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Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation is committed to social justice

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation is committed to social justice and transformation in its mission to foster an inclusive society. The Foundation connects with the private sector and philanthropic individuals to improve education, develop skills, and grow small Black-owned...

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Black Umbrellas partners with Regent Business School

Black Umbrellas partners with Regent Business School

Regent Business School has partnered with Black Umbrellas to open a business lounge at Regent's Auckland Park Campus. From Wednesday 6 July, entrepreneurs have been able to access the space for their work and business needs. This is the first of three business lounges...

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Pamuka – A Black Umbrellas Success Story

Pamuka co-founders, Nathi Pasiya and Dalitso Mukumbe, reveal the challenges they have faced as entrepreneurs and discuss the support they received through Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity Black Umbrellas’ incubation programme. Pamuka specialises in industrial...

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Celebrating 20 years of changing schools and changing lives

Celebrating 20 years of changing schools and changing lives

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation’s partner entity, Adopt-a-School. Established in 2002, Adopt-a-School, implements a Whole School Development model that aims at improving the governance, academic, infrastructural, social and security...

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Help develop Black-owned businesses

Help develop Black-owned businesses

In South Africa more than 60% of employment opportunities come from Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, Black Umbrellas, has launched a drive to raise R750 000 and provide 12 SMEs with skills development and resources for...

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Black Umbrellas launches Siyafunda Portal

Black Umbrellas launches Siyafunda Portal

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation's partner entity Black Umbrellas has launched the Siyafunda Portal, an exciting portal which aims to provide holistic entrepreneurial development by extending learning interventions to entrepreneurs and employees. By signing up to the...

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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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Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation in the media

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation CEO in conversation with 5FM Mmabatho Maboya, CEO of Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, spoke to 5FM recently about the work of the Foundation with special focus on entrepreneurship and small business enterprise. Listen to the full interview below....

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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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