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Re-building the economy through small business development

In response to the severe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on small businesses, Black Umbrellas, a Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, has developed a sustainability programme to “resuscitate, stabilise and sustain” SMEs during and after the pandemic. In the...

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CRET Mentors Make a Difference

CRET Mentors Make a Difference

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) implements a holistic bursary support and youth development model . The holistic model offers skills and educational development which also includes a one-to-one mentorship programme to assist students with personal development....

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Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust and TLT host GBV Workshops

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust and TLT host GBV Workshops

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) recently partnered with the Tomorrow's Leaders in Training (TLT) Programme, to host virtual Gender Based Violence workshops. The workshops aimed to break the silence on GBV and discuss this important topic amongst young adults...

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Adopt-a-School awarded Top Empowerment Socio-Economic Award

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, Adopt-a-School, was awarded the Top Empowerment Socio-Economic Award at a virtual awards ceremony on 23 July. The Top Empowerment Awards have been tracking and highlighting companies and individuals leading transformation in...

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Black Umbrellas COVID-19 resource portal

Black Umbrellas COVID-19 resource portal

COVID-19 and the measures to contain it are leaving many small business owners uncertain about their future. Challenges include access to markets, supply chains and financial stability. Visit the Black Umbrellas COVID-19 portal here for more insights from the CEO’s...

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New initiative to focus on youth and women-owned SMEs

New initiative to focus on youth and women-owned SMEs

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, Black Umbrellas, has announced an innovative partnership with the Jobs Fund to further its business development programme. Recognising the demand for online training and support in an increasingly digital world, the R107.9...

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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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