Impact Stories


Alma School, a school for learners with disabilities in Pretoria, has been named as the top performer in last year’s Casual Day campaign in Gauteng, raising donations of R242 666. According to Zirke Bondesio, the school’s principal since 1985, severe intellectually disabled children are guided and assisted to reach their full potential and live with dignity. The school relies greatly on donations and sponsorships to ensure sustainability as many of parents of many learners are unable to pay school fees…

Special education for Tshilidzini learners

Education is a major focus of many of Casual Day beneficiary organisations, not least Casual Day’s star performer Tshilidzini Special School (TSS) in Shayandima, Thoyohandou, an area outside Polokwane in one of South Africa’s poorest provinces, Limpopo. TSS has consistently raised more sticker donations than any other single participating grassroots organisation in the country over many years…


Casual Day Merchandise made by Persons with Disabilities, APD Nelson Mandela Bay

The Casual Day project of the National Council of Persons with Physical Disabilities procured 15 000 golf shirts and Caps from APD, Nelson Mandela Bay. The golf shirts are designed, produced and screen printed by involving persons with disabilities according to their abilities in all aspects of production line. Watch video …


Casual Day funds research on children with disabilities

“Child disability is a neglected and serious national problem, yet the scale of the problem is not documented and hence not represented on a policy and services level,” says Therina Wentzel, National Director of the National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa (NCPPDSA) …


QASA Spearheading Driving Ambitions Project

The Impact of Casual Day in your Beneficiary Community. Your R10 in action! Featured beneficiary: QuadPara Association of South Africa […]


The Importance of Specialised Wheelchairs for Children – NCPPDSA

The Impact of Casual Day in your Beneficiary Community. Your R10 in action! Featured beneficiary: NCPPDSA The National Council for […]

Down Syndrome South Africa is a national beneficiary organisation of the annual Casual Day fundraising campaign and the umbrella body of all Down Syndrome associations across South Africa. These funds will be used to sustain the organisation’s work in the community.

Eradicating stigma & marginalisation around Down syndrome

The Impact of Casual Day in your Beneficiary Community. Your R10 in action! Featured beneficiary: Down Syndrome SA The incidence […]

Adelaide Tambo School

Casual Day spreads the love in Soweto

Casual Day has teamed up with LeadSA to help an anonymous good Samaritan realise his birthday wish to hand out […]


Paarl School Star Performer in WC for Casual Day

Paarl School is a school for learners with disabilities in Brackenfell. They are a star performer in the Western Cape for Casual Day. Casual Day ambassador Terence Bridgett visited the school recently and found that Paarl School is a wonderfully nurturing environment for the learners who range from toddlers to teenagers. Administering a school catering to learners with a range of conditions is complex and challenging …


Casual Day Supports Enterprise development – APD Nelson Mandela BAY

This year’s blinging Casual Day Caps were silkscreened by this amazing workshop, the Association for the Physically Disabled (APD). They are an affiliate of the NCPPDSA and a participating Casual Day Beneficiary.

This is a short documentary on the work of the APD’s Job Creation Workshop, broadcast on SABC 2 …

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