Corporates play a decisive role in nurturing strong SME sector

Corporates play a decisive role in nurturing strong SME sector There has been a lot of talking about how we can and should help our country’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) flourish, thrive, grow, and create more jobs. The sector has, after all, been hit the hardest by last year’s recession, subsequent Covid-19 pandemic and...
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Giving South Africans Access To Critical Digital Skills Training

Giving South Africans Access To Critical Digital Skills Training Nedbank has launched the Nedbank DigiSkills online platform, in partnership with Microsoft and Afrika Tikkun, to help South Africans acquire the in-demand skills needed in a more digital post COVID-19 economy. The initiative initially aims to upskill and create sustainable income opportunities for 1 000 South Africans...
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International Equal Pay Day

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Zensar provides Afrika Tikkun with digital Infrastructure for our times

Zensar provides Afrika Tikkun with digital Infrastructure for our times The queue to the computer lab at Afrika Tikkun’s Phuthaditjhaba Centre has recently shortened. Young people like Pontsho (26) and Nomalisa (23), participants in the organisation’s Career Development and Placement Programme, no longer squabble over internet time. This means easier access to computers for their...
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Faith Pheleu on YES and GSI

My name is Faith Pheleu and I’m 23. I was born in Soweto but moved to Alexandra Township in 2019.I have always wanted to work in the entertainment industry but I didn’t know where to start. After getting retrenched last year, I kept applying for other jobs but got no response. I didn’t know where...
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Afrika Tikkun Services’s CEO, Onyi Nwaneri, on SAFM on partnering with Microsoft

Listen to Afrika Tikkun Services’s CEO, Onyi Nwaneri, outlining the company’s partnership with Microsoft on the Global Skills Initiative. This initiative offers individuals who have been made economically disadvantaged by Covid-19, the opportunity to engage in different learning pathways and acquire the global skills in demand by employers. Facebook Instagram Linkedin
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LESCO Manufacturing: Championing Disability Empowerment

LESCO (Light Electrical Switch Company) Manufacturing sets a standard for companies working with young people with disabilities. There are currently 64 individuals living with disabilities working in the organisation, 90% of whom are classified as youth. We chatted to LESCO’s CEO, Jonathan Shapiro, about what drives their vision for disability empowerment.  What was the inspiration...
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Generation Unlimited

Generation Unlimited’ expands digital learning and work skills opportunities for young people in South Africa UNICEF, UNDP, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, Future Africa at University of Pretoria, SuperSport Let’s Play, Afrika Tikkun join forces with young people to reimagine a better future post COVID-19. PRETORIA, 15 July 2020 – UNICEF, UNDP and partners today announced...
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AFRIKA TIKKUN & UNICEF

Over the past few weeks we have been privileged to form part of the YoMobi Initiative where we were able to experience and learn about diversity, customer service and community service. The week-long training equipped us with the necessary skills, confidence and entrepreneurial knowledge to carry out our tasks successfully. It is through the efforts of...
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