Welcome to The Tiger Brands Foundation…


The Tiger Brands Foundation was established for broad based community impact, and will be for the benefit of non-fee paying schools, vulnerable groups in society as well as projects that promote sustainable livelihoods in the areas in which such non-fee paying schools exist.

To achieve this vision, the Foundation established an in-school breakfast feeding programme to complement the lunch provided by the Department of Basic Education – National Schools Nutrition Programme (NSNP). We work closely with the NSNP team in the selection of schools with strict criteria applied to each school prior to the in-school programme being implemented.

The Foundation also plays a strategic, co-ordination and delivery role in partnership with a number of stakeholders including but not limited to;

  • Department of Basic Education at a national, provincial and local level,
  • Departments of Agriculture, Social Development and Health,
  • Academic and research institutions,
  • Beneficiary schools, parents and community leaders,
  • Community-based agencies (delivery partners),
  • Funders/donors wishing to invest in food security,
  • Tiger Brands, the public and last but not least, the shareholders.

Tiger Brands allocates 5% (five per cent) of its dividends to the Foundation.

 

Nutrition Programmes

  • Working with partners to deliver and implement an in-school breakfast meal to learners, teachers and support staff which would serve as a complementary meal offering to the already existing National School Nutrition Programme.
  • Food sourcing will focus on working with local producers and investing in land/equipment for farmers to supplement the nutrition programmes with fresh produce, thereby generating a form of livelihood (not the initial area of focus for the Foundation)

 

A tribute to Madiba

Madiba’s commitment to education and children is unparalleled. His belief in the value of education and all learners’ potential lead him to call for the introduction of a primary school nutrition programme at non-fee paying schools…
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