Empowering Change Through Love – Angela Larkan is the co-founder of the non-profit organization Thanda, and it is here that she works tirelessly to bring hope to thousands of rural community members through her innovative model…Read more

 Bringing Literacy to All – Research indicates that by the year 2015 an estimated 5.7-million children in South Africa will be orphaned, many of them left without any kind of support or infrastructure…Read more

Making a Difference to Children’s Lives – In 2008, Angela Larkan founded a non-governmental organisation called Thanda After-School in KwaZulu-Natal after extensive research showed there would be an…Read more

Touched By An Angel – Nine years ago, Angela Larkan sat in her college dorm room in Connecticut, US, procrastinating – she was reading articles online. Forward to 2012, and Angela, now living on the KZN South…Read more

Helping Communities Help Themselves – The future of South Africa is going to be built by the next generation. Their hopes, dreams, and wishes are being shaped each day. But our future doctors, leaders, accountants…Read more

A Place Where Love Grows – It’s a hot Sunday afternoon in Hibberdene, a coastal village 100 km south of Durban. The dirt roads are deserted as people enjoy their lunches indoors – deserted, that is, apart…Read more

Drivers of Change Awards – True to the ethos that a solution is contained within every problem, there are innovative organisations and individuals who are successfully tackling the challenges facing…Read more

South Coast Earns Three National Awards – You may not have heard about the Siyavuna Development Centre and Thanda After-School, two local organisations that quietly get on with the task of making…Read more

Special Report: 200 Young South Africans – At 22, Angela Larkan pioneered a smart solution to a local crisis. The estimate that there will be 5.7-million orphans in South Africa by 2015 catalysed Larkan into…Read more

Thanda Means Love – “…I thought about how my life might be different if I had just gotten a normal job,” says Angela. There are at least 325 children that are thankful that Larkan did not get a “normal” job…Read more

Ontmoet Angela Larkan, Clarins/SARIE Most Dynamic Woman 2011 – Nege jaar gelede het Angela Larkan in haar koshuiskamer in Connecticut, Amerika, gesit en die tyd verwyl deur artikels aanlyn te lees… Read more

Levi’s Uses Social Media to Support South African Orphans Affected by HIV/AIDS – Although the Levi’s brand is known for its sturdy yet fashionable denim, it can now be relied on for something else: fighting AIDS/HIV…Read more