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Polokwane to Mokopane – #Riding4SAeducation Day 2

12 February 2018 After a comfortable night’s rest in Polokwane, the #Riding4SAeducation team headed to the Nirvana Primary School. Ml Dawood Ndlovu of the Al Ihya Foundation addressed the eager Grade 7 learners and thereafter the team handed over a complete netball kit and two soccer balls to the school. The joy in the eyes […]

#Riding4SAeducation Day 1 – Polokwane

12 February 2018 It’s always been a pleasure passing through Polokwane. The town and its people have been welcoming to Salaamedia and its team and with the live broadcast of Salaamedia content now playing on 88.8FM in the city this has effectively become a second home. Bariqal Amal, a community forum based in Nirvana, a […]

#Riding4SAeducation Mountain Bike Race and Outdoor Market

Family fun day planned at Lenasia MTB race Excitement is set to grip Lenasia, this time in the form of a mountain bike race and outdoor market hosted by Salaam Foundation and Salaamedia. The first-of-its-kind event will take place on the 25 February 2018 on Uncle Ebie’s Farm located just 3km from the Lenasia CBD […]

Somali children receive medical support from SA

Three years of rainfall has failed in Somalia and if the rains don’t fall during the 2018 season, the region could be plunged further into a humanitarian crisis. At present, 6.2 million people have been identified to be beneficiaries of humanitarian aid according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). […]

6000 Postcards of #LoveHopeCare to suffering children

23 January 2018 The Trade Route Mall and Salaamedia #LoveHopeCare Postcard Campaign has come to an immensely successful end. Close to 6000 postcards bearing messages from South African children will be sent to other young people around the world facing war, poverty, famine and destruction. The postcards were stuck up at the Lifestyle Court of the […]

Lenasia’s first ever MTB race – #Riding4SAeducation 2018

9 January 2017 It just gets better and more exciting as we prepare to host the first ever mountain bike race in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg as part of the #Riding4SAeducation campaign. The MTB race and Farm Market will mark the culmination of the #Riding4SAeducation effort that will see enthusiastic and novice riders from several charities […]

#Riding4SAeducation 2018!!!

The #Riding4SAeducation 2018 campaign is once again about to hit the roads of South Africa, drumming up awareness and support for learners in the country suffering from a lack of resources. By empowering and educating our children in these early and vulnerable years of their life, we can together leave a lasting and sustainable contribution […]

Part 7 – The Rohingya Diary with Yvonne Ridley

 Part 7 – Make 2018 count By Yvonne Ridley I am home now from Cox’s Bizar and appreciate my surrounds like never before. I am sitting here in the secure knowledge that no one is going to threaten or drive me and my family from our home. It makes me feel warm and safe but it […]

Atteridgeville school gets PC lab – Salaamedia #Riding4SAeducation

The Bud Mbelle Primary is nestled deep within the Atteridgeville Township, west of Pretoria. The Salaamedia #Riding4SAeducation visited the school while passing along during our 3000km bicycle journey in February 2017. Like so many South African schools, the institution has been suffering from a lack of infrastructure and equipment. There was no photocopy machine and […]

It’s been decades of genocide Aung San

20 September 2017 | Words and images: Azhar Vadi | Cox’s Bazaar Featured image: A mother hold her one day old baby born at a refugee camp. She has 5 other children The rain has been falling incessantly in Cox’s Bazaar region and the Rohingya living in makeshift refugee camps on the border between Myanmar […]
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