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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 recognised the abundance of football talent amongst its youth. The company initiated the Rural and Farm Schools Programme…

 Container Assistance Programme

Retired freight containers get a new lease on life to deliver service to most outlying rural communities. Our Container Assistance Programme has refocused its efforts on safety and security, building police…

 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 scheduled arrival of the Transnet Phelophepa I Healthcare train at the Modderivier Station between the 28th of July and 1st of August 2014 will no longer take place. The train has however been rerouted to the neighbouring Beaconsfield Station owing to the infrastructural…

read more | 23-07-14

Transnet Foundation appointed Sangari South Africa to deliver a Mathematics, Physical Science and English intervention project in the Sekhukhune district of the Limpopo Province. Through the intervention, Transnet Foundation has positively impacted Mathematics, Physical…

read more | 10-06-14

Transnet Foundation was created to give hope and opportunities to less fortunate communities across South Africa. A special focus is placed on youth development and empowerment through education and, more specifically, sports. This is because Transnet Foundation aspires…

read more | 10-06-14

Transnet SAFA School of Excellence 2015 intake trials kick off

Every year the school identifies and enrolls talented young football players from rural and underprivileged communities across the country. It prepares them for a professional football career.  A total of 120 high school going boys will be selected to attend the prestigious school where they will receive a holistic education that focuses on formal academic competency, life skills training and football development. The school currently employs eight educators and four accredited coaching staff.

The search for talent has been underway throughout the nine provinces which include the Western Cape, Northern Cape, Kwa- Zulu Natal and most recently in the Free State. Many of the school’s graduates have gone on to play for clubs in the local Premier Soccer League and various leagues abroad. A number of these players have represented the national soccer team, Bafana Bafana, notably:


  • Steven Pienaar
  • Bernard Parker
  • Daine Klate
  • Jeffrey Ntuka
  • Bryce Moon
  • Masilo Modubi

Players who are interested in participating in the upcoming trials should bring along soccer boots and meals for the day. Registration is open between 7am and 11am.

  • Date:        2-3 August 2014
  • Time:      …

read more | 06-08-14



Saldanha (WC) Phelophepa 1 TAUNG (NW) Phelophepa 2

Starts: 22-09-14
Ends: 26-09-14

Life skills for orphaned youth : Class of 2014

Starts: 28-09-14
Ends: 02-10-14

Tournament Camp KZN

Starts: 04-10-14
Ends: 05-10-14

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