Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday – what’s it all about?

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Giving Tuesday is a movement that began in America in 2012 and spread rapidly across the globe via social media platforms. It follows immediately after Black Friday and Cyber Monday – as an antidote to the mass consumerism of these shopping frenzies. This year, Giving Tuesday falls on 30 November. So what exactly is it all about? And is it something you should be getting involved in? Yes! If you feel it’s important to give back to your community, to uplift your less fortunate neighbours, and support charitable organisations that […]
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KZN Top women in business - Femada Shamam

KZN’s Top Women in Business – Tafta CEO earns her spot

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We are excited to celebrate the announcement of our CEO, Femada Shamam, as one of only 30 women hailed at the Standard Bank’s KZN Top Women in Business gala evening, which took place on 18 November at the Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel. Since beginning her career at The Association for The Aged as a newly qualified Social Worker, Shamam has been instrumental in changing the lives of older people. Now, as Chief Executive Officer, she represents Tafta on various local, national and international platforms. She also lobbies and advocates for the […]
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Help children form strong bonds with their grandparents by including everyone at Christmas

Teaching kids to care

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So you’ve decided on a big family get together this Christmas to make up for the disappointment of last year. You’ll fetch mom from the old age home, organise an Uber for the in laws, and everyone will have the most wonderful time together. Or will they? If your kids and your parents haven’t seen each other in a while, they may struggle to connect. Granny simply has no idea what interests a 13-year old boy nowadays – while your teen may be so used to texting peers via WhatsApp […]
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