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Give a little, get a lot: Volunteering as a mental health panacea

Have you ever commended someone who regularly volunteers for charitable causes, only to be met with a suspiciously humble response such as, “Oh no, I get far more out of it than the cause I support!” The implication is that their actions – while perceived by others as selfless – are, in fact, self-motivated.

Spinach and skills-based volunteerism - what a leafy green veg can teach us about the power of the collective


Pivot. Adapt. Agility. Arguably this past year’s three most overused buzzwords - and, if the countless pandemic-era think pieces are to be believed, the key to flourishing in the ‘new normal’ (another COVID catchphrase.) Yet the truth is, we’re dizzy from all this pivoting.

Fighting hunger the Lesedi way



Momentum Metropolitan CSI Manager Charlene Lackay outlines the importance of giving back as individuals and how corporates like Momentum Metropolitan empower their employees to make it happen. In the initial stages of the lockdown in April 2020, 28% of South Africans were going to bed hungry.

Why financial literacy should be a human right

We know, as humans, that we are born with and entitled to certain rights. As South Africans, the Bill of Rights protects these: including the right to equality, human dignity, life, freedom and security, healthcare, food and water, privacy, freedom of religion, belief, opinion and expression, and education, among others.

Employees contribute more in a challenging 2020 to help SA’s youth through education

1 February 2021: Momentum Metropolitan Holdings is handing over a total of R260 000 raised through staff payroll contributions in 2020 to two non-profit organisation (NPO) partner beneficiaries aimed at helping South Africa’s youth through education: R160 000 to the Limpopo Maths & Science Academy and R100 000 to Youth Potential South Africa in the Eastern Cape.

Statement on the sudden death of professor Gita Ramjee

The Momentum Metropolitan Foundation, formerly known as the MMI Foundation, is deeply saddened and shocked at the sudden and untimely passing of HIV scientist and researcher Professor Gita Ramjee in Umhlanga, Kwa-Zulu Natal on 31 March 2020.

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Give a little, get a lot: Volunteering as a mental health panacea

Have you ever commended someone who regularly volunteers for charitable causes, only to be met with a suspiciously humble response such as, “Oh no, I get far more out of it than the cause I support!” The implication is that their actions – while perceived by others as selfless – are, in fact, self-motivated.

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Fighting hunger the Lesedi way

Momentum Metropolitan CSI Manager Charlene Lackay outlines the importance of giving back as individuals and how corporates like Momentum Metropolitan empower their employees to make it happen.

Read more


Spinach and skills-based volunteerism - what a leafy green veg can teach us about the power of the collective

The future of volunteerism - and the secret to a successful CSI volunteerism programme

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LC Studios to usher unemployed youth into a lucrative digital future

Youth unemployment in South Africa is spiralling out of control. On 16 June 2021, a day where the country celebrates the power of its youth, President Cyril Ramaphosa said that a youth unemployment rate of 74%* is ‘something no country can afford’.

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RB and partners celebrate Julia Zwane!

Rhiza Babuyile celebrated Julia Zwane’s success after graduating from Network Engineering with 10 distinctions out of 12 modules from Pearson Institute of Higher Education.

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Spinach and skills-based volunteerism - what a leafy green veg can teach us about the power of the collective

Pivot. Adapt. Agility. Arguably this past year’s three most overused buzzwords - and, if the countless pandemic-era think pieces are to be believed, the key to flourishing in the ‘new normal’ (another COVID catchphrase.)

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The importance of employability

When it comes to developing a strategy and effective approach to halting the increase in youth unemployment and contributing to turning it around, the Momentum Metropolitan Foundation (MMF), driven by the Board and the CSI team, has had to be deliberate about the way they show up in the space. And the starting point was the differentiation between a focus on employability versus employment. MMF’s focus is employability, defined by the Oxford Learner’s Dictionary as “the extent to which somebody has the skills, knowledge, attitude, etc. that make them suitable for paid work."

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The youth need tangible solutions

For Momentum Metropolitan Holdings (MMH), the commemoration of Youth Day is not something that is viewed with any type of trepidation. MMH approaches this day with its collective chest because of a decision that the Momentum Metropolitan Foundation (MMF) made in 2018. What decision? Let’s create the context first.

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Partner Profile: WeThinkCode

We Think Code_ was established in 2015 as a tuition-free tech institution with the mission “to train Africa’s next generation of top tech talent in order to drive the digitisation of African business

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Why financial literacy should be a human right

We know, as humans, that we are born with and entitled to certain rights.

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