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WAVESCAPE FISH FRY RAISES 17K FOR NEW DROP-IN CENTRE
We’re stoked to report that the Wavescape Fish Fry – held on the weekend of the 1st December – raised…
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W4C FOUNDER TIM CONIBEAR PUTS DELEGATES AT THE LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD SUMMIT THROUGH W4C ACTIVE EDUCATION SESSIONS
Waves for Change founder Tim Conibear was invited to demonstrate Waves for Change active education sessions for delegates of the…
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W4C PROFILED BY HUCK MAGAZINE
To read the full report by HUCK Magazine – please follow this link
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W4C PROFILED BY AFP
The AFP recently visited the W4C drop-in centre in Khayelitsha. Read their report below. Cape Town (AFP) (August 18th 2014) Not many…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE SELECTED FOR SPECIAL RECOGNITION AT BEYOND SPORT 2014 AWARDS
We are proud to announce that the Waves for Change programme is one of 12 projects worldwide to have been…
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CALLING LONDONERS! THE THAMES STAND UP PADDLE CHALLENGE IS HERE!
On the 26th July the second annual Thames Stand Up Paddle Challenge will take over a 6 mile stretch of…
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CITY OF CAPE TOWN PROFILES PARTNERSHIP WITH WAVES FOR CHANGE
Since 2012 we have been working closely with the City of Cape Town to slowly increase the footprint of Waves…
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W4C FREEDOM FESTIVAL GOES OFF IN COOKING SURF TO CELEBRATE 20 YEARS OF DEMOCRACY
Some would argue that surfing is the purest expression of freedom, so what better way to celebrate 20 years of…
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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF DEMOCRACY!
On the 26th of April we will be celebrating 20 years of democracy in South Africa with a surfing festival…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE FEATURED IN FEBRUARY EDITION OF SURFER MAGAZINE
Waves for Change is proud to be featured in the February edition of Surfer Magazine – the world’s largest surfing…
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AMAZA VOLUME 2 IS RELEASED
Waves for Change is proud to present AMAZA Magazine: Volume 2. Amaza is an annual surfing magazine produced by Waves for…
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W4C FOUNDER PRESENTS AT DOHA GOALS FORUM
Waves for Change co-founder Tim Conibear was recently invited to present on the Sport and Rehabilitation task force at the…
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W4C YOUTH CHARTER DEVELOPED AT 2013 YOUNG LEADER CAMP.
Last Friday we completed the first ever Waves for Change Young Leader Camp. Supported by International Inspiration, and with further assistance…
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W4C COMPLETES THE 2013 BIG GIVE XMAS CHALLENGE
We are pleased to report that on the 6th December we completed our 2013 Big Give Christmas Challenge. With the help…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE FEATURED IN THE AUSTRALIAN
Waves for Change was honoured to be featured in the weekend supplement of the November 23rd edition of the Australian. To…
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W4C FEATURED IN CITY PRESS MAGAZINE
Waves for Change was honoured to be featured in the weekend edition of the City Press Lifestyle Magazine. To feature…
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W4C INTERN MANDY BORTOLOTTO EXHIBITS HER WORK FOR BROWNE UNIVERSITY
At the beginning of this year, Mandy Bortolotto from Browne University spent 3 months with Waves for Change assisting with…
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FIRST WAVES FOR CHANGE COACH TRAINING CAMP A SUCCESS
The first Waves for Change coach training course, made possible by the partnership between International Inspiration, Kicking Aids Out and…
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INAUGURAL THAMES STAND-UP CHALLENGE RAISES £5,000 FOR WAVES FOR CHANGE
Yesterday 100 Stand Up paddle boarders took to the River Thames to raise funds for the Waves for Change programme. Made…
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WAVESCAPE SHORT FILM OF THE HISTORICAL WAVES FOR CHANGE MONWA COMP
Check out the short movie made by Waves for Change partner and event co-sponsor Wavescape. The movie captures the historical Waves…
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THAMES PADDLE CHALLENGE – 31ST AUGUST!
70 paddlers will take to the River Thames on the 31st August to raise funds for the Waves for Change…
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W4C MAKES HISTORY IN KHAYELITSHA!
Waves for Change made a little bit of history today by holding the first ever surf competition for Khayelitsha Township. One…
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AUGUST NEWSLETTER IS NOW UP. ALL THE LATEST PICS, BLOGS AND NEWS FROM WAVES FOR CHANGE
To view the Waves for Change August Newsletter, with latest news from Waves for Change Khayelitsha and Waves for Change…
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W4C FOUNDER PART OF PANNEL THAT LAUNCHES OLYMPIC LEGACY PROJECT: INTERNATIONAL INSPIRATION
Waves for Change founder Tim Conibear was part of a pannel that launched International Inspiration at the Beyond London Awards…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE COACH BONGANI NDLOVU INVITED TO ATTEND 4TH ANNUAL COMMONWEALTH SPORTS DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
Waves for Change is extremely proud to announce that coach Bongani Ndlovu has been invited to attend the 4th…
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W4C COACHES COMPLETE FIRST AID TRAINING
Our thanks to the Ramsay Foundation for sponsoring the Waves for Change Coaches through their NQF Level 3 First Aid…
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SIGN UP FOR THE WAVES FOR CHANGE “YOUTH DAY SURF ABOUT” 16TH JUNE!
