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67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day

67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day

Filed in Humanity by on April 22, 2016 • views: 2784

12,000 Square Metres was the target – 17,181 Square Metres was achieved 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day was awesome today and 10 500 blankets laid out on a field converted Drakenstein Prison in Paarl into a kaleidoscope of colours that represented South Africa in all its glory. Inmates and members of the public around […]

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Recent Articles #2

Blake Dyason

Blake Dyason

Filed in Humanity by on July 28, 2015 • views: 2074

Blake Dyason has dedicated his health, vitality and mobility to help, inspire hope and raise money for worthy causes. “My daily goal is to leave every person I meet with a smile. I believe we all have the power to change the world if we believe we can.” Website http://blakesblog.co.za/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/blake.dyason Twitter https://twitter.com/BlakeCTN Linked […]

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Vicky & Vanessa Wiesenmaier: BUY NO RHINO!

Vicky & Vanessa Wiesenmaier: BUY NO RHINO!

Filed in Humanity by on June 17, 2015 • views: 2107

Vicky & Vanessa Wiesenmaier: BUY NO RHINO! We are 2 sisters from Cape Town starting a cycling adventure from Hong Kong to Singapore in April 2015 to create awareness of the rhino poaching issues. We will be travelling through Vietnam, China and Thailand, the main consumer markets driving the demand for rhino horn.Especially in these […]

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John Lucas: Explore 4 Knowledge

John Lucas: Explore 4 Knowledge

Filed in Humanity, John Lucas by on June 15, 2015 • views: 1729

John Lucas: Explore 4 Knowledge – Education through Adventure John Lucas is a 26 year old scientist with a passion of education and adventure and has managed the near impossible by pairing the two together with emphasis on Environmental Research and Capacity Building for Social Development and Social Upliftment. Award Winning: Nature Conservationist Photographer Educator […]

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Tequila & 3000km with Alan The Pilgrimist
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Tequila & 3000km with Alan The Pilgrimist

Filed in Humanity by on May 27, 2015 • views: 1504

ONE MAN, ONE DOG, TWO OCEANS AND 3000 KILOMETERS OF COASTLINE. Tequila – a 4 year old PitBull is going to walk 3000km from Kosi Bay to Alexander Bay (the entire coastline of South Africa) and to keep her company, she is taking Alan Menteath (The Pilgrimst) with for company NOTE: 2 weeks into their […]

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Dr. Tertius Venter
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Dr. Tertius Venter

Filed in Awe2, Humanity by on March 27, 2015 • views: 3478

Dr. Tertius Venter Dr Venter is one of Operation Smile’s long standing plastic surgeons. He will be embarking on two cycle tours- one that began today in Pretoria and will end in CPT on 4 April 2015. The SA route Pretoria- Bloem – Cradock – Graaf Rienet – Willow Wall – Oudtshoorn – Robertson – […]

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Paul Steyn
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Paul Steyn

Filed in Humanity by on October 8, 2014 • views: 2244

Paul Steyn To demonstrate the mobility that a prosthetic limb provides to an amputee, to the public as well as new amputees, Paul, an amputee himself,  undertakes long distance walks to raise funds. He has walked more than 5000 km over the last three years to raise funds for the work of the Paul Steyn […]

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Jurie Botha views: 1270

Jurie Botha is an endurance athlete and adventurer. With his next expedition, Cycling South Against Rape, he will attempt to become the first South African to cycle the length of the equator(40,030km), solo and unsupported, within 20 months. This ultra endurance expedition will start in May 2017 when he departs from Lima, Peru on his […]

Stuart Connacher talks about Chris Bertish views: 546

  Awesome South Africans spoke to Stuart Connacher this morning, hours before Chris Bertish’s eminent arrival in Antigua. #theSUPcrossing Stuart shares his experiences after rowing the Atlantic three times and his communications with Chris during his Talisker Transatlantic crossing earlier this year with Facing It. This incredible chat with Stuart gives us first hand insight […]

3-2-1: Six South Africans on the Atlantic views: 1699

It seems to be the season for ocean crossings by South Africans. In September this year, Riaan Manser and his wife Vasti completed their second crossing by row boat celebrating their honeymoon by rowing to Hawaii. But let’s fast forward to the present: THREE – 3 Stuart Connacher, Charl Gale and Wayne Johnson have entered […]

Annual Charity Hat Walk with Paul Steyn views: 798

Saturday the 26th, Paul Steyn will walking in the 5km Annual Charity Hat Walk hosted by Balwin Properties and we invite you, resident of Helderberg and further afield to come join in the fun at Paardevlei. AwesomeSouthAfricans and www.SoundsAwesome.co.za will be there supporting Paul and providing the Public Address and Music in our mobile sound […]