Tonight with Lester Podcast
Episodes in this series - Page 3
The stricter the lockdown, the greater the happiness loss: A country comparison29 June 2020 | 17 Minute Listen
Guest : Professor Talita Greyling |Well Being Economist at UJ| Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments have implemented lockdown regulations to curb the spread of the virus. Though lockdowns do minimise the physical damage of the virus, there are substantial damage to populations happiness, well-being and livelihoods.
NGO helps families to 'Arise' - they believe every child deserves a thriving family28 June 2020 | 8 Minute Listen
Guest : Danielle Moosajie A Heideveld family centre and NPO, Arise, is using love and kindness to helps strengthen families on the Cape Flats Arise offers Family Strengthening Services aimed to preserve, strengthen and support families in resource-poor communities to build resiliency so that children and their families can overcome adversities and reach their full potential. Based in Heideveld on the Cape Flats, they support surrounding communities that face many challenges ranging from poverty, lack of employment, poor quality education, drug and alcohol addiction, violence and gangsterism.
Mdzananda Animal Clinic Wagging Winter Shoebox drive25 June 2020 | 10 Minute Listen
Guest : Marcelle Du Plessis | Fund Raising and Communications Manager at Mdzananda Animal Clinic Khayelitsha| The team at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic have created an easy way for the public to help the pets of Khayelitsha stay warm. They have launched their fifth Wagging Winter Shoebox drive. This is how it works You pick which animal you want to help, and then you pack a shoe box with filled with goodies to keep them warm and send it to Mdzananda Animal Clinic. It is that simple.
Grace Counselling offers free online counselling to medical professionals25 June 2020 | 20 Minute Listen
Guest : Kerry Frizelle On Monday we heard that two more medical professionals have died due to the Coronavirus pandemic. On Monday Groote Schuur announced that Eva Isaacs and Patricia Coetzee have passed on, both were valuable members of the hospital. Medical Professionals are already under stress. Many are feeling anxious about being on the frontlines, helping those who have COVID-19, which we know is highly contagious.
Desiree Ellis Foundation25 June 2020 | 10 Minute Listen
Guest : Desiree Ellis | Head coach at Banyana Banyana| We are still reeling from Finance minister, Tito Mboweni's budget speech. Yesterday he outlined just how bad our economic situation is. This has been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. That means that there are a lot of people who are in need. This is something that the City of Cape Town recognised. To help they are making donations assist organisations feeding residents. One of these organisations is the Desiree Ellis Foundation. Created by Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis, the foundation in partnership with The Alcardo Andrews Foundation provide between 400 and 600 cooked meals daily for those in need.