Brownie Points | Mandela Day 2021
09 Jun
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Ubuntu | What are you doing for Mandela Day 2021?

It’s that time of the year. Mandela Day (18 July 2021) is around the corner. Unfortunately, this day of giving falls right in the middle of a global pandemic that affects many aspects of our lives and limits our volunteering opportunities. So what to do? Mandela Day has always been a time of giving, generosity […]

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07 Sep
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Travellers and NPOs unite through conscious and ethical volunteering.

We invited Camilla Marsh to share her amazing work and views on travellers and NPOs uniting through conscious and ethical volunteering. Camilla is part of the Brownie Points family, she was part of the team in the early days and we will forever be grateful for her contribution. We are also inspired by her work […]

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03 Jul
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Teaching With Empathy

Teaching With Empathy “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”- Leo Buscaglia I’m going to be honest with you, over this lockdown period I’ve been […]

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10 Jun
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A Cape Town School made 3972 sandwiches for those less fortunate.

A Cape Town School made 3972 sandwiches for those less fortunate. While Covid-19 has been devastating it has also made many of us more aware of those around us, made us empathetic and reminded us how easy and rewarding it is to help others. The French School of Cape Town wanted to use their annual […]

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07 May
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Brownie Points partner with the Solidarity Fund

Solidarity is an important value for any society, as well as for the entire global community. It is a quality that is based on equality, inclusion, and social justice through the recognition of a set of common, universal values that characterise us as human beings with dignity. “Solidarity is so important that it represents the […]

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22 Apr
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Offering You A Helping Hand

This is not a job, it becomes a lifestyle – it takes far more commitment than an 8h00 to 16h00 job. BUT the reward is also way better in terms of making a difference in the lives of others. When you see change – real change in someone’s eyes – it touches you forever and […]

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03 Apr
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Kids at Home: 30 Fun Activities for Kids during Lockdown

As the president addressed the nation and we went into lockdown, Brownie Points launched the #BeatCoronavirus campaign with over 50 ways people and companies can help #FlattenTheCurve and help the vulnerable. Today, we launch the Kids at Home campaign, helping teachers and parents entertain children stuck at home during the national lockdown with fun and […]

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17 Mar
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What You Can Do To #BeatCoronavirus

Coronavirus has hit the world. Hard. Since the start of the virus in China 3 months ago, it has spread to over 150 countries and has affected almost every aspect of our lives. From work to school to going to the supermarket, all our activities are impacted by this pandemic. And a lot of us […]

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08 Mar
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Are You a Young South African? Apply Now For The Global Citizen Fellowship!

The team at Brownie Points is excited to announce this awesome opportunity now available for young South Africans! On 2 December 2018 Tyler Perry and BeyGOOD made an amazing commitment on the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 stage, and now it’s all coming to life… Funded by Tyler Perry through BeyGOOD, the Global Citizen Fellowship Program will unearth […]

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01 Nov
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And the lucky winners of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 are…

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, presented and hosted by The Motsepe Foundation, with major partners House of Mandela, Johnson & Johnson, Cisco, Nedbank, Vodacom, Coca Cola Africa, Big Concerts, BMGF Goalkeepers, Eldridge Industries, and associate partners HP and Microsoft, is around the corner! South Africa can’t wait to welcome an incredible line-up of artists, including […]

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