Dan & Rose Qeqe Foundation

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Dan and Rose Qeqe Foundation is a registered community development foundation. it is a registered PBO, Section 21 Organisation.
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16 Irvine Street, Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth Central, gqeberha 6001

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Collegiate Girls High School (Sporting Department)

The Collegiate Girls’ High School was founded in 1874, and quickly adopted a tradition of academic excellence, which perfectly aligns with the foundation’s educational passion point. The girls’ high school has a proud culture of sports participation and sporting excellence, with a comprehensive and successful sporting programme covering many sporting options.

The girls high school compromise of a 5-pupil school governing body, chaired by Liesl Nienaber, viced by Craig Luckman, the treasure – Rob Preller, the secretary – Duncan Saayman, and the principal, Mrs. Louise Erasmus.  

We are in frequent contact with Mrs. Heather Dutton, the development & fundraising officer for the girl’s high school. Besides the day-to-day activities the school has, there are no upcoming events that the school will be partaking in.

Jacana Media

Jacana media is partnering with the foundation in promoting Dr. Siwisa’s book about Mr. Dan Qeqe.

 

They were ground-founded in 2002, producing books in the fields of arts, natural history, lifestyle, fiction, South African history, current affairs, memoirs, and fiction.

 

The foundation is in contact with Ms. Shay Heydenrych, Ms. Maggie Davey and Ms. Bridget Impey.

 

The board consists of the co-owner, Ms. Maggie Davey, the director Shay Heydenrych, Ms. Bridget Impey, Nadine Dirks, Jacob Lara, Kelly Mawa, Carol Broomhall, and Jack Martino. 

 

The media company is in alignment with our educational pillar, as they are particularly specific on books, which means they are very much for one’s personal educational growth. Having a depth perspective on everything allows you to be a very knowledgeable person, which the foundation is strongly for.

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Director of Sport and Recreation, Ms. Williams is direct communication with the foundation and aligns with the sporting pillar of the foundation.

Department of Sport

The mandate of the Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) is drawn directly from Schedules 4 and 5 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, which describe the functional areas of exclusive provincial legislative competence.

 

These include archives other than national archives, libraries other than national libraries, museums other than national museums, provincial cultural matters, provincial recreation and amenities and provincial sport.

 

The Department also has a role in supporting and monitoring local government with regards to amusement facilities, local amenities and local sports facilities, markets, municipal parks, and recreation facilities.

 

In response to this mandate, the aim of the Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation is to ensure access to, increased participation in, and transformation of the sport, arts, culture, and recreation sectors in a manner that yields optimum social and economic benefit for all in the province.

 

Also promotes nation-building and social cohesion among its people. In discharging its role, DSRAC operates using a corporate structure with a head office, and hubs in clusters. The DSRAC, strongly aligns with us in both the sporting and health/wellness pillar. We are in much admiration of the department’s efforts in ensuring that sports in played in the grassroots levels. The DSRAC is currently active in a programme that is aimed at promoting access to information, developing and sustaining a reading culture, regularising good records keeping and preservation of provincial heritage and social memory. It consists of the following 3 sub-programmes:

 

Management

To translate policies and priorities into strategies for effective service delivery and to manage, monitor and control performance.

 

Library Services

To render public library support services to the libraries of local authorities.

 

Archive Services

To provide effective archive services and record management.

Department of Health

The mission of the Eastern Cape Department of Health is to provide and ensure accessible, comprehensive, integrated services in the Eastern Cape, emphasising the primary health care approach, optimally utilising all resources to enable all its present and future generations to enjoy health and quality of life.


The primary business of the Department and health care service delivery is based on the following five strategic goals:

  • Facilitate a functional, quality-driven public health system that provides an integrated and seamless package of health services and is responsive to customer needs.
  • Combat and reduce the impact of TB and HIV/AIDS, with a special focus on preventing the emergence of drug-resistant strains.
  • Improve and strengthen the mother and child health services.
  • Combat and reduce diseases of lifestyle and mental conditions, and;
  • Enhance institutional capacity through effective leadership, governance, accountability, and efficient and effective utilisation of resources. Our health and wellness pillar came to existence through the department as Mme Rose Qeqe was a nurse. She understood the need for quality healthcare and wellness in the underprivileged areas.

David O’Sullivan

David O’Sullivan has been a radio and TV journalist for more than 30 years. He started his career at Capital Radio in 1982, where he rose to the position of News Editor, covering the fall of apartheid and the release of Nelson Mandela.


He worked as a foreign correspondent for a few international radio networks including Independent Radio News in London, Voice of America, and National Public Radio in the USA, 2GB in Australia and Newstalk ZB in New Zealand.


In 1991, he embarked on a law career, working for Webber Wentzel in their media law department and dealing with such clients as the Star, Pretoria News, Sowetan, BBC and Carte Blanche.


