Entries by Claire Sherwell

Namola: Bringing classrooms to life

We hear on a daily basis how smartphones and technology negatively affect our children. So when a teacher from KZN reached out to tell us her story, we couldn’t wait to share her idea with educators in South Africa. Jessica*, a Geography teacher in KZN, very cleverly uses Namola as a practical tool to teach […]

Fighting Femicide, together

Reeva Steenkamp, Amanda Tweyi, Karabo Mokoena, Zolile Khumalo. These women have one thing in common, they were all killed by the hands of men. Men they trusted, their intimate partners. Sadly, they represent just a small majority of the women killed in South Africa’s frightening femicide statistics. According to AfricaCheck, South Africa’s femicide rate is […]

When Namola needs Namola.

Brought to you by  Being part of the Namola team, we get daily job satisfaction seeing how many people across South Africa we are able to #GetHelpFast. It’s a very personal job, as one is constantly thinking about how the person in trouble could one day be you. That one day came on a sunny […]

Driving in severe weather? [READ] these safety tips.

Brought to you by  South Africa is experiencing some severe weather conditions over the country. This kind of weather demands your undivided attention when driving, so be sure to reduce any possible distractions by turning the radio down or turning off that phone to keep your attention fully on the road. The best possible solution to stay […]

Hostages get help, fast!

Brought to you by  Natalie* was taking stock in the back when she heard a commotion in her store on a Friday afternoon. Four armed men entered her shop in Germiston. She had three staff and ten customers in her shop. Luckily Natalie had not been spotted by the intruders and managed to hide herself […]

Safe travels with Namola

Brought to you by  and  The June holidays are here. If you are planning a road trip, you will need to be extra careful. During school holidays in South Africa road accidents increase dramatically as thousands of people make their way across the country to various destinations. If you are a parent, then you’ll know that […]

Interview with celebrity Sharika Soal

Brought to you by  and  Sharika Soal is a celebrity publicist in Los Angeles, who is passionate in the fight against women and child abuse. Sharika’s concern about the number of women being murdered and going missing in South Africa caused her to send a tweet to her South African followers, urging them to download Namola. […]

FREE Fathers Day Card

Happy Fathers Day to all the awesome dads out there. Thanks for keeping us safe! Kids, need a fathers day card? Download our FREE fathers day card below. You can print it and colour it in, or just forward it onto dad! [PDF of colour download] [PDF of colour-in download]