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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. The pillar includes visual and auditory support programmes to support learner performance. Learners from Boitekong Secondary School...

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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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New careers take flight with CRET

New careers take flight with CRET

There is exciting fresh talent taking to the skies today as five newly qualified drone pilots celebrate at a graduation ceremony hosted by The Academy of Aviation and Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET). All five students are beneficiaries of education funding from...

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CRET and Zlto host COVID-19 Vaccine Information Webinar

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET), in partnership with Zlto, recently held a youth information webinar on COVID-19 vaccinations. The purpose of the webinar was to create awareness on the importance of getting vaccinated, addressing concerns young people may have...

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THARI PROGRAMME DIEPSLOOT COMBINED SCHOOL CAREER DAY

THARI PROGRAMME DIEPSLOOT COMBINED SCHOOL CAREER DAY

The pressure to select a career path can be a confusing and daunting experience for most grade 12 learners.  This leads to many matriculants from disadvantaged communities leaving school with little to no information about continuing post-matric due to a lack of...

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Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust Graduates Video

“The three words I would use to describe CRET are education, future and youth!” Watch what Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) beneficiaries had to say about their CRET journey on the occasion of the CRET Annual Student Awards on 1 July.

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Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust 2021 Virtual Awards

On 1 July Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) hosted its Annual Student Awards as a virtual event. The ceremony awarded graduates and beneficiaries from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Engineering as well as the Faculty of...

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SMEs as a Catalyst for Change

For World SMME Day on 27 June, Black Umbrellas and Regent Business School hosted an insightful webinar on the challenges, opportunities and lived experiences of South African entrepreneurs.

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Thari Programme Research Study

Thari Programme Research Study

The Thari Programme currently has a research study underway in partnership with the University of Free State. The study is an evaluation of the Thari pilot programme to build a scientifically proven model. It aims to explore and describe whether and how the Thari...

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A Stitch In Time Saves SMEs

A Stitch In Time Saves SMEs

13 June 2021 Cliched as it may be, the proverb about ‘teaching a man to fish’ still holds water now more than ever, especially for small business owners. The proverb says, ‘If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day but, teach a man to fish, and you feed him for...

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Hlahlindela Secondary School receives tablets

Hlahlindela Secondary School receives tablets

Adopt-a-School Foundation continues to erect computer labs and media centres and facilitate the donation of devices to marginalised schools. In May, Adopt-a-School showcased one of its digital projects at Hlahlindlela Secondary School in the rural community of Kwa...

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