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Highlights

Deutsche Bank SA volunteers helping to unlock learners’ potential

March 2017 | Mellvile

 
Friday March 3, 2017 saw Deutsche Bankers return to school for a morning to give back to the Sparrow Foundation School that provides remedial and special needs education. The volunteers participated in a range of fun education activities from science laboratories and chess games through to creating 3D art pieces. “It was humbling to see how cheerful and positive the kids were despite the challenges that they have to face on a day to day basis” commented Jo McClure from the Financing and Solutions Group, who went on to say: more

Deutsche Bank South Africa’s Charity Trading Day exceeds expectations

November 2016 | Sandton

 

 
Deutsche Bank South Africa’s 17th annual Charity Trading Day, a recognised market event, raised over ZAR 3 million for the bank’s charity partners on November 16, 2016. Thanks to the energetic, determined equities team, backed up with two local sports celebrities - Joel Stransky and Louis Meintjes - the bank continues to drive positive change in its local communities – all made possible with the incredible loyalty and support from clients. more 

Deutsche Bank South Africa Staff Charity lunch raises funds and hope for charity

September 2016 | Sandton
               

 
Over ZAR160,000.00 was raised through the participation of Deutsche Bank South Africa staff at the charity lunch – a fun, fundraising event where senior managers turned waiters competed to raise the most tips, serving staff a decadent three course meal which was followed with a fun interactive auction – the proceeds, which are matched by the Deutsche Bank South Africa Foundation, are going to one of Deutsche Bank SA’s Born to Be education partners: Brainwave Careers. more

2016 Mandela Day

July 2016 | Sandton

 
Deutsche Bank volunteers pack food parcels for pre-schoolers with Stop Hunger Now. On Monday, July 18, the date which is also known as the annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela was celebrated by SA Deutsche Bankers volunteering their 67 minutes packing food parcels for pre-schoolers with Stop Hunger Now. About 65 staff members participated reaching the target of 15,000 meals ensuring at least 57 pre-schoolers receive one solid meal a day for a year. more

2016 Youth Citizenship Action Programme Championship

July 2016 | Pretoria

 
Youth Citizenship Action Programme Championship On Saturday, July 23, 2016, Deutsche Bank South Africa Foundation`s Born To Be project partner, Empowervate, hosted their seventh annual Youth Citizens Action Programme (Y-CAP) national championship. The final competition is a culmination of smaller provincial competitions where eighteen finalist Primary and Secondary Schools are selected out of 400 participating schools, one from each of the nine Provinces in South Africa. more

Kemang Wa Lehulere is Artist of the Year 2017

 April 2016 | Germany

 

 

South African artist Kemang Wa Lehulere is Deutsche Bank's new "Artist of the Year" 2017. He will present his first institutional solo exhibition in Germany at the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle in Berlin in spring 2017. “Kemang Wa Lehulere is a refined artist of the highest order. He explores the relevance of the artistic gesture in post-Apartheid South Africa. more

2016 Little Artists School Exhibition

May 2016 | Sandton

 

Deutsche Bank South Africa, through its foundation, once again co-hosted the Little Artists School exhibition at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Over 150 artworks were on display, and between the opening night exhibition and auction, over R300,000.00 was raised, through the generosity of clients and employees, in support of the artists and the school. more

2016 Winter Drive
June 2016 | Diepsloot

 
On June 10 2016, South African Deutsche Bankers, together with the Deutsche Bank South Africa Foundation partner Brainwave Careers, distributed over 1,200 school winter warmer sets to children at Diepsloot's Basa Primary School as part of its local winter drive. Thanks to the generosity of Deutsche Bank staff pledges, matched by the foundation, Sparrow Schools will also receive the beanie, gloves and scarf sets. more
 

 

 

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