In 1995, he joined 702, where he stayed for the next 20 years. He worked in all on-air departments – news, sport and programming – and covered every significant news and sports event in South Africa. He hosted the prime-time Afternoon Drive show for 11 years.


He also presented live sport on SABC-TV from 2000 to 2011, anchoring the coverage of the Comrades Marathon, the Durban July, the J&B Met, both Olympic and Paralympic Games, and hosted a live rugby sports show ‘RuggaZone’.


After leaving 702, David worked on Carte Blanche’s coverage of the Oscar Pistorius trial and for Power FM. He then joined Kaya FM in 2017 to anchors the breakfast show and for which he won the Liberty Radio Award for ‘Best Breakfast Presenter’. His co-hosts now are veteran broadcaster Thabiso Sikwane and comedian Jason Goliath.


David has won numerous media awards, including two international awards for his coverage of the 1992 Bisho massacre, three ‘SAB Sports Journalist’ awards, four MTN Radio Awards for his’ Afternoon Drive Show’ on 702, and two ‘Liberty Radio Awards’.


We collaborated with Mr O`Sullivan in the interview of Dr Buntu Siwisa, and he is a great friend of the foundation. we are in direct with him, and we hope that our work with him continues as he plays a great role as an advisor to us.

Love-life

Love-Life is a youth focused HIV prevention initiative in South Africa. It is a nonprofit organisation that was founded in 1999, to reduce the rate of new infections in young people.

 

It works closely together with the Department of Health and other partners to fulfil its goals. We share a common purpose with the love life organisation as we look to provide quality health care and wellness to the underprivileged.

 

We are in contact with Ms Lulu Zwane, Mr Themba Zwane and Ms Janice Goliath, Love life representative in their respective offices. Their board of trustees is chaired by Doreen Kosi, deputed by Dr Onkgoposte Tabane. Dr Patrick Smythe (Chairperson – personnel and remuneration committee), Dr Lindelani Mkhize (Chairperson of the programs subcommittee), Mr Zweli Mhlontlo(chairperson of the governance, audit and risk subcommittee), Litha Kutta, and Maphalle Maponya.

NMU CANRAD Office

The Centre for the Advancement of Non-Racialism and Democracy (CANRAD) at Nelson Mandela University provides an intellectual and social space for debate on the complexities of post-apartheid South Africa as we seek to establish a new non-racial and democratic social and economic order. CANRAD is an initiative that meets with urgent regional, national, and global priorities and hopes to become a centre of excellence in critical scholarship on racism, non-racialism and democracy.

 

As a public institution – and one that derives its very name from the iconic former State President – the University deems itself socially obliged to be pro-active in this endeavour. Nelson Mandela University is a value-driven university working towards optimizing the potential of its internal and external communities for the sustainable development of the African continent. Accordingly, its Vision 2020 is “to be a dynamic African university, recognised for its leadership in generating cutting-edge knowledge for a sustainable future.” Drawing from the iconic former State President Nelson Mandela, the university adopted the values and principles of transformation and equity, respect for diversity, people-centeredness, student access, engagement, excellence, innovation, and integrity.

 

The historic establishment of political democracy in 1994 brought with it a new reality and hope to forge a society based on equity, non-racialism, and democracy. The Constitution of South Africa contains some of the world’s most progressive ideals and policy directives to restore human dignity and respect for all people, irrespective of ‘race’, class, gender, and nationality.

It proposes the fundamentals for dismantling the iniquitous social and economic relations of the apartheid past. However, South Africa, like many other nations in the world, continues to suffer from the socially constructed expressions of race and ethnic differences. The false idea of racial categorisation, a discontented heritage from colonialism, is proving to be a growing burden on nation states and ordinary people vis-à-vis conflict, violence, and dehumanisation. This questionable condition has also found prominent spaces in discourse, cultural theory, and ideological choices. Hence, a duality has come to exist in the world, where some people engage in celebrating race and identity, while others are attempting to reconstruct the basic humanity of all people.

 

The reconstruction process, in particular the abstractions of human dignity, respectfulness, and hospitality, cannot be achieved wholly by protocols or policy statements. It requires a process of engagement, which must stand upon people’s episteme and cultural consciousness to both learn and unlearn approaches, attitudes, and behaviours.

 

Accordingly, a system of deliberate compacts must come to bear over the environment, including the academic environment. We are in contact with Mr Allan Zinn, former director of the department, and Ms Nhlakanipho Mahlangu, research intern and Ms Samantha Booysen. They align perfectly with the educational pillar of the foundation as they strongly advocate for inclusion and non-racism.

Kolisi Foundation

The organisation was founded by Siya & Rachel Kolisi in March 2020, with a vision to change the narrative of inequality for people in vulnerable and under- resourced communities in South Africa.


The Kolisi Foundation board is represented by Siya, and Rachel Kolisi, alongside Mahlatse Mashua, Andrew Muir, Ziyanda Ntshona and Hannah Sadiki (chairperson).


