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405, 2020

CONECKT and the market at FNB Fairlands

May 4th, 2020|Categories: Charitable, Connecting, Employability, Kindness, Networking, Opportunities, Technology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CONECKT is all about the win-win. The NGOs that had made the various products on sale had already benefitted from their interaction with CONECKT. These eco-friendly hand made items were then showcased and sold at FNB Fairlands to the staff. The prices are always super reasonable and there is a story behind every product. The staff assisting on the day of the sale are people with disabilities, people who had made some of the products, and the youth from YES 4 YOUTH initiative. This was used as training for these individuals in terms of business, sales, profit, and loss. [...]

405, 2020

CONECKT facilitating Valentine’s day at Forest Farm Centre

May 4th, 2020|Categories: Charitable, Connecting, Employability, Kindness, Networking, Opportunities|0 Comments

CONECKT was asked by Social worker Bulelwa if we knew of any affordable entertainment options available for the beneficiaries of Forest Farm. Most of the residents there are limited in their movement due to Cerebral Palsy. Many activities are not appropriate for them and most entertainment is usually way out of budget for organizations like these. CONECKT as a show of good faith sent in our staff to do their version of WAKA WAKA and the residents were the judges. After the show, CONECKT staff spent the rest of the time talking to and dancing with the residents. The [...]

105, 2020

CONECKT hosts YES 4 YOUTH candidates

May 1st, 2020|Categories: Charitable, Connecting, Employability, Networking, Opportunities|0 Comments

CONECKT is passionate about educating and empowering people and does not discriminate according to their age, race, gender, or disability. Through the power of networking, CONECKT collaborated with Afrika Tikkun, ABSA and YES 4 YOUTH to host 20 candidates. These employees have been benefiting from various training to not only upskill them, making them more employable but also to benefit the NGOs that they are volunteering at. Namely, The Teddy Bear Foundation, African Child Feeding Scheme, Slovo Centre for Excellence, Autism SA, Lefika La Phodiso, and many more.

3004, 2020

Thank you GMG

Apr 30th, 2020|Categories: Charitable, Employability, Kindness, Technology|0 Comments

Thank you for so much for the extremely generous donation from your company all the way in Dubai. CONECKT has been on the frontline of this crises and is supporting over 400 NGOs with food, masks, sanitizer and even created new forms of employment. Below are a just a few of things we have managed to do with this money. This disease has caused so many people to lose their jobs and the money from you has meant that hundreds of families will survive at least another month. Please know that we are incredibly grateful and that CONECKT will [...]

2304, 2020

CONECKT employee has her say

Apr 23rd, 2020|Categories: Charitable, Connecting, Employability, Kindness, Networking, Opportunities|0 Comments

C.O.N.E.C.K.T stands for Charitable Opportunities Networking Employability Connecting Kindness with Technology. C.O.N.E.C.K.T supports all but has a special interest in the field of disability, facilities meaningful fundraising initiatives, conducts team building, training and development as well as creates employment opportunities by teaching and installing skills via upcycling and the sharing of donations. C.O.N.E.C.K.T makes and buys products from organizations to assist them with creating avenues to turn charity into sustainable businesses. A company I am proud to stand by and demonstrate my loyalty to as a member, where the uniqueness of a working environment is defined in an absolute calm [...]

602, 2020

CONECKT coneckts and supports Remar

Feb 6th, 2020|Categories: Charitable, Connecting, Employability, Kindness, Networking, Opportunities, Technology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CONECKT is always looking for like minded individuals and organizations that are about second chances and empowering the most vulnerable people in our communities. Remar is on a mission to help the ‘excluded people’. Remar originates from the phrase ‘rehabilitation of the marginalized’. They do not charge fees and take care of almost 100 people. CONECKT visited their homes and bought a few of their products. CONECKT has also donated money towards food parcels during the Covid-19 crises  

1911, 2019

Key Rings from Leeuwkop Medium C

Nov 19th, 2019|Categories: Charitable, Employability, Opportunities|2 Comments

Allyson teaches the prisoners at Leeukop at the medium c correctional services. She gives of her own time and uses donated off cuts of material and leather to make goods. The money made from your purchase will go towards teaching new skills and some credit for the men to buy goods like cigarettes. Allyson believes in second chances and wants to ensure the men have purpose and skill when they get out in order to prevent them finding another reason to commit another crime.       Donate using Snapscan

1911, 2019

Cards and Jewellery by Terri

Nov 19th, 2019|Categories: Charitable, Employability, Kindness, Opportunities|0 Comments

Terri is 48 years old and is a childhood brain cancer survivor. Terri was working in a protected workshop for people with disabilities, called Kadimah occupational centre. She made and trained people to make these cards- made from the off cuts of people’s wrapping paper and ribbon. This card was cut by Marcel @Unlimited Ideas. Terri was identified by CONECKT as having more potential than doing contract work day in and day out for R28 a day. Terri is very creative and kind, she was one of CONECKT’s first employees and is now in charge of training others and doing [...]

1911, 2019

CONECKT creates employment opportunities with REEA (Rand Epilepsy Association)

Nov 19th, 2019|Categories: Charitable, Employability, Kindness, Opportunities, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CONECKT, after a site visit, realized that the REEA residents were not earning money and at times were sitting around bored and unproductive. Enter CONECKT, using pieces of wood, donated by our other dot Marcel Coombes from Unlimited Ideas https://www.facebook.com/unlimitedideasza/   the residents began making products that could be sold at our markets.  Liz Olsen and Nadine Viljoen were some of the residents who were guided and paid to make fridge magnets or plants. The residents at REEA have been diagnosed with epilepsy and are very grateful for a place like REEA. Collaboration with CONECKT has meant that these residents [...]

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