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 Health Portfolio

The Phelophepa Health Train brings health and hope to thousands of rural South Africans in need of access to health care facilities. This eighteen coach train, with its nineteen resident staff members,…

 Education Portfolio

When we ponder on the past lack of opportunities regarding education for some of our South African youths, it’s clear that we have so much to celebrate. There are many inspiring stories of overcoming obstacles,…

 Sports Portfolio

Long before the dawn of South Africa hosting the 2010 Soccer World Cup, Transnet Foundation recognised the abundance of football talent amongst its youth. The company initiated the Rural and Farm Schools…

 Socio-Economic Infrastructure Development (SEID)

Retired freight containers get a new lease on life to deliver service to most outlying rural communities. Our Socio-Economic Infrastructure Development programme has refocused its efforts on safety and…

 Employee Volunteer Programme

There’s an African proverb that says: It takes a village to raise a child. At the Transnet Foundation, colleagues are now adding a second line to that piece of wisdom: ... but what does it take to raise…

 Grants and Donations

Community based and non-profit organizations play a crucial role in uplifting impoverished communities. Once-off funding is granted to deserving projects in the areas of health, education, sport, containerised…



The Socio-Economic Infrastructure Development (SEID) Portfolio recently conducted a 3-day rail safety awareness programme commencing the 3rd of September, up to and including the 5th at Khuma, North West.

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Over the recent months the Transnet Foundation has been swamped with requests from the public about entry into the prestigious Transnet SAFA School of Excellence.

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After a grueling two months of mental and physical training, Phelophepa Protection Officers finally earned their wings to serve and protect on the world’s renowned health Train. The officers, who were excited about the graduation ceremony that lasted about two hours, were…

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A brand new house for the Mngomenzulus

The house was officially handed over by Mr Sibusiso Ngomane, Senior Manager: Communications and Special Projects at the Transnet Foundation, at a ceremony in Esithangamini, about 40km north of Nongoma in KwaZulu Natal. It boasts 4 bedrooms, a lounge, kitchenette, shower and toilet. There are also 3 water tanks outside to harvest water from the rains. An electricity connection is due any moment. The house also has a water system and a geyser.

It is now fully furnished with 5 beds, kitchen cupboards, TV stand and TV, 4 wardrobes, a stove, sinks and a fridge. Also handed over was a 21 piece pot set, bedding including sheets, blankets and curtains. The Soul Buddyz Club is yet to buy plates and mugs. Burglar bars will soon be installed for improved security.

Mr Ngomane said: “We would like to thank our partners, the Department of Education and Nthuthuko Soul Buddyz Club for their undying efforts to bring this project to reality. We are happy now that the new Mngomezulu house is now complete and being handed over to ugogo. This is part of what the Transnet Foundation does among many other initiatives within our communities – to try and uplift those in need and give them strength and hope to look up to the future.”

Ntuthuko Buddyz Club recognized the plight…

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