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Eat, drink and be merry, and get paid for it – #Homebiz #WAHM #OnlineBusiness

Posted in WAHM with tags , , , , , , , , on August 21, 2014 by Donnette E Davis
  1. Eat, drink and be merry, and get paid for it.
  2. Take online survey and get paid $75 per survey
  3. Participate in a focus group and get paid $150 per hour
  4. Read emails for cash payments
  5. Email Processing Homebiz, The Email Processing Giant.

The Verdict is not out on this one yet but the concept seems to be a relatively simple one for folks who have time on their hands and need to supplement their income.

I have taken the plunge and will report back on what I find.  In South Africa with the ZAR/$ being favorable to the USA, the UK and Australia, this is definitely worth a try…  Anyone else have any experiences they would like to share?

Once you become a member you will be given a username and password to our members area. The members area contains a step by step guide which will guide you through each step of how to process emails and earn additional income, as well as providing you with a comprehensive directory of actual opportunities.


Hitting #SouthAfrica with a bang! Shoes For Planet Earth Collect for #PetroSA #MosselBay Township Development Race-The Gift of Giving

Posted in donnette e davis on August 13, 2014 by Donnette E Davis

Shoes for Planet Earth is a charity that changes lives through the gift of a pair of pre-loved running shoes. and

It was incorporated in 2009 in Sydney Australia but Viv Kartsounis and Nick Drayton, both ultra-distance runners. Viv is now called The Shoe Fairy and her passion is the charity.

Viv is a ‘Maritzburg girl who grew up with Comrades on her doorstep and Nick, an Australian, just loves to run.

It all started when they were running the Comrades Marathon in 2009 from Pietermaritzburg to Durban. There was so much poverty along the route that they decided to do something about it.

Being runners and with a large network of running friends they were able to get their first box of pre-loved running shoes together, which they sent to an small rural community in KZN.

With transportation costs so high Viv and Nick soon realised that they would only be able to distribute shoes around Australia; to the homeless, to drug and alcohol addicts, to natural disaster victims, indigenous sporting groups, church groups, orphanages and anyone in need.

For international distribution they would have to rely on donated funds, which are not easy to find.

The charity has expanded rapidly over the years and have to date given away 20,634 pairs.

Shoes are collected from running clubs, sports shops, gyms, schools, clubs, families and anyone who wants to help.

The charity operates all over Australia and well as donating pre-loved running shoes to eight African countries, including South Africa. They also give shoes to eight countries in the Asia Pacific region. With shipping costs so high the aim is to have shoes collected and redistributed within the same country, so shoes collected in South Africa and given back to the people of South Africa.

This is what is hitting South Africa with a bang!! Pre-loved running shoes are being collected throughout the WP for the Township Development Race for MosselBay on the 23rd September. They are aiming to collect 1300 pairs of used running shoes to give to the participants in this race!!

Shoes are being collected at a number of locations including:

ZoneFitness clubs around Cape Town:

· Bellville
· CapeQuarter
· Parow
· Zone on the Square
· Wynberg
· Brackenfell
· WomenCape Town,
· Cape Town CBD
· Durbanville
· Milnerton
· Rondebosch
· Willowbridge

Find directions to the nearest ZoneFitness club

For more details and to arrange an alternative pick up or drop off point, please contact Edeline on email edmutize

Contact details in Australia are:
CEO: Viv Kartsounis
Shoes for Planet Earth Inc
SydneyNSW Australia 2120
email: info

Together we can change the lives of so many people through the gift of a pair of pre-loved running shoes.

Help us to make a difference! Clean your old running shoes and tie them together in pairs and donate them to a location near you.

Please help put a smile on someone’s feet!

Your old pair of Runningshoes carries dream to fulfilment @ShoozforPlanet #SouthAfrica #ShoesForPlanetEarth

Posted in donnette e davis on August 11, 2014 by Donnette E Davis

The future of our country is being authored now; you and I can play our part in rewriting history for the generations to come.

We may not have millions to give away, we may not have 67 years to devote to public service but your old pair of shoes could carry a dream to fulfilment.

We are running a drive to collect as many pairs of used running shoes as we can for #ShoesForPlanetEarth campaign. You can find out more about their work here:

Our hope is to give young talented children and young adults across the country a shot at attaining their dreams as athletes regardless of their present circumstances.

We would be more than grateful if you could please spread the word to athletes, family and friends about this campaign.

Shoes will be collected at races in the WesternProvince and we will be happy to collect or arrange an alternative drop off point wherever possible. May you please assist by posting this on your social media pages so we can help change our nation, one young athlete at a time.

Remember our journey to a better nation needs shoes and we hope to collect 1300 in 30 days, and we won’t be able impact 1300 lives without your pair.

For more details and arrange a pick up or drop off, please contact Edeline on 0799390026 or email edmutize

Edeline Mutize

CEO:Viv Kartsounis

Shoes for Planet Earth Inc

P O Box 216


NSW Australia 2120

Mob: +61 422 587 029

All donations are Tax Deductible!

