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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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Students making a difference on Phelophepa

Students making a difference on Phelophepa

Being a psychology student on rails was probably the last thing on Asisipho Petela’s mind when she registered for her tertiary studies. But she accedes, that the Transnet Foundation’s Phelophepa healthcare train has given her more than she bargained for, in terms of experience.

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By: Transnet Foundation

14.01.2013

Shining the spotlight on deserving South African sports talent

Shining the spotlight on deserving South African sports talent

The prestigious Transnet Rural and Farm Schools Tournament launch in Gauteng was a huge success amongst learners, coaches, and sports officials. But what made the evening such a humbling experience for all involved was seeing first hand the excitement on the faces of the youths. For them, “coming from a rural area, the children were so excited to be in the city. For some, this was their first time here,” said Bakamela Rai, a teacher from Mabela Intermediate School.

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08.10.2012

Rural and Farms Sports Tournament showcases sporting talent

Rural and Farms Sports Tournament showcases sporting talent

This prestigious annual sporting event started in 2002 and today sees over 22 000 learners participating in inter‐house competitions during the year, which culminates in a three day long National Tournament. This year over 2000 participants will be uniting for the opening ceremony at the Boksburg Stadium on Monday 1 October.

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By: Transnet Foundation

31.08.2012

Company Announcement: Transnet uplifts Youth through pioneering volunteer programme

Company Announcement: Transnet uplifts Youth through pioneering volunteer programme

In South Africa, the month of June is known as “Youth Month”. This is in commemoration of the 16 June 1976 uprising in Sharpeville that made an indelible mark on the political landscape of the country. This year, Youth Month will be commemorated under the theme, "Together We Can Do More to Build Infrastructure and Fight Youth Unemployment, Poverty and Inequality".

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By: Transnet Foundation

18.06.2012

Expanding Phelophepa health train still a South African corporate responsibility flagship

Expanding Phelophepa health train still a South African corporate responsibility flagship

South African transport utility Transnet’s healthcare train, Phelophepa, has entered its seventeenth year of providing South Africa’s poor rural com- munities with primary healthcare services, while the State-owned enterprise accelerates plans to significantly expand the long-running corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative from the beginning of next year.

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By: Transnet Foundation

14.01.2011

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