The Isipani Foundation was incorporated in 2014 as a non-profit company with an effective shareholding of 15% in Isipani Construction.  The Isipani Foundation functions as a non-profit company whose aim is to advance socio-economic improvement of predominantly previously disadvantage individual beneficiaries through various public benefit activities.

Such public benefit activities include:

  • Infrastructure development projects to address needs in education provision.
  • Infrastructure development projects to provide healthcare services to poor and needy persons.
  • Enterprise and entrepreneurship development through support to emerging micro enterprises in the construction sector.
  • Skills development training for unemployed persons with the purpose of enabling them to obtain employment within the construction sector.
  • The Foundation may also become involved in environmental initiatives such as rehabilitation and protection of indigenous flora and fauna, as well as education projects to raise awareness of the need for conservation; and
  • The provision of funds, assets, services, or other resources by way of donation to a public benefit organisation or body carrying on public benefit activities.
  • Any contribution towards Isipani Foundation will be recognised as Socio – Economic Development contribution in terms of the BBBEE codes of Good Practice.  The contribution will also be tax deductible in the hands of donors in terms of and subject to the limitations prescribed in section 18A of the Income Tax Act of 1962.

Some of Isipani Foundations projects includes the following:

  • New classroom at the Groenheuwel Primary School
  • Paving at the Prestwick School
  • New reception area at New Orleans School
  • Paving at Koinonia Community Centre
  • Covid-19 relief efforts throughout lockdown, to the communities of Paarl and Mbekweni.
  • Isipani Foundation provided food parcels to the Amstelhof, Groenheuwel and Mbekweni communities.
  • Isipani Foundation collaborated with Freedom of Movement (FOM), Siya Kolisi Foundation, Mbekweni Youth Centre, Alive Foundation and Drakenstein Municipality to ensure the resurfacing of the Rugby Field in Mbekweni. This initiative that offer the youth of surrounding communities a safe place to nurture their talents and empower themselves through physical activity.