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Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 to be held in Johannesburg, Headlined by Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, and Wizkid Free-ticketed concert to celebrate centenary year of Nelson Mandela, honouring his legacy in the fight to end extreme poverty…

To date, the Motsepe Foundation has supported 297 beneficiary Schools and Churches with infrastructure development and upgrade projects. Schools and Churches in densely populated areas, and with a good track record of academic performance were identified and after a needs assessment, refurbishment and upgrading projects were undertaken. IMPACT 160 Schools 173 000 learners 137 churches 195 350…

The Motsepe Foundation expresses its deepest condolences on the passing of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who was an icon and one of the most respected political activist and leader who contributed to the liberation struggle and the introduction of democracy in South Africa. She cared deeply for the poor and marginalised and made a unique contribution to...

Female children are often faced with many challenges that deter them from advancing and grabbing the opportunities made available to them. Sport is one of the ways of providing the much-needed space, support and security for each girl. Generally, female sport does not receive much attention from the private sector for developmental purposes, therefore the…

Johannesburg, 27 November 2017.  Thousands of South Africans from all walks of life gathered at Soccer City on Sunday 26 September 2017 to observe a National Day of Prayer, aimed at uniting the country’s various faith communities to find solutions to South Africa’s social and other challenges. In a faith-driven but very festive atmosphere, at…

MOTSEPE FOUNDATION AND RELIGIOUS AND FAITH-BASED ORGANISATIONS HOST A NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR ALL SOUTH AFRICANS   The Motsepe Foundation has been honoured and privileged over the years to have worked and built relationships with the respected representative Religious and Faith-Based organisations in South Africa, whose names appear on the attached document. Religious and Faith-Based organisations…

As 2017 draws to a close, we wish to update you on the work that the Motsepe Foundation has undertaken over the past 9 months. The application process for the 2018 intake is currently open to students who reside within the Foundation’s Development Forum network across the country. Applications will be open until the end of October 2017, after which...

Sandton, Johannesburg, 28 July 2017 – Today, the Motsepe Foundation held its inaugural alumni ceremony in honour of the recipients of its bursary programme, who have recently completed their tertiary studies at some of the country’s top universities. The ceremony took place at The Forum Di Data Campus, in Bryanston, between 10h00 and 13h00, where…

30 June 2017 THE DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION PARTNERS WITH MOTSEPE FOUNDATION TO HOST 2017 ABC MOTSEPE SCHOOL EISTEDDFOD The Departments of Basic Education, Arts &Culture, and the Motsepe Foundation bring you the second annual ABC Motsepe Schools Eisteddfod. The national competition will take place from 4 – 7 July 2017 at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg,…

Note from the Motsepe Foundation CEO The past public holiday afforded me a moment to reflect on the work of the Motsepe Foundation; how far we’ve come, and how much we have yet to achieve. This national holiday reminds us of the fragility of our hard-earned freedom and rights in SA. As a Foundation, we...