This coming Youth Day, Waves for Change will be holding the first ever ‘Waves for Change Surf About’ at Muizenberg…
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HAVE YOU GOT TICKETS FOR THIS WEEKEND’S 5-FOR-CHANGE EVENT?
Have you bought your ticket for this weekend’s 5-For-Change event in Cape Town? 5-For-Change is an annual black tie fundraising event…
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“TOUGH MUDDERS” RAISING FUNDS FOR WAVES FOR CHANGE
On the 8th June this year, 14 intrepid Waves for Change supporters will be running in the annual “Tough Mudder”…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE KHAYELITSHA COACHES SELECTED FOR LAUREUS YES YOUNG LEADER PROGRAMME 2013
Waves for Change coaches Soso and Lethu have been selected to take part in the Laureus YES Young Leader programme…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE COMPLETES STAGE 1 OF MAPPING, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH UK SPORT AND KICKING AIDS OUT
In 2013 Waves for Change has teamed up with UK Sport and their ICES programme, as well as Kicking Aids…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE IN GHANA FOR BILD SYMPOSIUM
Waves for Change was honoured to attend the BILD / ICES symposium in Accra, Ghana this month, hosted by partners…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE COACH SECURES ALAN GREY SCHOLARSHIP
We first met Bongani Ndlovu at the beach in 2011, right when we started the Waves for Change programme. Bongs,…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE FOUNDER TIM CONIBEAR BLOGS FOR THE UK’S INDEPENDENT “I” NEWSPAPER
“It was a weekend back in 2008 when I found myself at an NGO function somewhere in Khayelitsha township, the…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE PARTNERS WITH IDS / UK SPORT
Waves for Change is excited to start 2013 with a new partnership with IDS – the international charity attached to…
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WAVESCAPE AUCTION RAISES OVER 21,000 ZAR FOR WAVES FOR CHANGE!
On the 6th December our good friends at Wavescape held their annual charity auction of which Waves for Change…
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APISH GRADUATES LAUREUS YES YOUNG LEADER PROGRAMME
Waves for Change was well represented at the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation – South Africa 10 year celebration. The…
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WORLD AIDS DAY WITH WAVES FOR CHANGE AT MONWABISI – KHAYELITSHA
Waves for Change held a small celebration in recognition of World Aids Day. A small braai ‘n surf was arranged…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE LEAD SESSIONS AT LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD SUMMIT IN BARCELONA
Waves for Change founder Tim Conibear was invited to represent Waves for Change at the Laureus Sport for Good Summit…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE CONTAINER AT MONWABISI, KHAYELITSHA, GETS A FACELIFT!
The Monwabisi Container has had a new paint job! Our thanks to Clare and Sergio at the 1 love studios…
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MONWABISI PARTICIPANTS GRADUATE THEIR HIV LEVEL 1 COURSE
The first group of Waves for Change students at the Waves for Change Khayelitsha centre, based at Monwabisi beach, have…
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UK BENEFIT – BRISTOL ANSON ROOMS – 19TH OCT – TICKETS NOW ON SALE
Thanks to the hard work of Ellie Bloodworth and Hazel McMahon, Isiqalo is coming to the UK. If you´re…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE PROFILED IN ZIGZAG SURF MAGAZINE
Waves for Change is featured in the September issue of South Africa´s iconic surfing magazine – Zigzag. We are proud…
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WAVES FOR CHANGE RELEASES AMAZA MAGAZINE
The first 10,000 copies of Amaza Surf Magazine are sitting in Waves for Change HQ ready to be sent out….
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W4C GIRLS MAKE ROOKIE FINALS AT SSA WOMEN´S DAY COMP
Our thanks to our partners at Surfing South Africa for hosting a Waves for Change Women´s team at yesterday´s Women´s…
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WAVESCAPE BOARDS HEAD OFF TO NYC AUCTION
Thanks to all the crew at Wavescape for last night’s send-off. On the 18th August, 5 art-piece surf boards designed…
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LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD FOUNDATION BRING THE STARS TO WAVES FOR CHANGE MONWABISI
Tuesday 31st July saw the first official visit to the Waves for Change programme from our partners at the
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WAVES FOR CHANGE – AGENT OF CHANGE 2012 AT SA NATIONAL SURF AWARDS
Waves for Change just won the ´Agent of Change´ Award at the SA National Surfing Awards, held in Durban. Apish…
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