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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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Black Umbrellas Agricultural Workshop

Black Umbrellas Agricultural Workshop

The Black Umbrellas Lephalale incubator recently held an Agri-Expo Workshop to promote and empower emergent Black farmers through access to markets, finance, networking and mentorship. The workshop provided farmers with a unique opportunity to engage with the national...

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Health, sanitation and sexual awareness campaign 

Health, sanitation and sexual awareness campaign 

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, Adopt-a-School, together with Afrocentric, an investment holding company, hosted a health, sanitation and sexual awareness campaign at Dutyini Junior Secondary School in the Eastern Cape. The campaign equips Grade 5-7...

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CRET Career Guidance and Mentorship Days

CRET Career Guidance and Mentorship Days

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust is working with a number of schools in Johannesburg to provide learners with career guidance and mentorship. These include St John’s College, St Stithians College, Waverly Girls High School and Sandown High School. Learners are exposed...

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Schools in Fezile Dabi district receive infrastructure

Schools in Fezile Dabi district receive infrastructure

KST in partnership with the Free State Department of Education provided incentive infrastructure to a number of achieving schools in the Fezile Dabi district. Phitshana Primary school benefited from Grade R Classrooms. Nkgopoleng Secondary School, which achieved a...

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Foundation hosts 1st Biennial Thari Conference

Foundation hosts 1st Biennial Thari Conference

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation hosted the 1st Biennial Conference of the Thari Programme in partnership with the National Department of Basic Education and Free State Department of Education in Bloemfontein, Free State on 6 September. The conference was aimed at...

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