July 20, 2020

Linkedin Article: “Always the Real Thing”: Nelson Mandela Day

In December 2013, we said goodbye to a national hero.  It was immediately apparent that the interpreter assigned to interpret the event, Thamsanqa Jantjie, was a […]
December 13, 2018

Telanie Buys – Operations Manager in Braamfontein

Get to know more about Telanie Buys Current  – Administration Manager (2013 – 2018) New – Braamfontein Operations manager/ Company Secretary For the past 5 years […]
October 23, 2018

Our New Training Facility

The launch of our new training facility in Durban on Friday the 14th September was a raging success! We enjoyed dancing and drumming, delicious food and drinks, […]
June 18, 2018

Know Your Rights and Duties

The rights of an employee are: Although these rights and duties may be decided and agreed by employers and employees, they have to be compliant with […]
June 18, 2018

What it Means to be a Manager

I recently had the time to read a book by Howard Behar called “It’s Not About the Coffee” – Lessons on Putting People First from a […]
June 18, 2018

Book Summary: Crucial Conversations

Authors:  Patterson. Grenny.  McMillan. Switzler We’ve all been there.  You are trying to have a rational (clear and calm) conversation about something important and suddenly, things […]
June 18, 2018

Challenges that arise should you fall pregnant during your learnership:

Like many young people around the world, the youth of South Africa have high hopes and dreams for their future. Many of these hopes and dreams […]
March 20, 2018

Decade of the Deaf

When eDeaf was established in 2007 the goal from both Nazreen Captieux-Bhana and Jesse Kotze was clear – How can we help Deaf people to Empower […]
January 31, 2018

10 ways to kick your own butt

“Many people start a new year with a New Years Resolution, which has been thought up at the very last minute … (often alcohol induced ?) […]
January 31, 2018

eDeaf – Employing & Empowering Deaf South Africans

The MICT SETA in partnership with eDeaf, has pioneered a way forward for digital access and literacy for the Deaf community of South Africa. The pilot […]
January 31, 2018

Six Degrees of Separation

Looking at the concept of six degrees of separation (how all living things and everything else in the world are at most, only a maximum of six […]
January 30, 2018

Marketing Goals 2018

eDeaf has evolved in the past 10 years. From a coffee shop conversation to an SME which provides employment for over 50 disabled staff and structured […]
January 30, 2018

January 2018 – Jesse's Letter

Letter from Jessie Dear Team, 2018 will be a historic year for eDeaf. We welcome each and every team member back and we wish you a […]
January 30, 2018

January 2018 – IT News

Admin is About to get Easier! – Calvin Kammeraat The development of LMS is moving ahead at a steady pace now. We are busy with re […]
January 30, 2018

January 2018 – 10 Ways to Kick Your Own Butt

10 Ways to Kick Your Own Butt Workshop “Many people start a new year with a New Years Resolution, which has been thought up at the […]
December 14, 2017

Looking Back at 2017

2017 has been an exceptional year for eDeaf with many successes worthy of celebration. Here are some of our highlights: We Were Inspired We proudly announced […]
December 4, 2017


The television series, Switched at Birth which is produced for ABC Family, is the first mainstream television series to have multiple deaf and hard-of-hearing series regulars […]
October 31, 2017

C is For Celebration. Exploring The Key to Surviving Cancer.

In South Africa 1 in 26 women have a lifetime risk of breast cancer, and over 3,000 succumb to the disease every year – leaving their […]
September 27, 2017

SASL – 12th Official Language of SA? We hope so!

We live in a country where our constitution recognises 11 official languages, and the fact that we have so many official languages poses a major challenge […]
September 27, 2017

7 Things You Should Know About Sign Language

1. Sign languages differ from country to country Just like people in different countries speak different languages, sign languages also vary from country to country. This […]
June 27, 2017

If at First You Don’t Succeed

I’ve always wanted to run the Comrades Marathon.  My father, who is 81 years old, completed his 40th Park Run last year and my stubborn determination […]
June 27, 2017

Wicket News for Gauteng Deaf Cricket Team

South Africans Crashes out of Icc Champions Trophy – Perhaps a Few of Our Own Staff Could Have Been Reinforcements? South Africa’s national cricket team, the […]
April 12, 2017

The tool to assist businesses in communicating with the Deaf – breaking down the traditional communication barrier.

eDeaf was recently profiled in an article titled South African business making all the difference! Deaf solutions for a hearing world and we received a number […]
April 12, 2017

eDeaf, a business of empowering social change.

Anglican bishop, philosopher, and writer, George Berkeley was most well-known for posing the question: “If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, […]
April 12, 2017

An Award For All.

On the 1st of March 2017, the eDeaf team were in attendance at the Gauteng Premier’s Service Excellence Awards. These awards were launched in 2002 as […]
March 16, 2017

Tobias’s Story

My name is Tobias Shozi, and this is my story… My name is Tobias Shozi and I will be 30 years old in November. I live […]
December 7, 2016

89km Cycle to attend class: Massimo Koopman

November 15, 2016

IT Facilitator – Shubnum Nabbi

I come from a large Deaf family, and am the only one who has matriculated. Before I started school, my parents had taught me sign language […]
August 3, 2016

Invest in disAbility

June 1, 2016

eDEAF solutions for a hearing world

Empowering deaf communities eDEAF, a acronym standing for Employ and Empower Deaf, has been empowering Deaf communities since 2007. The organisation’s highly effective training courses and […]
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