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Uniting South Africa through sport

Posted By: Satish.Marru@transnet.net

14.07.2020

Although South Africa is rich in sporting talent, much of it goes undiscovered because it is hidden away in underdeveloped, far-flung areas and communities. Fortunately, our company does not shy away from these areas, but rather focuses on them and provide real opportunities to youth who fall outside the target areas of traditional sporting bodies. Through our Sport Development Programme, we can identify and develop young sports talent across the country and nurture it to excellence.

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Ready, AIM, work

Ready, AIM, work

Our company’s Port Terminals (TPT) department recently launched its flagship student exposure programme called AIM in KwaZulu-Natal. The intention of this programme is to give youth residing in South Africa’s port cities access to the world of operations, maritime logistics, and the blue economy.

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By: Foundation

13.07.2020

On track: Maintaining high standards for quality healthcare

On track: Maintaining high standards for quality healthcare

Our company’s flagship CSI project, the Phelophepa healthcare trains, also known as Phelophepa I and II, provide services to rural and semi-rural communities along our operating lines and runs from January to September every year. Both trains are equipped with 19 coaches and state-of-the-art medical facilities, such as a dental clinic, eye clinic, health clinic, psychology clinic, and a pharmacy. Both trains also comprise of a fully equipped kitchen car, dining car, management coach (with boardroom), laundry coach, accommodation coaches (with restrooms), and transports 22 permanent passengers.

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By: Foundation

13.07.2020

Investing in the future of our country’s children

Investing in the future of our country’s children

With the scarcity of talent and learner support opportunities in South Africa, it is essential for companies to ensure continuous availability of scarce skills to trigger and sustain economic growth. The Transnet Orphaned Youth Education Development Programme (OYEDP) is a critical talent lever to enable our communities to meet the country’s objectives of taking caring of its youth. This programme, which is funded by our Foundation, is targeted to impoverished and vulnerable youth who demonstrate academic potential. The programme comprises of comprehensive packages that cover both financial and developmental support throughout their study periods.

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By: Satish.Marru@transnet.net

13.07.2020

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