Alumni Newsletter August 2018

Dear Alumni

Welcome to another interesting and informative Alumni update on what’s hot and happening in the Alumni programme!

Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine. ― Roy T. Bennett

Meet Renky – A CDP Success Story

Renky is a bright young woman who lives in Alexandra Township. She grew up in Tzaneen, Limpopo and passed Matric with outstanding results. After Matric, she moved to Pretoria to study Office Management at TUT.

However, she failed one module and lost her bursary…but that is not the end of Renky’s story… nothing could stop this bright star. Read about Renky’s exceptional journey with Afrika Tikkun…

Alumni Women’s Month Events
Wings of Life

The event was attended by 60 young women from Afrika Tikkun’s Alumni programme in Diepsloot. For the young women who attended, this event was a platform to connect with other young women to share common struggles and collectively come up with solutions. Read more…


The Arekopaneng Centre hosted a similar event that was attended by young Alumni women who were previously part of Afrika Tikkun’s programmes. The event took place at the Arekopaneng Centre, on 16 August 2018.

Read more about this spectacular event…

Awesome Opportunities for Alumni

Amandla Campaigner Fellowship

Full-time paid Fellowship for Black Women, from 1 October to 21 December 2018 in Johannesburg. Click here for all the details…

For information on 2018/ 2019 SA Government scholarships to apply for, click here…

 What should we call our Alumni?

Click here to vote for your favourite Alumni programme name from those nominated at the Alumni launch event that took place in May 2018.

Something very exciting is brewing but we can’t tell you about just yet as we still need to cross the t’s and dot the i’s!  

Watch this space for updates on this and other awesome competitions, workshops and camps planned for our Alumni in the next Alumni newsletter!

If you have any queries or ideas regarding the Alumni programme please email: vuyelwam@afrikatikkun.org

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