Afrika Tikkun is a NGO that delivers education, health and social services to children, youth and their families in South African townships.
By drawing on its experience and insight, Afrika Tikkun has developed and implements a Holistic Development Model. Based on caring for and developing children and youth in the context of family, this Model is focused on helping them to become well-adjusted and contributing members of society.
Afrika Tikkun operates from Community Centres of Excellence in Gauteng and the Western Cape. Our vision of creating a sustainable future for children is South African townships is supported by strategic partnerships within the public and private sector.
We are immensely proud that Nelson Mandela is our patron-in-chief.
2011 Cyril Harris Humanitarian Award – Marc Lubner
2010 Ernst & Young SA chapter of the World Entrepreneur Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award – Bertie Lubner
2010 YPO Award
2009 Inyathelo Award
2008 Spirit of Jo’burg Award
2006 "Mail & Guardian Investing in Life – Most Innovative Award"
2005 "Mail & Guardian Investing in the Future - Best NPO Award"
2005 "Impumelelo – Silver Award"
2003 "Jet – Community Builder Award"
Equity participant in Apex-Hi Property Trust, Barloworld, Redefine and Peregrine Holdings