Investing in the Future November 2011

Special Report

Investing in the Future November 2011

The M&G and Southern Africa Trust have merged the Investing in the Future and Drivers of Change awards, to make them even bigger and better.


Resourcing quality education

The judges praised the role Equal Education plays in advocating systemic change and for showing how it could be achieved in practical, proactive ways.

Intervention where it matters

The Discovery Foundation has donated more than R62-million in awards to 146 recipients, including several organisations working in public healthcare.

Nurturing rural youth

Umthombo's director, Gavin MacGregor believes the best way to address healthcare staff shortages is to invest in rural youth.

LoveLife's goGos get kudos

GoGogetters encourage community awareness and solidarity with the orphans and vulnerable children who have to overcome many challenges.

Rooting out society's evils

The judges agreed with Mangu that Advocate Thuli Madonsela's integrity, ­determination and courage should be recognised and rewarded.

The joy of sharing

The judges were impressed by the mentorship aspect of the FNB Commercial Banking, Life Skills and Mentorship Programme.