It has made us cry... lots - April 2013
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It has made us cry... lots - April 2013

It has made us cry... lots - April 2013

The journey to launch Together SA has been a lot like making onion soup: the thought of the end result makes the mouth water, but in the background it has taken extraordinary amounts of time and effort, and has made us cry - lots! Only hours after going live with our Together SA website on Freedom Day – and after many hours in the kitchen - painstakingly preparing a meal that we believe will nourish and restore hope in our great nation - we realised that a few of our key ingredients were... well, not of the best quality. So we’ve whisked Together SA back into the kitchen for some urgent reworking.

Like the many folk who followed a link to our 'back under construction" website, we admit to being highly disappointed. We are also very sorry for causing you to waste a 'click'. In this fast-paced age of social media overload, we appreciate just how precious that 'click' is, and hope you'll generously invest in yet another 'click' when we're live again.

We attempted to launch Together SA on Freedom Day because it commemorates the first time in South Africa’s history in which our national elections were not governed by race. Together SA is an initiative by Awesome SA. Together SA is a non-political initiative embracing all cultures, all religions and all sectors of society which will enable us to pull together to create a vibrant future for all South Africans.

So we’re back in the kitchen, frantically working to deliver on our promises - still confident that Together SA is worth waiting for. We will notify you the minute we are live again.
Because we are back in the kitchen reworking our website, we decided to give you a glimpse of one of the many initiatives that will be in the Together SA portfolio collection.
From the Awesome SA team, we ask that you take care and thanks again for your anticipated support.
There are so many people who are reaching out to others and making a difference to the future of South Africa - Woza Moya is one of these. 
Take a look...

Woza Moza Video

P.S - We also include below an open letter to the people of South Africa by James Motiatsi and Bobby Godsell explaining how, through a concerted effort of active citizenry, they plan to make this country a better place.

Welcome to the World of the Little Traveller

Welcome to the World of the Little Traveller"The Woza Moya Little Travellers HIV/AIDS project is totally inspired. I endorse it every stitch of the way. It raises consciousness in Canada and hope in Africa. In my mind’s eye, I can just see the women of Hillcrest (a project the Stephen Lewis Foundation strongly supports) beading, and spectacularly artful "Little Travellers" emerging. Then the sales are made in Canada, and money flows to the heroic women and children and families battling the pandemic on the ground. What could be a better act of human solidarity? Buy one, buy two, buy dozens. They speak to the best of the human spirit."

- Stephen Lewis, Board Chair, Stephen Lewis Foundation

Woza Moya is an income generation project of the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust. It helps those in need regain Hope and Dignity by getting them to use their creativity to earn an income.

You can read the rest of this article on the Awesome SA website here.

Four hours at a time

In this open letter to the people of South Africa that was first featured in the City Press, James Motlatsi and Bobby Godsell explain how, through a concerted effort of active citizenry, they plan to make this country a better place.

You can read the rest of this article on the Awesome SA website here.



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