PetroSA Marathon, Mossel Bay, Updated Information, seeking African History IAAF Bronze Label Status

Posted in donnette e davis on August 9, 2014 by Donnette E Davis

The PetroSA Marathon, Mossel Bay, takes place on September 27, 2014, commencing at Santos Caravan Park, Mosselbay, Western Cape South Africa, on 42.2km, 21km and 10km courses around the beautiful seaside town of Mossel Bay. The marathon and related events form part of the Mossel Bay Sports Festival 2014. A very strong contingent of African athletes, representing no less than 5 African countries, is expected to take to the start lines.

This year the event incorporates the ASWD 42.2km trials. The media launch is to be held on 14 August 2014, details to follow.

This race is strictly PRE-ENTRY. Late Entries will be taken on Friday 26 September from 14:00 to 21:00. Registration and collection of race packs on Friday 26 September from 14:00 to 21:00 & on Saturday 27 September 05:30 to 06:50. Fun Run entries on Saturday 27 September 2014 only. Enter online at

What is new in 2014:

· AIMS Certificates for all three of the (10/21/42) Routes

· Prize money for first male and female has been increased to R60000.00 each, and the total race purse over all events and categories nears R600000.00.

· IAAF Bronze Label status, this is a first for the African continent:-

· International elite field of at least 5 different nationalities

· IAAF downhill criteria of max 1/1000 // separation criteria of 50%

· AIMS Certified within the last 5 years

· Elite Runners must have recorded a performance in the 36 month period preceding the competition: 42.2km: Men 2:16, Women 2:38 / 21.1km: Men 1:04, Women 1:15 / 10km: Men 29.30, Women 37.00

· Branded Moisture Management shirts to the first 40 entries per race (10/21/42) – PetroSA approved the lumo yellow color option

· Branded Moisture Management shirt to all category prize winners – PetroSA approved the lumo yellow color option

· Goody bags to the first 1000 participants (5 items + foam peak + Modern Athlete magazine)

· R30,000 (R15,000 M + F) – Time Incentive Prize (Marathon Only) – 2:13 and 2:36

· R41,000 (ASWD Athletes Incentives) (10/21/42)

Results Information:

· 12 Apr 2008: M – Neo Molema 2:18.52 / F – Riana Van Niekerk 2:48.32 / SWD – Lindile Tokota 2:28.09

· 15 Aug 2009: M – Phillip Bandawe 2:15.08 / F – Tabitha Tsatsa 2:40.30 / SWD – Lindile Tokota 2:28.50

· 14 Aug 2010: M – Phatlalla Mohloli 2:18.30 / F – Tabitha Tsatsa 2:39.54 / SWD – Lindile Tokota 2:24.16

· 3 Sep 2011: M – Benedict Moeng 2:17.43 / F – Tabitha Tsatsa 2:38.09 / SWD – Lindile Tokota 2:35.48

· 29 Sep 2012: M – Benedict Moeng 2:14.16 / F – Peris Jepkorir 2:39.56 / SWD – Lindile Tokota 2:30.51

· 28 Sep 2013: M – Motsiebe Molefi 2:18.24 / F – Irene Loritareng 2:43.57 / SWD – Gurome Gelderbloem 2:41.17

Route Record: Benedict Moeng 2:14.16 (2012)

Announcer: Altus Schreuder

Cost of Entry:

42.2km: R75; 21.1km: R60; 10km: R50; 5km: R10: Temporary license: R30

Athlete Incentives (Marathon Only):

R30,000 towards “time” incentives. R15,000 male and female faster than the aforementioned times of 2:13 and 2:36 for M and F respectively. The 2013 winning times were 2h18 and 2h43

Amongst the Confirmed Invited Elite Athletes are some of Africa’s top long distance runners:

Sufa Chala – Ethiopia (M)

Marwa Dickson Mkami – Tanzania (M)

Simon Kipgnetich – Uganda (M)

Ghirmay Tikabo – Eritrea (M)

Amos Mayiyo Maindi – Kenya (M)

Additional Elite Runners (via Sanlam Cape Town Marathon and other Marathons): (Amongst those confirmed to attend on 23 Sep, will participate with Township Development Runners)

  • 21.1km: Benard Koech (M) from Kenya (PetroSAMArathon 1st Junior 2014)
  • 21.1km: David Barmasai Tump (M) – 2011 Winner of the DubaiMarathon, 5th IAAF World 42.2km Championships Personal Best 2h07
  • 21.1km: Marta Mekonen (W) from Ethiopia Personal Best 1h10
  • 42.2km: Wilson Kibet (M) from Kenya – 2014 2nd in Taipei International Marathon, 11th at PetroSA in 2013
  • 42.2km: Aurellia Rutto (W) from Kenya
  • 42.2km: Jascar Kanda (W) from Kenya
  • 42.2km: Gelane Senbete (W) from Ethiopia

Statement released by the #PetroSAMarathon ASWD Media Officer on 08 August 2014

For an interview, please contact:

· ASWD General Manager Michèle Jacobsz

o Tel: 044-8730023

o Fax: 086 716 4610

o E-mail:

o Skype: ASWD.michelle.jacobsz

o Web:


For more information, please contact Michèle Jacobsz on 083 44 22222

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