July 2020

“Good News Monday”

We want you to share your Good News stories! Tell us all about how a colleague, friend or stranger is making a difference in your home, at your office, or in your community. Submit your short story or shoutout to us via our GWII email – admin@gwii.co.za – or WhatsApp hotline – 079 516 3417.

“Let’s Play to FriYAY”

Need to break the monotony of long work days? Need some motivation to getting fighting fit? Or want to kickstart a hobby? We invite our members to participate in a different activity every alternate week. Watch our Facebook page for details! Here is our activity this week! Whether on paper or iPad! Show off your Read More

Road Accident Fund Claims

What is the Road Accident Fund (“RAF”)? ·         The RAF is a fund that assists with compensating victims of a motor vehicle accident (“accident”) for certain damages suffered. ·         The RAF is governed by the Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996 (“Act”), as read with the Road Accident Fund (Transitional Provisions) Act 15 of Read More

Swap ‘retail therapy’ for experiences

“The perpetual cycle of buying material possessions is unlikely to lead to long-term satisfaction,” according to Shaun Lamont, Managing Director of First Group… “Let’s be honest, how many of us have passionately pursued a material purchase – be it a gift for a child or an extravagant item for ourselves? It may have resulted in Read More

Own your look. Five trends any woman can rock this winter

Whilst we all know that women are far more than the clothes they wear, we also know that often when you look good, you feel good. But deciding what to wear can also be a hassle. Ever stood in front of a closet full of clothes and felt like you had nothing to wear? Kick Read More

4 ways to kick your sugar cravings

With our beloved South African sunshine around the corner, we got to thinking about our summer bodies. That’s why we decided to explore how to ditch one of the worst offenders when it comes to poor health – sugar. In the last few years, sugar’s gained a bad rap, and there are conflicting reports on Read More

Mind the (pay) gap – especially moms

Women are doing incredible things, propelling the world forward in so many ways, despite the fact that gender inequality persists. The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) 2018/2019 Global Wage Report states that in South Africa, women continue to be paid 28% less than men.  Even more alarming is that South Africa has the world’s highest pay Read More

A story of hope and triumph – the journey of a woman abuse survivor

Today, 32-year-old Sarah* is a thriving career woman, who is surrounded by a support network of loving friends and family. She is confident in the purpose for which she was born. But it hasn’t always been this way. Childhood and adulthood At three years old, Sarah was an outgoing little girl, who spent her days Read More

1 June UN Global Day of Parents

Ten tips for taking financial care of an elderly parent Much of personal financial planning focuses on saving and investing for your own future, to cover the costs of raising a family and eventually being able to retire independently. However, many people are oblivious of how expensive it can be to take on the financial Read More