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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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Solar lights for primary school learners

Solar lights for primary school learners

Solar Buddy, an Australian non-profit organisation, donated 3 000 solar lights to Adopt-a-School as part of the 2018 Global Citizen campaign. The lights were sponsored by Flight Centre Foundation. Almost a thousand lights were donated to learners and staff at...

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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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Eight Schools in Motheo receive infrastructure

Eight Schools in Motheo receive infrastructure

KST in partnership with the Free State Department of Education handed over infrastructure to 8 schools in Thaba Nchu in the Motheo District. With an investment of over R8 million, the infrastructure will benefit 4208 learners and 151 educators from Ereskuld Primary,...

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Motheo District Well Done Function

Motheo District Well Done Function

The Free State Department of Education hosted the Motheo Well-done Function at Setjhaba se Maketse School in Botshabelo. The aim of the Well-done function was to honour and celebrate through awards, the tireless work and contribution of key role players within the...

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Together we can do more

Together we can do more

Last year, ahead of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, Solar Buddy in partnership with Global Citizen, the Flight Centre Travel Group and Adopt-a-School Foundation delivered 6,000 solar lights to students at eight schools supported by the Thari safe park in...

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