Phatisa Foundation

AN AFRICAN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Complementing Phatisa’s private equity impact investing initiatives and beyond

Goldtree African Paediatric Fellowship Programme Friends of Hwange Ocean Sole

The Foundation is in its fourth year of operations, and in 2019 we will continue to support the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative, Friends of Hwange and focus on plastic waste management in and around the Phatisa investment portfolio across Africa.

OBJECTIVE AND FOCUS

THE RELIEF OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND POVERTY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

  • To directly impact projects in Phatisa’s private equity investment sectors of agriculture, food or housing
  • To facilitate water delivery and distribution to communities in rural areas
  • To work towards protection of the environment through carbon sequestration and reduction in emissions
  • To protect natural ecosystems distressed by agriculture and people encroachment (flora and fauna)
  • To support children under the age of ten years in terms of nutrition, shelter, health and education
  • To promote African culture and tradition

2016 – 2019

PROJECTS

Pan-African – African Paediatric Fellowship Programme and Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative (2016 – 2019)
Hwange, Zimbabwe – solar water project (2016 – 2019)
Nairobi and Malindi, Kenya – beach flip-flop recycling (2017- 2019)
Nairobi, Kenya and Johannesburg, South Africa – single-use plastic clean-ups and awareness leaflet distribution campaigns (2017 & 2018)
Daru, Sierra Leone – potable water delivery (2016 – 2019)
Kamfer Dam, South Africa – lesser flamingo rescue (2019)
Phatisa Carbon Offset Initiative – carbon-neutral project (2016 – 2019)
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
PHATISA FOUNDATION AND CARBON NEUTRAL INITIATIVE - Multiple African Countries