MEDIA AND NEWS
Mental Awareness Month
The month of October is declared Mental Health Awareness Month with the objective of not only educating the public about mental health but also to reduce the stigma and discrimination that adults and children with mental illness are often subjected to.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on families, causing pandemic related trauma and unfolding a plethora of mental health issues. The pandemic has brought on economic instability which has left many families financially vulnerable. Breadwinners have been laid off causing a reduction of their family’s disposable income. Our country already has economic disparities and the pandemic has worsened the lives of many, especially children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Rugby Legend Tendai Mtawarira Launches The Beast Foundation
Beast’s heart has always been to help young people reach their dreams and maximise their potential. In starting The Beast Foundation he wants to inspire, unite and build communities by empowering young people through sports, education and life skills development.
“Sport transformed my life, helped me achieve things I could never have imagined possible, and aided me in the development of important life skills.”