Mother Earth Day
18 Apr
  • By Camilla Marsh
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10 Small Habits to Change our Planet

Did you know that today 22 April, is International Mother Earth Day? If there ever was a day worth celebrating, this is it. With each moment that passes you can hear the gasps of our planet’s failing lungs as she struggles for air. Her hair once lush with rainforests and jungles is now a jumble […]

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world’s most generous countries
12 Apr
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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These Are The World’s Most Generous Countries

With all the talk of crime, war, terrorism and Trump buzzing around us like a persistent fly, it’s easy to get down about the state of the world – to start losing faith in humanity. It’s helpful, then, to be reminded that there are good people on this planet. Lots of them. Around 2.2 billion, […]

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Arbor Month
01 Apr
  • By Camilla Marsh
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Dig in This Arbor Month

Arbor Day is traditionally celebrated on the last Friday of April each year, but this needn’t mean we can’t get our fingers green ‘til then. As age-old forests continue to be mutilated and massacred and Earth’s once harmonious ecosystem severely compromised, planting a tree is one of the best means to making our planet a […]

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new power
26 Mar
  • By Laura Parker
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Understanding the Concept of New Power

“Old power works like a currency. It is held by few. Once gained, it is jealously guarded, and the powerful have a substantial store of it to spend. It is closed, inaccessible, and leader-driven. It downloads, and it captures. New power operates differently, like a current. It is made by many. It is open, participatory, and peer-driven. It […]

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relationships
08 Mar
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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How Giving Can Improve Our Personal Relationships

It’s impossible to give abundantly and consistently without being impacted by the process. Anyone who’s dedicated time and resources to helping others will tell you, giving changes who you are and how you think. And if you change, it follows that the quality of your relationships would change too. It’s also worth noting that being […]

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25 Feb
  • By Brownie Points Team
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Asset-Based and Citizen-Led Development (ABCD) Masterclass

Last year, we had the pleasure of attending the Beyond Painting Classrooms workshop facilitated by Space 4 Impact. We were inspired by the ABCD approach and are excited to share this with you! What is ABCD? ABCD refers to Asset-Based and Citizen-Led Development. It is a way of thinking and also an approach to development […]

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Valentine's Day
14 Feb
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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4 Ways to Love Humanity More this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day might be a celebration of love, but who says the focus has to fall on the romantic sort alone. The ancient Greeks defined many different types of love, one of which is agape, a concept that bears resemblance to the Buddhist notion of Metta. Agape is an unconditional universal love, expressed through kindness, […]

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Giving Tuesday SA
13 Nov
  • By Laura Parker
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What is #GivingTuesdaySA About?

Giving Tuesday SA encourages all South Africans to give to a cause in whichever way they choose leading up to #GivingTuesdaySA on 27 November 2018. It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or organisation to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about […]

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