Navigating Human Rights Day: Insights from Breadline Africa

As Human Rights Day approaches, it beckons us to delve into the intricate tapestry of rights, responsibilities, and the relentless pursuit of dignity. For Breadline Africa, this day serves not only as a marker of historical significance but as a catalyst for introspection and action. Human Rights Day in South Africa is steeped in the […]

World Day of Social Justice – Working towards a society for all

An opinion piece by Marion Wagner The 25th anniversary of World Day of Social Justice is commemorated on 20 February – a United Nations (UN) day of observance that focuses on the plight of billions of people who still suffer under social injustices around the world. Not only does World Day of Social Justice turn the […]

Here’s a pit latrine challenge, Mr President

Breadline Africa has committed R7m of the annual budget to providing safe toilets in schools Breadline Africa rejoiced in 2018 when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his R6.8bn campaign, Sanitation Appropriate for Education (Safe), to eradicate pit toilets in schools countrywide. Sadly, your editorial opinion on Friday confirms there is still far to go (“Eradicate school […]

Solving South Africa’s school toilet crisis

In a recent article on News24, South African political analyst, Melanie Verwoerd challenged the private sector to fund “2,000 safe toilet seats to go to schools”. Local nonprofit organisation, Breadline Africa has a 30-year track record of providing safe and appropriate facilities to more than a quarter of a million children already and stands ready […]