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SCAM ALERT! BEWARE OF FAKE INFORMATION AND WEBSITES!

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation has been notified of a scam that has been circulating on social media and WhatsApp. The scam relates to apparent lockdown relief fund claims using various links as shown on the image. The Foundation is not associated with these scam websites...

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Thari Programme raises awareness on children’s rights

Thari Programme raises awareness on children’s rights

1 – 7 June 2020 marks Child Protection Week, an initiative aimed to raise awareness on the rights of children as articulated in the Children’s Act of 2005. Thari, a programme of Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation that is implemented by its partner entity, Adopt-a-School, aims...

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From a one-man business to employment for the community

From a one-man business to employment for the community

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, Black Umbrellas, has empowered Black-owned SMEs through its businesses development and incubation programmes to generate over R3 billion in turnover. Bathale Media is a 100% Black-owned multimedia and digital content...

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School sanitation benefits from Presidential Golf Challenge

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation was nominated as the beneficiary of the 2019 Presidential Golf Challenge. As a partner entity of the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, Adopt-a-School Foundation was appointed to implement sanitation projects at four schools in 2019. Through funds...

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Celebrating excellence in schools

Celebrating excellence in schools

Congratulations to Gertrude Joalane Phirimana, a mathematics educator at Zamokuhle Junior Secondary School near Matatiele in the Eastern Cape, who won third place in the award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics in the GET phase at the 20th National Teachers Awards...

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Shining the spotlight on top achieving schools

Shining the spotlight on top achieving schools

Following the release of the 2019 National Senior Certificate matric results, Adopt-a-School Foundation shines the spotlight on the success achieved through its Whole School Development (WSD) model. Through the support of the Department of Basic Education and several...

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Free State pupil matriculates against all odds

Free State pupil matriculates against all odds

Eighteen year-old, Vuyisile Nkala, persevered against all odds after the death of her mother shortly before her exams in 2019 to still matriculate. “I received support from Mr Ramohlokoane (a teacher from KST) who helped me with extra classes and attended my mom’s...

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Black Umbrellas opens incubator in Soweto

Black Umbrellas opens incubator in Soweto

Black Umbrellas’ new CEO, Mark Frankel, together with Rand Mutual Assurance CFO, Bilal Adam, unveiled the plaque and cut the ribbon to Black Umbrellas’ latest incubator at Bara Mall in Diepkloof, Soweto on 25 November. Opened in partnership with Rand Mutual Assurance,...

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On Main Road – Public Art Exhibition

On Main Road – Public Art Exhibition

A brief look inside ‘On Main Road,’ the public art exhibition presented by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation at Constitution Hill, Women’s Jail, 11 Kotze Road, Braamfontein. It is free to the public, so do visit. Open until 15 December. Watch the video below: On Main Road -...

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Back-to-School Party raises millions for needy schools 

Adopt-a-School held its highly successful annual Back-to-School fundraising party on 5 October. Sponsored this year by Channel Vas, the event raised over R4.5 million for Whole School Development projects in disadvantaged schools. Guests, kitted out in school uniforms...

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