PEAR continuously strives to give back and encourages skills development in South Africa.
Contact us to find out more about bursaries, internships and our pro bono services.
Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation
Founded in 2013, the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation
represents one of the world’s most iconic leaders, and his life-long partner.
The Foundation strives to ensure their uncompromised bravery
is celebrated, communicated and curated for posterity.
The purpose of SAFREA is to promote the interests of members who are freelance media and communications professionals in the published written, visual, information technology, broadcast and creative media spheres.
Read more about the collaboration between PEAR Africa and SAFREA.
Sea Rescue is a charity staffed by volunteers who are on call, day and night throughout the year. We have rescue bases along the coast and on inland dams. Our goal is to prevent drowning through education, through preventative measures and through rescue. Year after year we update and improve on our skills and techniques and we continuously investigate new technologies.
TREK4MANDELA was established in 2012 when Richard Mabaso of Imbumba Foundation and founder and visionary of Caring4Girls and TREK4MANDELA overheard a fearful conversation between his mother and his niece on menstrual challenges.
PinkDrive NPC, a health sector NGO, was founded in 2009 by Ms. Noelene Kotschan, on the premise that “Early detection will help prolong a life.” PinkDrive’s cardinal purpose is to contribute meaningfully towards preventing as many people as it can, from succumbing to breast, cervical, prostate and testicular cancer. It’s primary focus is on citizens without access to reasonable care for these conditions, and who reside in areas where health services do not reach.
Campaigning for Cancer
Campaigning for Cancer is an advocacy organisation that was formed in 2008 to give South African patients and those affected by cancer a voice. Pioneering cancer advocacy in South Africa, Campaigning for Cancer lobbies for the promotion and protection of the rights of patients and those affected by cancer with regard to policy, healthcare costs and healthcare delivery.
The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH)
The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH) is a project initiated by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund which was established by Nelson Mandela in 1995.
CANSA’s purpose is to lead the fight against cancer in South Africa. Its mission is to be the preferred non-profit organisation that enables research, educates the public and provides support to all people affected by cancer.
Africa’s biggest kite festival is proudly hosted by Cape Mental Health. All profits go towards helping Cape Mental Health provide vital services to adults and children in resource-poor communities.