Never work a day in your life when you love what you do

“Nhlonipho Respect The condition of being honored esteemed or respected or well regarded” From an early age, Lucia had a love for the arts. Today she has taken her passion and turned it into a business. “NHLONIPHO CRAFT ART”, the name of her company, comes from the respect she has for her products. In her


2019 Message from Marc Lubner

Never work a day in your life when you love what you do! Dear Fellow “Tikkuners” As we start one of the most watershed years of the last two decades, we reflect on where we are today, and where we would like to be. We want peace and prosperity and have learnt that to have


The Power of Money

Why learning about money from an early age is essential to ending child poverty “Sam” was raised in Alexandra township. He opened his first bank account at age 21, and spends 40% of his income on “black tax”, and another substantial amount on raising his adopted son. “Chantelle” was raised in a middle class family,


Reflecting back on Coronation’s Financial Literacy

Financial decisions are integral to our everyday lives. We are following up on the 2018 Financial Literacy workshops held in Alexandra to see if what was learied has made any difference in the lives of the participants. We meet with Elija Netshandama and his partner Katlego Kekana. The couple attended all the workshops, and today


The world is nothing but a canvas

“All people I look up to run their own businesses and it’s their frame of mind that caught my attention, their ability to think big regardless of how limited their resources are. You might know some of these successful businessmen I speak of, people like Shaun Carter famously known as Jay Z and DJ Sbu.”


Dreaming of Alternative Sources of Energy

People with determination are those who get up and keep going, who learn from what went wrong and adjust course, and who believe in themselves despite all obstacles. At the beginning of 2018, Prime Nchabeleng made a decision to work hard and only focus on getting the best matric results. “I struggled in grade 11


Alumni Newsletter

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


Join the Tikkun Eagles for the Cape Cycle Tour

Known as the world’s biggest timed race and South Africa’s largest race, on 10 March 2019, cycling enthusiasts will once again be taking to the roads of beautiful Cape Town for the 2019 edition of the Cape Cycle Tour. Afrika Tikkun has secured 55 charity entries for this prestigious event. Join the Tikkun Eagles and


Telkom 947 Raised the Bar!

A massive thank you to every rider who carried our name in their hearts and on their backs across the 94.7 kms cycled in Sunday’s incredible heat. It was a labour love for which we will be forever grateful! Thank you to CloudSmiths Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner and Authorized Reseller for being an amazing partner


2018 Gala Dinner

THANK YOU FOR THE REMARKABLE SUCCESS OF THE GALA DINNER The inaugural Icons Gala Dinner on 31 October was a key foundation building activity for Afrika Tikkun. That is why on the night, our founders, the Lubner family invested R1 000 000, proving that they are willing to always lead by example in any new