New records by SA’s best para athletes

The SASAPD National Championship gave the best among South African para athletes the opportunity break personal, provincial, national and global records The 2021 Toyota SASAPD National Championships took place from 23 to 26 April in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape. The event was an opportunity for South African para athletes to compete […]

BBBEE in socio economic development

Non-profit organisations (NPOs) and businesses can benefit from the socio- economic development (SED) element in the BBBEE Scorecard. RUSTIM ARIEFDIEN explains The socio economic development element is for the benefit of NPOs that, ideally, provides services to more than 75 percent black beneficiaries with disabilities. Businesses can obtain five points […]

From strength to strength

Every so often, someone completely inspiring crosses our path. HEINRICH GRIMSEHL shares the story of one patient who continues to amaze Meet Louisa Brown: Wife, mother of twins, Christian counsellor, fitness fanatic, professional photographer, Rottweiler breeder, and … oh yes, I almost forgot, transfemoral (above-the-knee) amputee. In 2002, Louisa lost […]

Priority vaccination plea to save lives

With the rate of infections ever climbing and new variants always posing a risk, QASA is fighting to ensure its members are kept safe Risk of death rather than mortality rates should be the criteria that secures priority vaccination argues the QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA). The organisation has […]

Spinal injury to inspirational coffee

With a little help from the Chris Burger Petro Jackson Player’s Fund, Ollie Terblanche had the courage to find and pursue new passions, which lead to the inspirational Rise Coffee brand Heinrich “Ollie” Terblanche was a determined rugby player with high hopes for a career in the sport he loved. […]