About Us

The Takla Foundation aims to assist individuals and communities in a range of areas of need - primarily sport, health care and social upliftment programs. The Takla Foundation is committed to an honest nurturing relationship with participants of the various programs it gets involved with. Opportunities are created for individuals who otherwise would not afford and/or therefore not have access. Funding is obtained through corporate and individual donations from across the globe. View Beneficiaries



Marathon Runners' Program

The Takla Foundation identifies athletes with potential to succeed drawn from under-privileged communities in South Africa and work within a training camp/hostel environment providing a full range of support to enhance athletic performance as well as assist in creating a path for post competition.

International & Local Sports Tours

The benefits of travel are enormous and includes amongst others; improving social and communication skills, assists in getting creative and original thoughts, broadens your horizons, boosts confidence, gets you real-life education, creates lifetime memories, allows you to have broader friendships and networks, etc. Travel is very expensive, pretty much taking it out of reach for under-privileged people who have a primary goal of survival.
The Takla Foundation through its well established networks will organise cricket tours abroad to countries like India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, UK, Australia. Local sports tours will also be organised for school children from under-privileged communities giving them an opportunity to explore South Africa through sport. Focus sports include; Football, Basketball, Cross Country.

Sports Vision Program

The Sports Vision Program is designed to identify visual impairments and also enhance concentration, peripheral and coordination skills in youth.

IBS Support And Contact Centre

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine. The major types of IBD are Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis. The IBD Support and Contact Centres will be located in areas easily accessed by underprivileged communities offering advice and education on the diseases.

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"A garden was one of the few thing in prison that one could control. To plant a seed, watch it grow, to tend it then harvest it, offered a simple but enduring satisfaction. The sense of being the custodian of this small patch of earth offered a taste of freedom."

Nelson Mandela