We align perfectly with the Kolisi Foundation as we both look to fight against inequalities for the under resourced and underprivileged. The Kolisi Foundation is busy promoting Siya Kolisis book, Rise and other humanitarian projects. We, as the Foundation, are in contact with Siya Kolisi.

 

The Kolisi Foundation is currently active in the SIYAPHAKAMA project. This project is named after co-founder Siya Kolisi and his mother, Phakama. ‘Siyaphakama’ means “We Are Rising”. This project seeks to address the multitude of challenges facing township youth by creating a tailor-made programme to address physical education, malnutrition, academic education, life skills and youth employment.

Holistically to help children and youth exit the poverty cycle and become active, positive contributors to society. The project is a collaborative initiative between the Kolisi Foundation, Ubuntu Pathways, United through Sport, and KaziBantu, with a mission to help develop healthy, active, emotionally, and academically stronger children while contributing to the broader development of the Zwide Community and beyond.

 

Six schools have been identified in Zwide and will be supported on an ongoing basis as the Kolisi Foundation Education and Sports flagship project.

The Kolisi Foundation also hosts a Connect with our current collaboration partners each month. This initiative aims to bring different organisations together in one room to connect, share and engage once a month. As community builders and NPO organisations, we value the power of collaboration. Working together creates the capacity to serve and further empower the communities these organisations operate.

 

Another project is, The FOM x Kolisi (Zwide Edition) a partnership between Freedom of Movement, Siya Kolisi, Kolisi Foundation and the Millennium Trust. This collection will help fund a sports infrastructure project for the youth in Siya’s hometown of Zwide in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Mlangeni Foundation

The June & Andrew Mlangeni Foundation has its roots in Dube Soweto, where June Mlangeni resided while her husband was in prison.

 

June started caring for the elderly in Dube, by making them clothes and preparing meals for them. Many years later, this very humble act has evolved into the June & Andrew Mlangeni Foundation, which was established by Andrew Mlangeni in honour of his wife following her passing.


To build a self-sustainable, world class community-based organisation that is capable of a meaningful and lasting contribution towards the socio-economic development of our country.


To contribute financial and non-financial resources towards the development of human capital, primarily for the benefit the disadvantaged communities.


The foundation aligns perfectly with us, in each passion point they represent. We have a solid relationship with the Mlangeni family/foundation. They trustees to the foundation are Malose Fran Kekana, William Deehan McNell, Pro Hlengiwe ,Buhle Mkhize , Dr Andrew Mlangeni, Thakali William Mlangeni, Adv Peter Tshisevhe , Sello Mashao Rasethaba , Fikile April Mbalula, Dominic Ntsekhe.

T-Rex Digital

T-Rex Digital is in charge of both African Enterprise Network and the Dan & Rose Qeqe Foundation’s digital space and content creation.

They were founded in 2017, With the belief that everyone deserves to have themselves, their business or their organization represented online.

We are in direct contact with Mr Thabiso, owner of the organization.

JIAS

The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is an institute based at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Although only launched in May 2015 as the first fully-fledged institute for advanced learning in Gauteng, South Africa’s economic and political heartland, JIAS has grown to be one of the leading institutes of its kind based in the African continent. Its purpose is to promote advanced research in the humanities and natural sciences, beyond the regular teaching and research activities at institutions of higher learning.

 

JIAS aims to create the conditions in which scholars can deliver cutting-edge interdisciplinary thought and research at the highest academic level. This is done by reaching beyond the regular teaching and research routines of contemporary higher education, and by encouraging collaborative scholarly cooperation in both the humanities and natural sciences. In 2020, a new Advisory Board (AB) was appointed to provide oversight and strategic guidance on the mandate and activities of JIAS. Led by the former President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr. Kgalema Motlanthe, members of the AB are drawn from various academic disciplines and sectors of society from South Africa and abroad. They include physicists, engineers, mathematicians, historians, novelists, poets, social scientists, and business and social entrepreneurs. The University of Johannesburg is immensely grateful that they have agreed to dedicate their precious time to provide their expertise, wisdom, leadership, and vision to JIAS.

We are in direct contact with Dr Bongani Nqulunga, the deputy director of the institute, and Dr Buntu Siwisa, the author of the Dan Qeqe book. They align with the foundations educational pillar, as their name is very self-explanatory.

African Enterprise Network

African Enterprise Network is a consulting business that brings sustainable solutions for your business. We formulate strategic business initiatives that add value to the growth of your business as well as uplift social circumstances by leveraging extensive experience in BBBE Consultancy, Enterprise Advisory, Training & Development and Corporate Finance.

 

They provide the foundation with learning programmes for all our pillars, more especially educational programmes. Mrs Tundube, the managing member of the organisation, also sits as the managing director to the foundation. Afro enterprise is currently active in training programmes for different companies that they associate with. Mrs & Mr Tundube sit on the board of the organization.