An off-road marathon journey to raise funds

The Adventure Company will once again host its Quads 4 Quads off-road motorbike event in October. About 600 quad-bike and two-wheel motorcycle riders, including several quadriplegic and paraplegic riders on adapted quads, will take part in the event, which has made a remarkable difference to the lives of quadriplegics and […]

A decade of touching lives with Breadtags

In August, the Breadtags for Wheelchairs project celebrated a decade of improving the lives of wheelchair users with a tea party in honour of the coordinators and collectors in Stellenbosch. The event was sponsored by SASKO and the Polystyrene Packaging Council (PSPC). The brand manager of Essential Foods Bakeries division […]

Tips on getting hired if you have a disability

Finding employment can sometimes be tough. It often involves sifting through messages of rejection and attending a few unsuccessful interviews before you finally get a call or email to say, ‘Welcome aboard’. For people with disabilities, it can be harder still to find a job. Even though employers cannot legally […]

Tips to help fight depression without medication

Journalism student Thulisile Gadebe discusses the topic. Depression can be caused by many factors, including traumatic experiences, such as losing a job, being diagnosed with an illness or divorce. Many people who suffer from depression neglect basic daily activities and things they used to do. Life becomes stagnant. Most people often […]