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International Day of Charity

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Charity is essential to help those in need to rise above their circumstances. Humanitarian work centers on compassion. One of the most compassionate things to do is to help those who need it most. Often, dire circumstances lead to people facing…

World Humanitarian Day

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Solidarity is an intricate part of being human. Understanding ourselves as members of the same species enables us to sacrifice our wellbeing for one another. The term "Humanitarian Aid" reflects the institutionalized bent of that drive. Impartiality.…

Mandela Day Initiative

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18 July 2019 By Leanne Gersun Mendelow Nelson Mandela International Day, 18th July, is an annual call-to-action that aims to motivate individuals to help transform the world for the better, and in doing so build a global movement for…

Mission to Mozambique

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11-16 June 2019 By Leanne Gersun Mendelow Following Cyclone Idai in March 2019, CADENA SA deployed an emergency response team to the city of Beira, Mozambique. The team distributed and installed 270 Sawyer water filter systems and 200…

Ramson Cross Foundation Partnership

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In the wake of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth, in March and April 2019, CADENA South Africa embarked on an urgent fundraising initiative in order to effectively help our neighbours in Mozambique. Our initial plan was to approach a number of different…

Mission to Turkana, Kenya

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By Mendy Grauman In May 2019 representatives of CADENA SA joined CADENA International on their annual mission to Kenya. The team of multinational volunteers made their way to the drought-ravaged region of Turkana. Turkana has a semi-desert…