“The journey of empowerment starts with us

Stimulating a passion for learning and the growth of skills, Afrika Tikkun inspires youth in South Africa to reach their true potential. Our interventions help to build sustainable communities where diversity, equality and families thrive.
Join us as we work to overcome the interconnected challenges of unemployment, poverty and educational and social inequalities.
Afrika Tikkun, where development means empowerment.

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Our Impact

Responsible impact for sustainable communities
In everything we do, we aim to make a responsible impact that does not create ongoing dependency. We recognise that youth and communities cannot thrive without resources such as food and social services and that education is paramount to sustainable outcomes.

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Over 100 000 youth impacted and 15 000 youth accessing Afrika Tikkun centres each year

8419 Young people reached

3359 Families supported

71 000 Emergency & Covid-19 relief food parcels delivered

1319 youth placed

99 Bursaries awarded

3132 Youth trained in demand driven skills and 1790 equipped with work readiness skills

1598 Placed in employment and 412 in learnerships

5000 Youth in Alumni network

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How you can get involved

Corporate sponsorship

We partner with businesses that choose to matter. Whether you’re an SME or large corporate, you can choose to donate funds to the value of your choice and support any one of our Afrika Tikkun Core and 360º programmes or any of our public campaign initiatives.

Fundraise

We help build your CSI status. As a business, fundraisers are an impactful way to build your corporate responsibility status, your industry reputation and your community upliftment. Afrika Tikkun invites you to access our collaborative fundraising opportunities through our GoFundMe channel. Your fundraising initiative extensively supports our youth development programmes while benefiting your company BEE status and Tax benefits.

Lead a campaign

Want to build your own kindness campaign? Let us partner with you from start to finish and support your unique public initiative with a customised campaign, engineered on our platform and branded by you. Leave the fuss to us while we collaborate with your ideas, guide you effectively and handle all the logistics.

Our Partners & Donors

Sindi's story

Sindi age 5 – a beautiful little girl who lives with her mother and 3 other siblings near Afrika Tikkun’s Mfuleni centre. Little Sindi was diagnosed with a lung condition that requires her to use a breathing aid 24/7. When Sindi joined our Afrika Tikkun ECD programme, our Empowerment Case Administrators encouraged her family to join the support group for parents of children with disabilities.

Some legacies are built on a Tuesday

A story forged on a Tuesday. That’s how it started. Two visionaries after the same rainbow – Nelson Mandela and Bertie Lubner, founder of Afrika Tikkun – met on the second Tuesday of every other month to discuss the love they both shared for their country, South Africa. What transpired was a deep seated friendship,

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