Afrika Tikkun

Afrika Tikkun was founded in 1995 by the late Chief Rabbi Cyril Harris. Nelson Mandela has been our revered Patron-in Chief since inception. Our development organisation is dedicated to investing in education, health and social services for disadvantaged children, youth and their families through Community Centres of Excellence and strategic partnerships. Our aim to empower communities in South Africa to develop new generations of productive citizens. This is achieved through a Holistic Development Model. It is delivered from 6 purpose built Centres of Excellence in the Townships in which we operate (Diepsloot, Orange Farm, Alexandra, Hillbrow, Mfuleni, Delft) The model starts with the suppo...
Dec 5, 2014

Happy Holidays from Afrika Tikkun!

Thank you for your support!
Thank you for your support!

Dear Afrika Tikkun Family,

Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones and we wish you and a new year filled with prosperity and new adventures. Thank so much for your continued support and belief in empowering the children of South Africa. The lives of 1,000 children are improved because of your generous support.


Fair Start at Life
Many children in South Africa do not have their basic needs met and struggle to complete their education due to obstacles such malnutrition and limited access to resources. The harsh reality is that not every child begins life the same way and a vicious cycle takes place where future generations begin life in a disadvantaged position.


How Your Generosity Helps

Our goal is to nurture our children so they can become productive citizens in the future and break the vicious poverty cycle. Through your support, we are able to provide nutritious meals and after school programs that enable children to focus on their education. We believe that every child has the right to an education and we will continue to ensure that our children receive the education and resources they deserve.


The Future

We hope you will continue your partnership with us in 2015. We have extended our partnership with Global Giving which means there will be more great bonus days with matching on all donations. Together we can build a brighter and more sustainable future by investing in the children of South Africa, our future.

We will continue to keep you updated, and in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have and questions or would like to share your thoughts.

Early Childhood Development Center Christmas Party
Early Childhood Development Center Christmas Party
Africa Tikkun
Africa Tikkun's 8th Annual Sports Day

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Sep 23, 2014

One More Bonus Day Left!

Simphiwe
Simphiwe's Graduation

Dear Afrika Tikkun Family,

We want to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support. We have been on Global Giving since 2012 and cannot emphasize how much your belief in Afrika Tikkun means to us and our beneficiaries. Our goal is to continue to serve those in disadvantaged positions. Our Centers of Excellence provide our beneficiaries with the tools necessary to develop and realize their full potential as well as joining the job market as qualified employees.

 

Securing the future of South Africa
The youth of South Africa are the future. They were instrumental in toppling apartheid and the youth, again, will be key in making sure that there will be a sustainable future for South Africa. The youth are the next generation of workers. They will work for companies, government organizations, and help their fellow citizens improve their futures. Ultimately, to invest in our future, we must invest in our youth.

 

The Last Bonus Day of the Year!
The final bonus day of the year is fast approaching and we hope you will join us in making it an eventful one. Wednesday, October 15th marks the Final Bonus Day Challenge of the year. Global Giving will be matching donations at 30% up to $1,000 per donor. There will be $75,000 available in matching and a $1,000 bonus award for the most individual donors and a $1,000 bonus award for the most money raised. Matching begins at 9 am EDT and lasts until funds run out or 11:59 pm EDT. Please support us and donate as close to the start time as possible because funds quickly run out.

 

What does it take to change a life?
Meet Simphiwe M., a 21year old whose mother passed away when he was just 13. Simphiwe does not know about his father’s whereabouts and he never had a relationship with him. He stays with his sister and he came into contact with Afrika Tikkun in July 2013. Simphiwe completed his matric in 2012 but did not have the funds to further his education. In 2013 he enrolled in the Job Readiness program at our Orange Farm centre where he graduated. Before joining Afrika Tikkun, Simphiwe was at risk of heading in the wrong path as his friends were a bad influence on him and at that point led him to drinking. After the Job Readiness program and having been placed on our database, Simphiwe was offered a six month job contract to work as a sales/promotions person for TEVO. He is currently doing well in his job and has been able to take care of his younger sister who is also enrolled in our Afrika Tikkun Child and Youth Development Programme.

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Sep 5, 2014

Progress Report 7

Empowerment Program Launch at Uthando Center
Empowerment Program Launch at Uthando Center

Dear Friends,

Thank you for your continued support.1,000 children in our programs are empowered thanks to donors like you. It is through your generosity that we are able to provide vital services to those in disadvantaged postions. We hope you will continue to partner with us to create a more sustainable future for South Africa. Please contact us with any questions or suggestions.

 

 1,000 Children

Our programs allow children to realize and achieve their full potential. We ensure the children are able to thrive in school by addressing different areas that impact their education such as nutrition. Hungry children are unable to perform at their full potential. We provide nutrition for theses children and their families so they can focus on their education. Our afterschool educational programs enable our children to compete with their peers and address areas that they are having difficulty with. We hope you enjoy the attached pictures.


The Last Bonus Day of the Year!

Wednesday, October 15th marks the Final Bonus Day Challenge of the year. Global Giving will be matching donations at 30% up to $1,000 per donor. There will be $75,000 available in matching and a $1,000 bonus award for the most individual donors and a $1,000 bonus award for the most money raised. Matching begins at 9 am EDT and lasts until funds run out or 11:59 pm EDT. Please support us and donate as close to the start time as possible because funds quickly run out.

8th Annual Sports Day
8th Annual Sports Day
Empowerment Program Launch at Uthando Center 2
Empowerment Program Launch at Uthando Center 2

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