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LIFE OF THE LATE

STANLEY NKOSI

The journey begins...

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Stanley (Stan) Nqobizizwe Nkosi was born on October 15, 1948, in Alcockspruit near Newcastle. He was one of seven children of Lillian Msewu and Abner Mpinkulu Nkosi. His father, who worked as a tailor, struggled to raise enough money for the education of his children. Stan Nkosi matriculated in 1967 at Morris Isaacson in Soweto. It was only after working for four years that he was able to proceed with his studies at the University of Zululand, graduating with a BProc degree in 1975. He later studied Public Policy and Development Administration at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1994.

He joined the ANC as an underground operative in the early 1970s working with George Nene, Kgalema Motlanthe, and Siphiwe Nyanda. Under interrogation while in detention in 1976, he admitted forming an ANC cell in Soweto and...

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Our roots

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Born in Apartheid South Africa, Stanley and Daphne Nkosi, witnessed the harrowing conditions that black South Africans had to endure, this awakened a passion for political and social activism in them. Their natural leadership qualities and values steered them to join the fight against this unjust system.

Their passion for empowerment, equality, moral regeneration, preservation of human dignity, economic transformation and  tangible change  of the quality of life; propelled the Nkosi’s to...

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This year in memory of Stan and Daphne Nkosi's daughter Zaza, the new Shop for Cause initiative have been launched. You are urged to participate, through donations.

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Our Foundation

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The Stanley and Daphne Nkosi Foundation is a non-profit organisation under the guidance of Mrs Daphne Mashile-Nkosi and family.

The Foundation believes that free women and men are genuinely self-governing, personally responsible human beings who are able to run their daily affairs with guidance and motivation.

The drive of changing people’s lives to help craft an independent human being is what motivates the foundations initiatives.

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Vision and Mission

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Vision

To instil lasting legacy of self worth, empowerment and good moral values, in a meaningful and measurable manner within families and communities through the empowerment of individuals to realise their full potential.

Mission

Empowering the lives of ordinary South Africans by investing in initiatives that focus on key factors producing emancipated South Africans, which in turn promote development and preservation of an African heritage, culture and moral value system.

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Objectives

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The objectives of the Stanley and Daphne Nkosi Foundation are to create initiatives that help mitigate the challenges faced by South Africans today. The initiatives are categorised by the following:

Women

Youth

Men

Community

Family

Organisations

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These Initiatives are aimed at empowering individuals, and in turn to integrate these newly emancipated individuals into their family structures and create a culture of self-governance and independence thereby creating self-sufficient communities.

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Zakithi Nkosi Haemotology

Centre of Excellence

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IN THE MEDIA

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