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  • Maths is Fun! Day

    “Maths is fundamental to a good education.” says Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Garry Knight, “yet so many people fear it.  “Maths is fun” day is designed to interest learners in Mathematics, showing them it can be a lot of fun and filled with interesting challenges. It is truly exciting and could even be a great […]

  • Africa Rise Gala Dinner Saturday 7th September 2019

    We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who had a direct impact on the success of the 2018 Gala Dinner for your ongoing support and partnership.  Together we raised R936 078 and are able to keep 187 children and youth off the streets and in our programmes for the next year. With the […]

  • Bon Voyage Siyabulela Booi

    Siyabulela Booi is a young chef from Gugulethu. Just two and a half years ago Siyabulela wasn’t sure where life would lead him. He enjoyed cooking but states that he really knew nothing. Enter the Amy Foundation’s Youth Skills Development (YSD) Hospitality Programme. Siyabulela enrolled in the programme in 2016 at age 19. That year […]

  • How will you spend your #67Minutes this #MandelaDay ?

    WHAT IS MANDELA DAY? “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Mandela Mandela Day calls on us all, every day, to make the world a better […]

  • Amy Foundation says Y.E.S to upskilling and training youth

    South Africa’s unemployment rate is 27.5%, which translates to 6.21 million young people without jobs. Not surprisingly, youth are hopeless and discouraged by the lack of opportunities available to them to earn a living wage and fulfil their aspirations. It is this gap that the Amy Foundation, in partnership with Astron Energy, intends to fill […]

  • Western Cape Gov. confirms – Amy Foundation in good hands

    An audit, resulting in a monitoring and evaluation report issued by the Western Cape department of Social Development has given the Amy Foundation a clean bill of health. The findings were issued on 28 November 2018. “We are committed to good governance and ethical management. This is evidenced by clean independent audits over the years. […]