our mission

our mission

We enable young people to reach their full potential

We’re a youth development organisation that aims to empower young South Africans through our innovative programmes in education and skills development. Over a decade working in the social space has taught us to value transparency and sustainability ensuring our programmes are constantly evolving as we work towards systematic changes and deeper impact. Our mission is to assist youth as they journey from school into a career, empowering them to become part of the solution to end poverty and inequality.

our belief

Every young person should be given the opportunity to reach their potential.

our vision

Every young person should be given the opportunity to reach their potential.

our purpose

Every young person should be given the opportunity to reach their potential.

our partners

We see great value in building sustainable models with our beneficiaries and partners to ensure our programmes in education and skills development impact young lives in a lasting and meaningful way.

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corporate governance


The MRP Foundation is a Non-Profit and Public Benefit Organisation, established in 2005, to carry out the Social Investment initiatives for Mr Price Group. We strive to make a positive and lasting difference in the lives of young South Africans. Our main focus is on upliftment, especially of those less privileged, through education and skills development. NPO number: 053-536-NPO | Registered 6 March 2007

commitment statement

commitment statement

The MRP Foundation subscribes to sound values of good corporate governance and supports, where applicable, the principles and practices of the King Code of Governance for South Africa 2009 (King III).

mrp foundation mandate

The MRP Foundation operates in terms of a formal mandate, the purpose of which is to regulate how business is to be conducted by the committee in accordance with the principles of sound corporate governance.

Whilst the Foundation's Memorandum and Articles of Association outline its statutory duties, the mandate ensures that all committee members, acting on behalf of the Foundation, are aware of their duties and responsibilities as members and the various legislation and regulations affecting their conduct, and to ensure that the principles of sound corporate governance are applied in all their dealings in respect of, and on behalf of, the MRP Foundation.

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Email: info@mrpfoundation.com