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Eco Equittal – A Black Umbrellas Success Story

Meet Joslyn Silwana and Shella Mfisa, directors at Eco Acquittal. The company manufactures and distributes environmentally friendly treatment solutions for pit latrines, portable toilets and septic tanks. As a product mainly geared towards rural communities, the Pit...

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Women Lead Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation

“The staff profile of the Foundation speaks to the talents, skills and qualifications of women despite the social and structural barriers that they experience.” - Mmabatho Maboya, CEO, Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation. International Women’s Day, which is celebrated annually...

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Free State Province produces top matric results again

Free State Province produces top matric results again

The Free State Province produced outstanding 2021 National Senior Certificate results, retaining first place nationally for the third consecutive year with a matric pass rate of 85.7 %. Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation has partnered with the Free State department of...

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Building an entrepreneurial ecosystem of resilience

Building an entrepreneurial ecosystem of resilience

In its 2021 annual report, Black Umbrellas unpacks the impact achieved through meaningful collaboration, access to opportunity and SME support. Black Umbrellas COO, Xolile Ndumndum, speaks of the value of training and opportunities and resources. In order to help...

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Adopt-a-School supported learner tops Olympiad

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation is pleased to report that the top learner of the Free State in the South African National Geography Olympiad (SANGO) was Oratilwe Letsie from Kgabareng Secondary School, a school supported by Adopt-a-School. Adopt-a-School is a Cyril...

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Learners benefit from visual support programme

Learners benefit from visual support programme

Learner well-being and community involvement is one of the pillars of the Whole School Development Model implemented by Adopt-a-School Foundation. The pillar includes visual and auditory support programmes to support learner performance. Learners from Boitekong...

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Black Umbrellas’ Launches its First Business Lounge

Black Umbrellas’ Launches its First Business Lounge

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, Black Umbrellas’ business lounge at Chesswood Office Park, Berea in East London was officially opened on 23 September. The launch of the Black Umbrellas business lounge marked the beginning of an initiative that seeks to give...

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Foundation’s women business nominees impress BRICS

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation is pleased to report that four of its nominees for the BRICS Women Innovation Contest won Special Recognition certificates in July. Karina Strijdom of Brain Boosters, Welma Venter of Brainwave Careers, Thuli Phiri of African Storyteller and...

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Partner with Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation

Partner with Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partners with the corporate sector to improve education, develop skills and grow small businesses. Partner with the Foundation for an inclusive and empowered society. Find out more here. Contact: info@cyrilramaphosa.org Your partner for...

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