews with Bronwyn Croxford from Feeding Children in Africa. The organization aim is to alleviate the financial burden on a family unit by providing children with school uniforms, stationery, books, education and the basic necessities required to gain understanding and knowledge in life.

For more information call 083 5651 454


The Cape Town art gallery will showcase the works of George Myberg


We had an interview with George Myberg who is an artist working in Langa.George, paint picture about the people of Langa, his art is thought provoking because it show the life style of the people of Langa and their daily struggles.gallery

For more information contact 084 750 8654


Larington organ receive speaks to Bush Radio


Today in studio we were joined by Larington Dyasi who is an organ receive.Larington received his organ in 2002 and since then he is been living with an organ transplant. He has been encourage more people to donate organs because the are a lot of people who are in need of them.

For more information call 021 368 4011


Baxter theatre brings Dance festival to Cape Town


We had an interviews with Nicolette Moses, project manager from Baxter Theatre. She spoke to us about the forthcoming Baxter Dance Festival that will be held at the Baxter Theatre from August 20 to 24.The festival feature a variety of choreographers and it will feature 4 of Cape Town’s top dancers.

for more information call 021 680 3964

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

They provide safe facilities for the development of children.


We had an interview with Lizette Englebrecht from the Highway Home project. The organization provides a safe residential care facility, offering the opportunities for healthy development of children combined with community service and family support programmes and family reconciliation.


For more information call 021 552 6052


The empower women in the community with business skills


We had an interviews with Lillian Masebenza from Londoloza Orchids-Women in Bussiness.The organization provides empowerment opportunity for women through business skills in the horticultural industry. It enables them to create economic wealth and to provide customers with quality, epiphytic orchids, while creating sound employment opportunities for women of impoverished areas.

For more information call 021 939 8465


The organization empower the community with technological skills


We had an interviews with Thembinkosi Mtonjeni from Khaynet.The organization improving the knowledge of the community and get the digital gap to those who use it and those can not use computer for their development. Khaynet envision ordinary people as people businesses and NGOs to take advantage of the available facility.

For more information call 021 361 4736

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

The Woodstock Police will host the community imbizo




Today in studio we were joined by Sergeant Hilton Malila from the Woodstock Police Station. He spoke to us about the Police Community Imbizo.People will get a chance to meet face to face with the Woodstock police management .The imbizo will be held at Agnes Primary School on the 19 th August at 19h00 sharp 2008.

For more information contact 021 442 3151


SSISa will host a workshop for triathlon season


We spoke to Kathleen Mcquaide from the Sports Science Institute of South Africa. She spoke to us about the highly informative workshop entitled “Getting into ‘triathlon’ gear”.The workshop will be held at New lands,Cape Town , Monday 1September 2008.

For more information contact 021 72 5238 or
kmcquaide@ssisa.com

Cape Town Art &Splendour will host an exhibition


We had an interview with Karina Venter, manager of the Cape Town Art & Splendour.She spoke to us about the exhibition of different art works from 60 different artist, internationally recognized and the one that are less established. The art exhibition will start on 1-7 September 2008.

For more information contact 082 653 3021 or cta@cta-splendour.co.za


Monday, August 11, 2008

They educate women about the issues that face them


We started the show with an interview with Patecey Bejamine from Gender Advocacy Programme. GAP is an advocacy & lobbying organization which aims to bridge the "gap" between government and civil society, especially for poor black women. GAP focuses its work on seven areas: Domestic Violence, Social Policy and Gender, Gender Advocacy and Lobbying Training, Reproductive Health, Women and Governance, Local Government and Gender, and Women and the Media.

For more information contact 021 465 0197

They help offender to be reintegrated to society


We had an interview with Karin Blumer from the National Institute for Crime and Reintegration of Offenders. She spoke to us about the 33 million donation made by the National lottery Distribution Trust Fund.She said the money will go to communities who need but the must be planing before spending it.

For more information call 021 462 0017


They educate people about enviromental issues


We had an interview with Lindela Mjexane from the Beyond Expectation Environmental Project. The organization aims to champion change and also to be the courage of hope to the youth in relation to environmental issues and social ills.

For more information call 021 372 6848


Friday, August 08, 2008

Baxter theatre brings Don Jaun to Cape Town


We started the show with an interviews with Njabulo and Nomsa from the Cape Town Opera and UCT Opera School.they we with us in studio to talk to us about the concert talking place in Baxter Theatre on the 02 September 2008.A profound and insightful opera inspired by the legend Don Jaun.

