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Charity – there is a better way! Vol1

“A charity is a black hole into which money disappears,” were the words of one of SA’s top 10 nominated CEO’s. What some might suggest is a harsh comment, I believe is not harsh enough! Some [...]

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The Desert Mentor Challenge – Part 2

In general, my experience of how people react when I tell them I’m running the KAEM this year has not been very different from Cobus’s (you can read his account here to get up to speed) though [...]

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New Faces: Meeting Cornè

  An addition to our team has lately made himself at home here at LifeXchange headquarters. He brings with him a passionate desire to advocate what we as an organization stand for due to the [...]

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A Different Approach

We all have a strong drive towards fixing things when they don’t look the way we think they should. If a window is broken, tension in our system causes us to find a solution to fix it. The same can [...]

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When Reveen met Sheila

One of our Lavender Hill mentees, 16-year-old Reveen, recently fell hard into the arms of her mentor. Sheila had been worried about Reveen for some time, though. She hadn’t been able to connect [...]

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The Desert Mentor Challenge

“You are crazy!“ It was the year 2012 and I was preparing to run one of the toughest races in the world: a 250km self-sufficiency run in the desert. However, it wasn’t the [...]

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Mandela’s Legacy

The month of July has seen many South Africans getting their hands dirty in the name of Nelson Mandela. #67minutes is the time set aside in our country for people to give back and help those less [...]

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Surfboards and Surfing Board Members

Winters here are brutal enough without us trying to be all revolutionary. But, since that happens to be exactly what we aspire to, our team went for a surf anyway! After horsing around in the lockers [...]

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Long Road to Change

Many of you may know that for Ricardo Monk, it’s so far been a long five year journey to reach the singular goal of getting his Driver’s License. Well, we’re glad to announce that [...]

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Frisbee Face-Off!

There was a lot of mud. In fact, ‘a lot’ is probably an understatement. It was a veritable ocean of brown sludge that could house a Kronosaurus. Luckily, we were only playing Frisbee.  So it [...]

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