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August 2019

Coding4Change

As the world continues to make rapid technological advancements it has become clear that the youth will be at the forefront of the next wave of global growth and development. South Africa, which has an extremely high youth unemployment rate, needs to be at the cutting edge of this wave in order to remain globally competitive, and address the challenges of poverty, unemployment and inequality. The objective of this project is, therefore, to equip young people in Westbury, Johannesburg, with coding skills, to allow them to take advantage of the innumerable of opportunities for them to be pioneers of this new era and find innovative ways to solve African problems. ...
14 Aug
08:00 AM

Nkantolo Education Project

The Foundation has adopted four schools in Nkantolo, the birthplace of Oliver Tambo, whose girl learners we supply with sanitary towels. Sadly, as with many areas of South Africa, this area is still severely impoverished, and many girls miss school every month, during their menstruation cycles, due to the inaccessibility and unaffordability of sanitary towels. Biannually, the Foundation distributes a 6-month supply of sanitary towels and a booklet on puberty to 1400 girls. With every visit, a health and hygiene talk is provided where the girls are encouraged to raise concerns and ask questions about their changing bodies. ...
21 Aug
08:00 AM
October 2019

Tambo in the Park

Taking place on O.R.’s birthday, the 27th of October, the family-friendly celebration is an event envisioned as one that brings together young and old, black and white, rich and poor – as did Tambo. Taking place in the Tambos’ Gauteng home, Ekurhuleni, Tambo in the Park will be a daylong concert in which local artists preform; exhibition space that hosts the Tambo Exhibition; a film screening of the Tambo documentary; and a children’s play area. The day pays homage to O.R.’s love of arts & culture. ...
27 Oct
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
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