fbpx

Making a difference

FACILITATING YOUTHFUL EDUCATION

21 May 2020

Learning during COVID-19 lockdown has been a challenge for children across the world. Safire has once again assisted Kenosis Community in Bishopstowe, helping them ensure that the children in their care can learn at this difficult time.

FROM TRASH TO TOYS THAT TEACH

21 May 2020

Singakwenza is a wonderful NPO that helps children in need, especially in terms of providing educational stimulation for these young minds. One of our favourite projects entails creating educational, environmentally-friendly toys from repurposed trash.

MILES FOR SMILES

27 Feb 2020

#TeamSafire is a proud supporter of Miles for Smiles 2020. This gruelling 1000km bike journey from PE To Cape Town by 12 intrepid riders aims to raise R140 000 to assist children through Operation Smile.

Supporting education through sport

3 March 2020

We are again co-sponsors of this year’s Fuel & Gas Kamberg Classic MTB & Trail Run on 14-15 March, and are proud that this popular event in the magnificent Kamberg Valley also helps change young lives!

Embracing the holiday spirit

13 Dec 2019

One of Safire’s latest projects is to financially assist Kenosis Community in Bishopstowe with the refurbishing of a cottage which is no longer in use and has fallen into disrepair.

Getting back some love from Singakwenza

10 Dec 2019

Safire was touched to receive a card from the Singakwenza team, thanking us for our support.

Sunlit Gardens

November 2019

Safire staff and their families recently assisted Sunlit Gardens, a home for abandoned and abused children in Pietermaritzburg, by getting their hands dirty and helping bring about real changes for these children.

Joseph Baynes party

November 2019

The youngsters at the Joseph Baynes Children’s Home in Pietermaritzburg were treated to a special day recently, when Safire staff shared some special time with them as an end-of-year fun day. There were delicious eats, face painting and lots of smiles.

Safire joins the Santa Shoebox Project

October 2019

The Santa Shoebox Project has been collecting these treasure troves for underprivileged youngsters across SA for the past 13 years, with an incredible 858 673 children having been reached in this time…

Madiba month magic

July 2019

The Safire team were busy with several community/goodwill projects during July, Madiba month. We collected pet food…

BAGS OF JOY

July 2019

The Safire team were delighted to recently hand over 152 bags to eager youngsters from Gulube Primary School in the Mid-Illovo community.

PUTTING OUR BEST FOOT FORWARD

May 2019

Safire staffers have excellent taste in casual footwear, as can be seen here – and all in aid of worthy causes…

The write stuff

March

Most of us take for granted having a selection of pens and pencils and other stationery when we need to write something…

Tackling those pesky shoe laces

March 2019

Singakwenza’s Toys from Waste programme has been one of our favourite ‘making a difference’ projects for a while now, and we have a permanent collection point at our offices in Pietermaritzburg to collect items that would usually end up in the bin…

Inspirational book boxes

A few years ago, Safire Insurance and Cordwalles Boys’ Prep School in Pietermaritzburg joined forces to inspire young readers…

Encouraging literacy with local pupils

Encouraging literacy with local pupils Safire staff and extended …

Assistance for local school

Staff at Safire were delighted to be able to assist TPA (Tamil People’s Association) School in Northdale, Pietermaritzburg…

Safire’s beanie brigade at work

30 October

Nimble-fingered knitters at Safire Insurance have been creating snug, colourful beanies to keep warm the little ones at …

Craftwork for kids

The Safire team is always ready to serve a worthy cause, and volunteers attended a workshop at Safire House to make educational…