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ygap: Empowering entrepreneurs in Kenya and South Africa

ygap works at forefront of economic empowerment in Kenya and South Africa, investing in the power of local entrepreneurs. ygap makes it easier for entrepreneurs to get capital, particularly those led by women and operating in rural areas.

ygap supports businesses by helping to grow the skills and resources they need to create jobs and attract investment. This is particularly important for women-owned businesses, and ensuring local business practices are sustainable. We are proud to work in partnership with ygap and share their commitment to reducing economic inequality through inclusive growth. To learn more about ygap and its impact, visit their website.

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MasiSports: Fostering community through sport

In the Masiphumelele township of Cape Town, MasiSports is harnessing the transformative power of sport and culture in schools to invest in young people.

MasiSports integrates sports and life skills into school programs to strengthen community bonds and promote gender and racial equity. Their approach fosters resilience and confidence in children and teenagers, helping them to make positive choices and unlock new opportunities for a prosperous future. To discover more about MasiSports’ impactful work in Masiphumelele, visit their website.

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Cape Town Opera

Cape Town Opera makes a rich contribution to South African culture and national identity, with a commitment to community and inclusion. Its Arts Access for All initiative brings performances to diverse audiences, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds, schools, and older people. The National Schools Program takes concerts across South Africa, and focuses on music education and mentorship for young people from rural and township areas.

The Judith Neilson Foundation believes in the transformative power of the arts and culture. Our partnership with Cape Town Opera shares a commitment to fostering inclusive community development and enhancing community resilience. For more information, visit Cape Town Opera’s website.  

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