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Deputy President goes back to school to raise funds for Adopt-a-School FoundationOver 800 industry leaders and government officials attended the 11th annual Adopt-a-School Foundation 'Back to School' fundraising event at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, 14 October 2017. The event, which has become a highlight on the philanthropic calendar, had guests relive their student days by putting on their school uniforms in support of a worthy cause. 23 Oct 2017 Read More++
Thari Programme provides vulnerable women and children with safe space to thriveThe Thari Programme for the support of Women and Children is a groundbreaking initiative designed to provide safe places for vulnerable children, youths and women that are inclusive, free from violence, academically effective, gender sensitive, and promote health and well-being, was launched by the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation (CRF) on Friday, 15 September 2017. Reentseng Primary School in Botshabelo, is the first of eight pilot schools in Botshabelo and Diepsloot, Gauteng, at which the programme will be implemented by Adopt-a-School Foundation (AAS), a partner entity of CRF. 20 Sep 2017 Read More++
Launch of CRF Artisan Programme at Diepsloot Combined SchoolCyril Ramaphosa Foundation (CRF) recently launched its Artisan Programme at Diepsloot Combined School in Gauteng, by selecting two potential learners to train as artisans on full bursaries in 2018. The award took place at the first CRF Diepsloot Career Expo, been hosted in collaboration with a Diepsloot Stakeholder Forum, where hundreds of learners gathered to learn about the possibilities offered for their future careers and studies. 13 Sep 2017 Read More++
The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust celebrates 21 years of upliftmentCurrent students and alumni of the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) gathered at Mr Ramphosa's wildlife farm in Bela Bela in Limpopo recently to celebrate the 21st anniversary of one of his first educational initiatives. The event recognised past and present achievers. 30 Aug 2017 Read More++
CRET students continue to achieve excellent resultsThe Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) provides bursaries and support towards tertiary studies for disadvantaged students, while providing young adults with opportunities to gain essential work experience. 20 Mar 2017 Read More++
Pencil in education on Mandela Day - and improve the prospects of South Africa's learnersStudying is never straightforward for pupils of Mzomhle Senior Secondary School. Before hitting the books, the hundreds of learners and their teachers must first engage in a complicated dance of who will take the textbook home. 7 Jul 2016 Read More++
Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust AwardsThe Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) recently hosted its third annual awards ceremony in Johannesburg to honour its bursary students for excellence in academics, leadership and community service. 5 May 2016 Read More++
Shanduka Black Umbrellas clients' experience and performance reflects the impact of the programmeShanduka Black Umbrellas (SBU), an international award-winning enterprise development incubation organisation, has become a leader in developing South Africa's black-owned SMMEs. The organisation has earned this position through the careful execution of its business model, and the unwavering efforts of its dedicated staff. SBU has partnered with the private sector, government, and civil society to address the low levels of entrepreneurship and high failure rate of 100% black-owned emerging businesses in South Africa. The results of the organisation's model have come in the form of recognition and monetary support for the programme's clients - this from various established companies. 23 Nov 2015 Read More++
Back to school for businessFree State Department of Education and Kagiso Shanduka Trust host the first Back to School Party in Bloemfontein 7 Jul 2015 Read More++
Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust hosts second bursary student awards ceremonyThe Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET), with the support of Shanduka Foundation, recently hosted its second annual CRET Awards ceremony to honour students in its bursary programme for excellence in academics, leadership and service. 17 Feb 2015 Read More++