“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Nelson Mandela, Patron – Afrika Tikkun

Stimulating a passion for learning and the growth of skills, Afrika Tikkun inspires youth in South Africa to reach their true potential. Our interventions help to build sustainable communities where diversity, equality, and families thrive.

Join us as we work to overcome the interconnected challenges of unemployment, poverty, and educational and social inequalities.

Afrika Tikkun, where development means empowerment.

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Quality of Education

Working together to impact together

Making an impact on the lives around us is by far our biggest reward at Afrika Tikkun. We seek to serve and we serve to impact – this is a kindness code we live by. By understanding the value of community, Afrika Tikkun also understands the importance of family. This is why we make it a priority to focus on growing our own people with care and attention, whilst recognising the


Overall Impact

Over 100,000 youth impacted and 15,000 youth accessing Afrika Tikkun centers each year

Early Child Development

8 419 Young people reached through our Early Child Development Program

Child Youth Development

73 326 young people reached through our Child Youth Development Program

Career development

3 132 Youth trained in demand driven skills and 1,790 equipped with work readiness skills

Work Placements

1 598 Placed in employment and 412 in learnerships

360° Social Support Initiatives

78 369 individuals reached through our 360° Social Support Initiatives


500 000 Primary Healthcare services provided

Food Parcels

71 000 Emergency & Covid-19 relief food parcels delivered

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Afrika Tikkun has proven that it has the ability to reach sections of our disadvantaged population at grassroots level. It therefore provides both physical help, as well as giving hope and dignity to the recipients.”

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Corporate Partner

As one of our CSI focus areas - Youth inclusion and Education - is aligned with Afrika Tikkun's programmes, it remains a privilege to be partnering with a credible and well-reputed non-profit organisation like Afrika Tikkun, dedicated to the reduction of youth unemployment in the country.

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Cyril Harris

Recognising the moral imperatives governing human affairs, men and women of goodwill can face up to the challenge of our time and make the caring society a reality. So it was from that idea that the word Tikkun was used to start an initiative that would harness the energies of those committed to building a new South Africa.

How you can get involved

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We partner with businesses that choose to matter. Whether you’re an SME or large corporate, you can choose to donate funds to the value of your choice and support any one of our Afrika Tikkun Core and 360º programs or any of our public campaign initiatives.


launch your fundraiser and rally your friends and family to support the development of South African youth. For personalized content or questions, please contact infousa@afrikatikkun.org

Lead a campaign

Sponsored Marketing

Want to build your own kindness campaign? Let us partner with you from start to finish and support your unique public initiative with a customised campaign, engineered on our platform and branded by you. Leave the fuss to us while we collaborate with your ideas, guide you effectively and handle all the logistics.

Our Partners & Donors

Impact Stories

Don’t hyperventilate, educate!

Sindi age 5 – a beautiful little girl who lives with her mother and 3 other siblings near Afrika Tikkun’s Mfuleni centre. Little Sindi was diagnosed with a lung condition that requires her to use a breathing aid 24/7. When Sindi joined our Afrika Tikkun ECD program, our Empowerment Case Administrators encouraged her family to join the support group for parents of children with disabilities.


Some legacies are built on a Tuesday

A story forged on a Tuesday. That’s how it started. Two visionaries after the same rainbow – Nelson Mandela and Bertie Lubner, founder of Afrika Tikkun – met on the second Tuesday of every other month to discuss the love they both shared for their country, South Africa. What transpired was a deep seated friendship,