Going for Gold: A story of not giving up

For those whose lives change overnight due to the loss of a limb or paralysis there is no going back to the old way of life. There is only finding a new normal. Juan-Claude Dittrich,...

Run Brightmore, Run

A long night of traveling was the prelude to the race he regrets losing on the 1st of July. Fatigue-riddled, sweat-drenched and heart-broken, he crossed the finish line of the Victoria Falls Marathon. He...

Beyond her (dis)ability: Tiny’s dream of becoming a social worker

It was a disheartening situation to be in. Her mother had passed. Social workers had taken her from her capable aunt. Her well-being was in the hands of inept caregivers. And some days would...

Creating for the future

When people see the clothing and accessories The Joinery produces, it is hard to believe they were made from recycled plastic bottles. When sisters, Natalie and Kim Ellis, started their ‘passion project’, it was out...

Hero of the Week: Kim Worrall

In 2015 Kim Worrall decided to effect change in the lives of the leaders of tomorrow in Imizamo Yethu’s community by establishing the performing arts foundation known as Amoyo. Kim came to South Africa in...

Hero of the Week: Soraya Salie

The brightness of her smile rivaled her yellow sari as she walked towards us. It is the color of peace we were told, exactly what Soraya Salie stands for.  “I think the time has come...

Cape Town’s 90 year old man

Coming from a shoot one morning we overheard a man saying his 90th birthday was coming up. Knowing he must have seen plenty in his lifetime, we had to take the opportunity to chat...

Hero of the Week: Joe Lison

The late Joe Lison achieved amazing things in his 36 years of life. We sat down with his brother Dr. Solly Lison to find out about his unintentional legacy. Joe fell in love with Israel...

365 climbs up Table Mountain to raise R1 million: The Ubuntu Climbs Story

Summiting Table Mountain is no small feat. Some might consider the hike great enough to last them at least a year, if not a lifetime. At the opposite end of this scale you will...
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This is no ordinary Dining Room

As part of EA’s focus of unpacking the issue of homelessness in Cape Town, we are looking into the people and organisations who play significant roles in helping people living on the streets. Today, we...

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