MANDELA DAY:

ICHIKOWITZ FOUNDATION LAUNCHES CREATIVE ARTS PARTNERSHP FOR EMPOWERMENT OF SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS IN ALEXANDRA

SCULPTING OUR FUTURE

FOUNDATION HIGHLIGHTS

MANDELA 100

TRIBUTE BY IVOR ICHIKOWITZ

A TRIBUTE TO
WINNIE MADIKIZELA MANDELA
1936 - 2018


Discover the African Oral History Archive.

A CHEETAH'S TALE

ROYAL BATTLE TO SAVE CATS FROM RED LIST

ANTI POACHING

AFRICA'S WAR ON RHINO POACHING

#IAMCONSTITUTION

A NATION WIDE CAMPAIGN

IT'S A FINE LINE

A HISTORICAL MULTI-MEDIA EXPERIENCE

WORLD TOUR FOR UNITY

EUROPEAN UNION’S EUROPE FEST 2015

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AFRICAN YOUTH SURVEY 2020

The Rise of Afro-Optimism

Ivor Ichikowitz founded the
ICHIKOWITZ FAMILY FOUNDATION in 2010.

Ivor is a South African Industrialist and Philanthropist with a passion for Africa and its people.

In his foundation, he carries forward a long family tradition of innovation, entrepreneurship and community engagement.

It is this background that drives his commitment to the development of young people through educational, environmental and cultural initiatives.

PROJECTS

FOCUS AREAS

CITIZENSHIP

Advancing and building the institutions and practice of democracy

CONSERVATION

Promoting personal, communal, and corporate best practice in matters affecting the environment

HERITAGE

Creation of the AFRICAN ORAL HISTORY ARCHIVE, a heritage portal designed to create a history that will be accessible in perpetuity.

LATEST NEWS

PRESS RELEASE

February 20, 2020

Largest of its kind Youth Survey reveals rising Afro-Optimism and Afro-Capability driven by entrepreneurship, post-colonial mindset, digital technologies and shared African identity

  • 48% choose stable governments over democracy
  • 75% feel they positively change their communities through their work
  • 79% believe that Wi-Fi access should be a fundamental human right
  • 67% say ‘fake news’ is impacting their ability to stay informed
  • Donald Trump, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are the leaders who will have the greatest impact over the next five years