Gautrain Management Agency gives back

While empowering passengers with accessible and reliable services, Gautrain also aims to empower communities by supporting care programmes and people with disabilities. MARISKA MORRIS visits a Gautrain Management Agency beneficiary to learn more In the unassuming Alexandra Disability Movement compound, bordering Johannesburg’s Alexandra township, sits the Pillsbury Childcare Centre, a...

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Flying the coop

For wheelchair users who want to leave their family home but are not quite ready to live on their own, there are some alternative housing options There are various reasons to consider assisted living or self-help centres, whether it is to gain better access to education or the formal labour...

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A farewell from Ari Seirlis

Former QASA CEO Ari Seirlis takes a last graceful bow in his farewell letter, with the disability community showing its appreciation for this incredible man who has dedicated his life so far to serving people with disabilities It’s unusual for an NGO to have a CEO for overly long, yet...

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Businesses empowered by SAB Foundation Awards

At the annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards, Dr Daemon McClunan, inventor of the OptiShunt, won the 2019 Disability Empowerment Award. MARISKA MORRIS reports Each year, the SAB Foundation identifies small businesses or entrepreneurs who are empowering their communities and people with disabilities through their unique innovations....

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