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Pheolophepa on KykNet

Posted By: Transnet Foundation

17.10.2017

Transnets Phelophepa train was the main focus on Prontuit a KykNet show over 3 segments.

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How to make and keep your new year’s resolution

How to make and keep your new year’s resolution

Year in and year out most of us find ourselves with arm-long lists of resolutions that we make at the beginning of the year and rarely stick to them for longer than two months. It is easier to cave into the pressures of everyday life and go back to our old habits.

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By: Transnet Foundation

30.01.2015

A brand new house for the Mngomezulus

A brand new house for the Mngomezulus

Seventy-one year old Puleti Leona Mngomezulu was elated when she nally received the keys to her brand new 4 bedroomed house, courtesy of Transnet (SOC) Ltd through an intervention by South Africa’s youngest angels, Nthuthu- ko Soul Buddyz Club.

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20.12.2014

Your Health Matters, with Sister Makhaye

Your Health Matters, with Sister Makhaye

October is a month dedicated to cancer globally. It has come and gone with a great deal of awareness created around the dreaded illness. Activities such as “cancer walks” and “shaveathons” usually held annually were held by various organisations as a “fun” way to impart information and to gather everyone affected by cancer. With over 100 types of Cancer ranging from Bone, Kidney, Leukemia, Prostate, Vaginal, Lung, Skin, Colon, bladder and more others, in this issue, Sister Thabisile Makhaye, Health Operations Manager for the Phelophepa trains zooms in to focus on Testicular Cancer.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.11.2014

YEDP scouts for its next 10 learners for 2015

YEDP scouts for its next 10 learners for 2015

The programme has been running for three years now and the Education portfolio’s Transnet Foundation Youth Education Development Programme has so far directly changed forever the lives of 30 students currently under the programme. Targeted at students who demonstrate or have the potential to demonstrate outstanding intellectual aptitude and specific academic ability, the initiative provides financial support, including tuition, boarding, and programme support fees for a period of 5 years respectively to successful students.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.11.2014

SEID Takes Rail Safety Awareness to High Schools

SEID Takes Rail Safety Awareness to High Schools

The Socio-Economic Infrastructure Development (SEID) portfolio’s Khuma Transnet Community Center in Potchefstroom waltzed differently into the spring season this year. The center held a rail safety campaign from September 3rd to the 5th; albeit differently from the way the sister centers have been conducting their safety campaigns. This was done in partnership with TFR our key rail safety partner, local government and their agencies and the NGO sector.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.11.2014

YEDP Programme Engages Families

YEDP Programme Engages Families

Transnet Foundation’s Youth Education Development Programme is the Education portfolio’s brainchild targeted at academically gifted students. The main aim of the programme is to promote a culture of academic excellence in South Africa by providing comprehensive educational and psycho-social support to vulnerable youth in strategically targeted areas. The nine year programme targets youth from Grade 8 and the first five-year phase focuses on high school education while the last four years, tertiary studies.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.11.2014

DBE features Phelophepa in Matric 2014 Exam

DBE features Phelophepa in Matric 2014 Exam

The 2014 matriculants’ were pleasantly surprised when, instead of a comprehension question based on an excerpt from a novel when they were provided with a comprehension passage on South Africa’s global flagship project, the ‘Transnet-Phelophepa Healthcare Train’ known fondly in South African communities as the ‘Train of Hope’. The comprehension section of the English paper not only tested their ability to read and comprehend, but also tested their general knowledge on events that happen within South African communities as well as sensitised learners on what the Phelophepa project is all about.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.11.2014

Education Portfolio hosts yet another successful Life Skills Camp

Education Portfolio hosts yet another successful Life Skills Camp

Glenburn Lodge was a hive of activity, painted in red and green - Transnet corporate colours - as the Education Portfolio’s Life Skills Camp for grade eight (8) learners from the different schools kicked off with a bang on the 3rd to the 6th of October, 2014 Learners attending were from Prestige College, St Mary’s Kloof Girls College, Durban Girls College, Kearsney College, Woodridge College and Kingswood College. The aim of the camp was to get the learners in one environment, teach, see progress and engage to get feedback that will help develop a better programme in the coming year’s camp.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.11.2014

Out with CAP, in with SEID

Out with CAP, in with SEID

Over the years, it has simply been called CAP. But the Foundation’s Container Assistance Programme portfolio has seen a restructuring, in operations, name and function. Still under the management of the charismatic Ricky Maharaj, the portfolio’s name has been changed to Socio-Economic Infrastructure Development (SEID) to align it with community needs, government priorities and the Transnet Infrastructure Plan (TIP), based on the corporate plan of Transnet.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.11.2014

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