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Women Lead Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation

Since being established 15 years ago,Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation has had a woman Chief Executive Officer at the helm, and many are employed at executive level. Current CEO, Mmabatho Maboya, comments on the high representation of women in the Foundation in a recent...

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SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS FOR MANDELA DAY

SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS FOR MANDELA DAY

Adopt-a-School conducted a full renovation of a Childhood Development Centre at Olifantsvlei Primary, a school it has long supported, on Mandela Day. In line with the changing strategy of Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) for organisations to invest in projects that...

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STUDENTS HONOURED AT CRET AWARDS

STUDENTS HONOURED AT CRET AWARDS

Students who excelled academically and personified outstanding leadership skills and social commitment, were celebrated at Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust’s (CRET) Student Awards. It was hosted at the Foundation Chair’s farm in Bela Bela on 6 July. CRET’s bursary...

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MENTORSHIP IN HOLISTIC STUDENT SUPPORT

MENTORSHIP IN HOLISTIC STUDENT SUPPORT

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) hosted a mentorship breakfast on 5 July. The event aimed at encouraging an enriching dialogue on mentorship. Mentorship is about building a relationship that will take the mentor and the student on a journey that will benefit...

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RECOGNISING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF BLACK ENTREPRENEURS

RECOGNISING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF BLACK ENTREPRENEURS

“The SMEs in our programme have performed admirably over the past year and have changed thousands of lives through job creation and economic contribution to the country,” Black Umbrellas CEO, Seapei Mafoyane, said at the organisation’s recent National Enterprise...

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Listen: CRF CEO, Mmabatho Maboya, interviewed on Smile FM

CRF CEO, Mmabatho Maboya, was recently interviewed on Smile FM. The interview followed Mmabatho’s presentation at the 4th annual Education Innovation Summit which was held on 29 May in Sandton. The presentation was titled Disconnect: The imperative of the Fourth...

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Child Protection Week – We all have a role to play!

Child Protection Week – We all have a role to play!

“Children need special protection because they are among the most vulnerable members of our society.” For Child Protection Week Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, through its partner entity Adopt-a-School Foundation, hosted a series of events through its Thari Programme to...

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Black Umbrellas wins BIG at this year’s InBIA

Black Umbrellas wins BIG at this year’s InBIA

2019 has been an exciting year for Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, Black Umbrellas. Black Umbrellas was nominated for this year’s InBIA (International Business Innovation Association) awards and competed with international thought leaders and were awarded...

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Earn your B-BBEE points and make a real difference

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation can be the means by which to comprehensively, effectively and efficiently fulfil Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) compliance. B-BBEE helps redress the race- and gender-based economic and social inequities of apartheid. It...

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Impressive growth of Black SMEs

Impressive growth of Black SMEs

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation’s partner entity, Black Umbrellas, has shared its most recent performance milestones. It shows continued impressive growth and development of small and medium sized Black enterprises in South Africa.

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Climbing Africa’s peak for a cause

Climbing Africa’s peak for a cause

Adopt-a-School’s Fundraising Manager, Cassandra Pireu-Pilossof, joined 14 other climbers in March to tackle Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. A fundraising challenge to build a library at Qhobosheane Primary school in Soweto, it was undertaken in...

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Raising responsible young men

Raising responsible young men

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust participated in Tracker South Africa's "Tomorrow's Man Programme" in March by hosting 12 boys from Minerva Secondary School for the day. The initiative aims to raise responsible young men by providing access to role models, mentors and...

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Adopt-a-School drives learner social welfare

Adopt-a-School drives learner social welfare

Adopt-a-School, together with Premier Optical, visited Mosaledi Primary School and Sengana Primary School in Hammanskraal in March to dispense spectacles to 58 learners as part of its social welfare drive in School Health Week from 4 to 8 March. Good vision is key to...

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CELEBRATING WORLD WILDLIFE DAY

CELEBRATING WORLD WILDLIFE DAY

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation was pleased to collaborate with the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) to celebrate World Wildlife Day on 3 March with one of the biggest outdoor classroom days. Four hundred learners from 30 schools participated in a...

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Reaching for Africa’s Highest Peak in aid of Education

Reaching for Africa’s Highest Peak in aid of Education

Adopt-a-School Foundation recently hosted the #Kili4Kids Climbers Press Launch. Twenty volunteers are set to begin their hike of Mount Kilimanjaro on 11 March 2019. These brave volunteers are attempting to raise R1.4 million to construct a library, inclusive of...

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