Building Lives

Through Education


Indigo Kulani Educational Foundation runs (10) key programmes that focus at assisting learners from various schools to excel in their education and careers:

Ten focus areas:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Read and Rise
  • Youth Life Skills / Personal Development
  • Career Guidance / Careers & Passion
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Mentorship
  • Bursaries
  • School infrastructure and basic needs
  • Educator/Volunteer/Principal Mentorship Programme



Indigo Kulani Educational Foundation refocused its strategy to adopt a more holistic approach to make sure our programmes are successful and developed a strategy spanning the period 2014 to 2016 where we would like to reach our goal and legacy by expanding into the rest of Africa by 2020, impacting a million students by 2052.

Our core areas are:

Careers & Talents,


For the foundation to grow and be successful in its endeavours, we recognise that starting our programmes in the early stages of a child’s schooling career is critical. Hence it forms core of our intent as a foundation and an organisation.

From Obstacles to Opportunities: Coming together to put “Kids First”

Indigo Kulani Educational Foundation was established in 2012 by Sibongile Manganyi-Rath, Executive Chairperson of Indigo Kulani Group. Her passion for giving back comes from her won background where she recognises the hardships of making it due to lack of resources, adequate guidance and mentorship.