The Tiger Brands Foundation was established for broad based community impact, and will be for the benefit of non-paying schools, vulnerable groups in society as well as projects that promote sustainable livelihoods in the areas in which such non-paying schools exist. To achieve this vision, the Foundation plays a funding, thinking, co-ordination and delivery role in partnership with a number of stakeholders including but not limited to;
Department of Education at a national, provincial and local level,
Departments of Agriculture, Social Development and Health,
Academic and research institutions,
Beneficiary schools, parents and community leaders,
Community-based agencies (delivery partners),
Funders/donors wishing to invest in food security,
Tiger Brands, the public and last but not least, the shareholders.
Tiger Brands allocates 5% (five per cent) of its shares to the Foundation.
Fishing deal with China would settle maritime dispute Philippines
A joint fishing agreement reportedly being discussed between China and the Philippines is deemed a significant step forward in the relations between the two countries after an old maritime sovereignty dispute.