In the spirit of the festive season I would like to share with you a heart-warming story of unconditional giving and love – the story of young Mommy Cat.
Young Mommy Cat was brought to the Mdzananda Animal Clinic early September 2015. Her owner brought her with great concern – something was wrong with her cat as she had progressively become larger and larger. Mommy Cat was admitted to the Mdzananda cat ward where her growing tummy gave birth to five little kittens.
The Movember Foundation is fighting for men to live happier, healthier and longer lives by shaping the landscape for male specific diseases through research and survivorship programmes. Each year in November, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on millions of men’s faces around the world and in South Africa – raising funds and awareness for men’s health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer as well as men’s mental health and physical inactivity.
Being the Fundraising and Communications Manager at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic Khayelitsha, my days are mainly spent behind the computer. A typical day consists of going through and answering between 50 – 100 emails, managing our facebook account, updating our website, writing newsletters and writing funding appeals.
Some of my other responsibilities are creating fun fundraising products such as our end of the year calendar and Christmas cards.
Generation Earth, now in its 4th year, is an international African founded youth platform, of young green minds changing the way we live, learn and use the world’s resources. As an organisation @Gen_Earth strives to educate and empower children and the young people of our continent not only to be the change they seek in the world but to also be agents of change in order to #ChangeTheClimate. This year’s Summit is based on Food Security ahead of the critical climate change negotiations in Paris at COP21 taking place in December 2015.
The Miss Earth South Africa Leadership Programme is launching the #BigO2Challenge globally ahead of the United Nations COP21. The #BigO2Challenge was started by 2015 Miss Earth South Africa, Carla Viktor and Miss Earth Ambassador, Milanie Cilliers during the Semi Finalist stage in the 2015 programme, to encourage individuals, organisations, schools, and the general public to get involved and plant trees. No Tress = No Humans.