Tshemba Foundation
29 Nov
  • By Brownie Points Team
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Unique Voluntourism Opportunity for Doctors in South Africa

As a medical professional, how would you like to lose yourself in Africa’s wildest nature while rediscovering a love to help those in need? Well here is your chance. Tshemba Foundation offers a unique opportunity for doctors to seek well-deserved refuge and refind their passion for the profession. As part of their voluntourism initiative, the […]

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Act For Change
15 Nov
  • By Brownie Points Team
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Act For Change – a Platform for The People

From our humble beginnings as a small platform with a big vision, Brownie Points has bust its boots, and is no longer just a networking site for do-gooders. In addition to connecting volunteers with causes they care about, we now also cater to businesses keen on giving back to their communities. Our recent success with […]

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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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Abundance
25 Sep
  • By Camilla Marsh
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You are Abundant

We’ve been brought up in a culture of lack. Parents and teachers dutifully drumming age-old (and positively expired) mental models into our minds. No you can’t have this, no we can’t afford that, no you’ll never be good enough for any of it… Instead of being told how much we do have, and are capable […]

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metta meditation
17 Aug
  • By Camilla Marsh
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Metta Meditation Will Make You a Better Person

Many may think meditation is simply a means to turn the amp down on mental chatter and up the volume of inner silence. While this is of course true, it is only one merit of meditation. Once you begin developing and deepening your own practice you start seeing how meditation makes you a better, kinder and […]

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give more
27 Jul
  • By Camilla Marsh
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How to Learn to Give More

As I was walking down Main Street in Somerset West I saw a beggar sitting beneath the Standard Bank sign, crutch tucked into his arm, a destitute dimness in his eyes. Edging nearer, I felt a tug on my heart and a sudden urge to give him whatever money I had. My heart battling my […]

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Africa's Biggest Cleanup
11 Jul
  • By Camilla Marsh
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Join Africa’s Biggest Cleanup

In the lead up to Madiba’s centenary birthday on 18 July, do-gooders across the continent are joining helping hands for Africa’s biggest ever cleanup! #ActForChange hosted by Shoprite and Brownie Points, is our chance to give back to Mama Africa what we’ve taken out, and put a cap on plastic pollution for good.   Last […]

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#SAspreadslove
04 Jun
  • By Camilla Marsh
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Join SA’s Biggest Love Campaign!

EXCITING UPDATE: Our Spread The Love SA campaign begins today! 😀 Leading up to Mandela Day on 18 July, this month is all about South Africans giving back to fellow South Africans. In the spirit of Madiba and Ubuntu, the epic team here at Brownie Points, in partnership with Game For Humanity, is bringing you weekly […]

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brownie points
11 May
  • By Brownie Points Team
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Brownie Points is Moving to Your City!

Don’t have a view of Table Mountain from your back garden nor the city skyline of Joburg lit up at night? Never to fear, no matter what cosy corner of South Africa you live in, Brownie Points is soon to bring epic volunteering opportunities to your city! Since our humble beginnings in 2015, Brownie Points […]

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