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Chess for creative thinking

Chess for creative thinking

 7 April saw the launch of an exciting pilot project at Safari Primary School using chess as an educational tool for the children. The project is a collaboration between Star for Life, Mini Chess and the Entrust Foundation.     Mini...

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7 million from the Postcode Lottery

7 million from the Postcode Lottery

Star for Life has been awarded SEK 7 million from the Postcode Lottery's annual dividend. We welcome this non-earmarked addition to our funding for 2022. - We are extremely proud, happy and grateful to have the continued trust of the Postcode...

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Entrepreneursip training for our coaches

Entrepreneursip training for our coaches

Entrepreneurship refresher trainings were held for Star for Life Southern Africa trainers in Windhoek Namibia, conducted by Hand in Hand Zimbabwe. The training covered all the steps in starting a business up until the preparation of a business...

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Peer Education Camp

Peer Education Camp

Star for Life has once again been entrusted by the Department of Education to conduct Peer Education Camps for girl learners. Camps were held at Pongola for the Zululand District and Mbazwana for the UMkhanyakude District. The aim of the camps is...

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Dr. Jörg Mosolf establishes Star for Life Germany

Dr. Jörg Mosolf establishes Star for Life Germany

Today saw the introduction of Star for Life Germany in Kirchhem / Teck in Germany. The foundation has been set up by  entrepreneur Dr. Jörg Mosolf, with the aim of raising funds for Star for Life and offering German companies the chance to become...

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Focus on girls’ health during Women’s Month

Focus on girls’ health during Women’s Month

During "Women's Month" in Namibia, Star for Life's mobile health clinic has been able to visit 11 schools where Star for Life works. The health campaign, which over 6,000 students took part in, has focused on girls' health and specifically raised...

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Campaign against bullying

Campaign against bullying

Bullying in schools is a global phenomenon that has the potential to impact on children not only physically but also psychologically. In South Africa countless children fall victim to bullying, harassment and abuse in school. The Star for Life...

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Dream Challenge has finished

Dream Challenge has finished

What a fantastic result for our digital event Dream Challenge 2021 which has now finished. Together we have managed to get all the way from Stockholm and Oslo to South Africa and then back again. A million thanks to all of you, both companies and...

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Young women and entrepreneurship

Young women and entrepreneurship

When it comes to the global entrepreneurial landscape, women are still in the minority. The Daughters of Africa project coaches girls in entrepreneurship. More than half of South Africa’s population is female but only 34% of small and medium sized...

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Success for Dream Challenge, now heading back north

Success for Dream Challenge, now heading back north

Who could imagine that we would reach our goal so quickly! And it's all thanks to you - clocking up kilometres and raising money for Star for Life Response to the race has been enormous and as interest is so great, our South African colleagues have...

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And we’re off! Dream Challenge 2021 is rolling

And we’re off! Dream Challenge 2021 is rolling

Dream Challenge is underway - a virtual charity event that takes us through 15 countries on the way to South Africa. Interest in the race has been great and it is still possible to participate, either as a private person or as a company. Every 10...

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