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Pheolophepa on KykNet

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17.10.2017

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

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Transnet Bids Farewell to Dr Coetzee

Transnet Bids Farewell to Dr Coetzee

In the month of March 2014, Transnet SOC Ltd will bid farewell to one of its passionate and dedicated long serving member of staff Dr Lynette Coetzee. Dr Coetzee is founder and project manager of the ‘train of hope’ Phelophepa and Portfolio manager for Health, at the Transnet Foundation. For 20 years, she has successfully headed the Phelophepa initiative and as she exits Transnet on retirement, she takes us through her experiences with the project that has been and will forever remain close to her heart.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.04.2014

Transnet Donates R550K towards MISTRA Research Work

Transnet Donates R550K towards MISTRA Research Work

Transnet’s Corporate Social Investment contribution towards social and economic upliftment of the country continues to impact both individuals and organisations. One recipient was Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA), a non-profit organisation founded in 2010 which combines research and academic development, strategic reflection and intellectual discourse to promote heritage preservation. To support and enhance research skills among African youth, Transnet Foundation gave a once-off sponsorship of R550, 000 towards the sustenance of research projects.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.04.2014

Transnet Community Centres (“TCCs”) provides economic benefits

Transnet Community Centres (“TCCs”) provides economic benefits

Three years ago Transnet Foundation set in motion projects aimed at providing infrastructure and basic services to remote rural communities through constructing centres and approaching service providers that would help deliver safety and security services, as well as social services. To date three TCCs have been erected and are fully operational in Springs, Khuma in Potchefstroom, Ireagh in Bushbuckridge while two centres in Thokoza, Emalahleni and Idondotha in KZN are under construction.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.04.2014

Transnet Foundation Support System for High School Teachers

Transnet Foundation Support System for High School Teachers

Transnet Foundation through its Education Portfolio continues to embark on programmes which improve the quality of the education system within the country. The portfolio has been running a project called Transnet Foundation Teachers Development Programme which offers support to targeted high school teachers.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.04.2014

School of Excellence Matric and Sports Awards

School of Excellence Matric and Sports Awards

The SAFA/Transnet Football school of Excellence held an awards ceremony on Friday the 21st of February to celebrate the academic and sport achievements of the matric class of 2013. The ceremony, in its splendour, was attended by officials from SAFA, Transnet, the 2013 matriculants and their parents, current students at the school, local area councillor and former students of the school who have now made it big in professional football.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.04.2014

Transnet Funds building of 4 Classrooms to a North West School

Transnet Funds building of 4 Classrooms to a North West School

Transnet has granted funding of R 750 000 to Batswana Commercial Secondary School. The mixed sex institution is situated in Mafikeng, in the North West province and home to more than 1300 learners. The donation which will be spread over three consecutive years at R 250 000 per annum, effective February 2014, will help alleviate severe classroom shortages being faced by the school.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.04.2014

Transnet Contributes to a Life Skills Training and Job Creation Programme

Transnet Contributes to a Life Skills Training and Job Creation Programme

Learn to earn (Lte), a non-profit skills development organisation situated in the Western Cape received a donation of R 180 000 from Transnet during the last quarter of the 2013/2014 financial year. The Lte programme seeks to eradicate poverty by empowering unemployed and marginalised people in South Africa, especially in the Western Cape where it has put more than 10 000 unemployed adults through market relevant skills training since its inception in 1989. For 20 years, she has successfully headed the Phelophepa initiative and as she exits Transnet on retirement, she takes us through her experiences with the project that has been and will forever remain close to her heart.

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By: Transnet Foundation

07.04.2014

A peek into the Foundation’s OYEDP selection process

A peek into the Foundation’s OYEDP selection process

Transnet Cares was afforded a golden opportunity towards the end of 2013 to shadow the Education Portfolio management so we could get a sneak peek into the selection process of the Transnet Foundation Orphaned Youth Education Development Programme (OYEDP) on behalf of our valued readership.

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By: Transnet Foundation

05.02.2014

Heroic return – Andrea Nyambo makes 200km

Heroic return – Andrea Nyambo makes 200km

When Uplands College White River teachers and learners took a 13 day hiking trip into the deep woods of Mpumalanga, one enthusiastic student that formed part of that expedition was Transnet’s young Ambassador, Andrea Nyambo. An ambitious 16 year old Uplands College pupil, Nyambo is one the students receiving academic sponsorship from the Transnet Foundation through the Orphaned Youth Education Programme.

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By: Transnet Foundation

05.02.2014

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