For more information call 021 445 6825

Soccer for Life will host an in celebration of women's day


Today in studio we were joined by Nomawethu Sokoyo and Busiswa Bunyulo from Soccer for Life.They spoke to us about the event that they will be hosting in celebration of National Women's Day.The event will be held at Desmond Tutu Hall in Makhaza.All people are evinted to join the celebration.The wil also be a soccer tournament for girls in the event and winner takes a trophy home.

For more information contact 021 461 8338

SANGOCO will host the dialougue sessions with civic society

We had an interview with Ishmael Isaacs who is the chairperson of SANGOCO.He spoke to us about the Dialogue of rebuilding a platform for Civic Society Engagement Challenges and Prospects.

For more information call 021 845 5170


Thursday, August 07, 2008

The organization creates jobs for unemployed women


Today we were join by Anthony Landon form the Women of Steel organization. The organization seeks to create a self sustainable income primary for unemployed women in poor communities.

For more information contact 084 466 7000


The organization plans to create sustainable households


We also had an interview with Olivia van Rooyen from The Kuyasa Fund. The organization main aim is to create sustainable households in communities, though the facilitation of house holds finance as a tool of improving the well being of the poor communities.

For more information call 021 448 3144


The Depatment of Cultural Affairs and sport host sport talks on transformation


We had an interview with Dumisani Gqibela from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. He spoke to us about the sport talks that will be talking place at Athlone Football Stadium boardroom at 18H30 to 21H00.Under the topics who should lead sport transformation in South Africa? Is it government or Civil Society

For more information contact 021 483 9517

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Matsatsi host her new talk show that explores women issues



We had an interview with Matsatsi Rosalia who is a dynamic motivational and inspirarational speaker, coach mentor and role model who has appeared in number of print and television commercials nationally and internationally.She spoke to us about her new talk show that she will be hosting and is being launched.

For more information contact 073 230 3828


They award organization that create developmental innovations


We also had an interview with Candice Jansen from the Impumelelo Innovation Award Trust. The Impumelelo Innovation Award Trust rewards innovations in government and public –private partnership that reduce poverty and address key developmental issues of national concern.

For more information call 021 461 3783


The empower visually impaired people with skill training


Today in studio we were join by with Sandra and Vincent from the Cape Town Society for the Blind. The organization main objective is to strive to empower visually impaired population by focusing primary on training, education and development also the facilitation of employment opportunities.

For more information call 021 448 4302


The organization empower lesbian women

We had an interview with Vanessa Ludwig from the In touch Women Performance Group, Triangle project. The organization empower lesbian women and thereby enriching their lives; facilitate self growth and development among participating women, through the medium of drama, poetry, songs and cultural dances.

For more information call 021 448 38123


Tuesday, August 05, 2008

They Support women from disadvantage communities


We started the show with an interview with Tracey Gilmore from the Dress 2 impress organization. They supports and encourages women from disadvantaged backgrounds who are seeking employment by providing them with practical support, encouragement and continued career development with the intention of helping them establish a sense of self worth with the ultimate goal of becoming financially self sufficient in mind.

For more information call 083 406 0562


They organization seeks to break the cycle of crime


We had an interviews with Jean Booysen and Linda Bruyns from the Community Action Towards a Safe Environment. The organization seeks to break the cycle of crime and violence in which young people live by equipping community members to recognize and respond appropriately to both the causes and effects of crime and violence in their communities.

For more information contact 021 691 7066


The organization educate people about organ donation


We had an interviews with Phillipa Douglas, executive director for the Organ Donor Foundation. The organization educates the public about organ donation, to significantly increase the number of organs donated in South Africa, to increase awareness about organ donation amongst the medical and paramedical professions.

For more information contact 021 4260 198


They aim to create and develop sustainable projects


We had an interviews with Mark Wells, managing director of the Third World Investment Gateway Trust. The organization aims to develop, create and secure funding for ethical and sustainable projects, sourcing and contracting expert project implementers to deliver these projects to fruition.

For more information call 083 500 6276


Monday, August 04, 2008

They promote social economic development



We had an interview with Thamie Nama from Community Connection. Community Connections seeks to break the cycle of poverty; and promote social and economical development in South Africa by strengthening the capacity of community workers and community-based organizations to conscientise, organize and agitate for self sustaining development.

For more information call 021 371 2909


The organization ask donotions to big companies

We had an interview with Henry Telebranch from the Out of the Closet Initiative. The organization goes to corporations and asks for donations in order to assist those who need clothes, like ruby gear. They serve all communities that are within the Western Cape.


for more information contact 021 876 8600


Friday, August 01, 2008

The organization helps develop leadership and personal mastery


We started the show with an interview with Trevor Johnston the CEO of Educo Africa, has worked in a variety of sectors related to community and personal development. His organization develops leadership and personal mastery through outdoor- and wilderness-based experiential learning.
For more information call 021 761 8939