SCHINDLER'S ATTORNEYS have come on board as our legal partner, supporting us in setting up the Foundation and ensuring we are well on our way to #beingthechange
LEAD MARKETTING PARTNERS
NUTT CREATIVE CONSULTANTS are our creative partners, inspiring us all with their beautiful designs, look and feel, and open hearted approach to supporting a foundation in its infancy. They truly share our passion for human potential!
THE SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL are supporting Dr Coetzee and Prof Gray through scientific collaborations and medical innovations.
FISCAL OVERSIGHT & DONATIONS
THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND (WITS) FOUNDATION to enable our corporate donors obtain a appropriate tax exemption certification (Section 18A).
Dr. Coetzee and her team are based at the PERINATAL HIV RESEARCH UNIT. While legal structures are being formalised for the African Potential Foundation, all projects will be managed under the PHRU, a division of the WHC.
Funds will be managed through the WITS HEALTH CONSORTIUM (WHC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of the Witwatersrand. All donations will be 100% accounted for using WHC processes.
The FirstRand SPIRE (SA PANDEMIC INTERVENTION AND RELIEF EFFORT) fund is a key supporting partner of the African Potential Foundation’s #HerosWearMasks campaign. This campaign is aimed at rapidly providing masks for millions of impoverished people in COVID-19 hotspots.
THEOFFSIDE have come on board to manage our media campaign and ensure we have a sufficient supply of creative genius at all times
S’innamon PR & Communications are providing invaluable support to our media and marketing campaign, reaching out to corporate South Africa, social influencers and the like to ensure this movement is a success
ALPHABET SOUP is a media consultancy specialising in all elements related to media strategy, media planning and media buying in the areas of above-the-line, below-the-line, internet, media sponsorships, promotions and non-traditional media
SCIENTIFIC & INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALISTS
Headed by the Prof Francois Venter, EZINTSHA have provided infectious disease input to our #heroeswearmasks campaign and other public health work undertaken by the African Potential Foundatoin
TRADINGHOUSE have supported #heroeswearmasks through meeting our requirements for a well made, well fitting, adjustable mask. They have 6,500 seamstresses, with access to over 100,000 seamstresses, cutters and packers. Together we are saving lives and livelihoods.
OUR CORPORATE HEROES
MENTIS TRADING are our first corporate hero. They not only masked up their entire staff compliment, but masking up their staff's households too. They also support the African potential Foundation through a CSR partnership
Preuss und Preuss are a German-based design firm that created the original #heroeswearmasks infographic that has inspired our infographic, look and feel for the #heroeswearmasks movement. They kindly shared their work with us and are watching with baited breath as Africa take up the call to action
DESIGNER MASK MANUFACTURERS
10 MILLION MASKS is a South African-based NPO geared to supporting the cottage industry mask-making movement. They have been fundamental in testing and establishing some of the principals around mask manufacturing and supporting small businesses
MSF/DOCTORS WITHOUT BOARDERS have come on board to support distribution, and to share learnings on COVID hotspots & high risk transmission areas. They will support distribution in Khyalitsha, Western Cape
The PERINATAL HIV RESEARCH UNIT, has provided community support to Soweto and surrounding areas since 1996. They provide free clinical services including antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis to some highly vulnerable communities. They will support distribution across: Soweto, Ennerdale, Lenasia and other surrounding high risk locations in Gauteng; Klerksdorp, North West; Botshabelo Free State; and Polokwane, Waterberg, Vhembe, Limpopo
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