Algoa cares is our corporate social investment programme. Algoa cares was started in 1997 with the aim of supporting local non-profit organisations in their mission to help and empower those in need, especially the most vulnerable within our community. We use the power of radio to increase awareness, influence positive change and inspire those in our broadcast area. Algoa cares has three focus areas namely: health and welfare, education and skills development, and the environment and sustainability. The initiative highlights successful projects that create sustainability within vulnerable communities.

1. Cares on-air

Mio Khondleka and Queenie Grootboom interview a representative from a different charity every Wednesday between 12h30 and 13h00 to raise awareness about their non-profit organisation. To apply for an interview, simply complete the online application form below.

2. Cares promotional support

Community and fundraising events/initiatives can be promoted on-air and online via the what’s happening feature. Send your event information to Please note this info needs to change they can submit their own event info now.

3. Cares events

Organisations also have the opportunity to apply to be a beneficiary of the Algoa cares charity initiatives listed below.

  • Algoa cares charity golf day (Port Elizabeth)
  • Algoa cares charity golf day (East London)

Applications to both golf days open on 1 February every year and close the Monday of the 3rd week in February.

10:32 (GMT+2) Mon, 05 Dec 2016
The  Reeva Steenkamp Foundation was registered in November of 2015, this year it was officially launched at the Boardwalk Hotel and Conference Centre in Port Elizabeth on what would have been Reeva’s birthday. It was the celebration and cu
08:31 (GMT+2) Mon, 05 Dec 2016
Algoa Cares December the 7th : Retina SA Retina South Africa is a non profit organisation dedicated to fighting blindness by:Raising funds to support research programs.The identification of affected South Africans to study the geographical and b
09:07 (GMT+2) Mon, 28 Nov 2016
Algoa Cares November 30th : The Reeva Steenkamp Foundation Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp Foundation Trust :The Foundation strives to be Reeva’s voice and as such to continue the work that she began. In addition to :-to educate the world against
12:13 (GMT+2) Fri, 25 Nov 2016
November is diabetes awareness month. This past week Mio and Queenie caught up with Diabetes SA Port Elizabeth representatives, Martin and Elizabeth Prinsloo. This is a highlights package of that interview.
08:52 (GMT+2) Mon, 21 Nov 2016
Algoa Cares November 23rd : Diabetes SADiabetes SA is a non-profit organization founded in 1969 to be a support and an advocate for all people with diabetes. Diabetes has become known as the Tsunami of the 21st century, killing more people worldwide
11:28 (GMT+2) Fri, 18 Nov 2016
Everything you need to know about becoming a part of this wonderful Christmas Initiative is right here! Take a listen!
09:07 (GMT+2) Mon, 14 Nov 2016
Algoa Cares November 16th November  : Tree of JoyThe Tree of Joy is an annual drive by Rotary, Port Elizabeth West, to ensure as many needy individuals as possible get to feel some joy over Christmas.Rotary works with certain charities to attain
11:54 (GMT+2) Fri, 11 Nov 2016
The East London Child and Youth Care Centre has been in existence since 1924, providing a vital lifeline to vulnerable children in the area. Theirs is a proud history of rescuing youngsters from unhealthy environments so that they might have a chance
11:33 (GMT+2) Mon, 07 Nov 2016
If you missed the interview, you will find everything you need to know about Toy Run 2016 right here. Take a listen!
08:15 (GMT+2) Mon, 07 Nov 2016
Algoa Cares November 9th :  East London Child and Youth Care Centre.The East London Child and Youth Care Centre, (ELCYCC), was founded in 1924 and has been caring for the needs of vulnerable children and youth from birth to 18 years old since.&n