Education

 

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world”

- NELSON MANDELA

 
 
 

Hope School for the Disabled

The Foundation recently completed renovations to the girls’ residence. The renovations comprised maintenance and repair of the building and bathrooms to provide the students with more space, privacy and independence.

Current number of students impacted: 47

 
 
 
 
 
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Hope School for the Disabled

The Foundation recently completed renovations to the girls’ residence. The renovations comprised maintenance and repair of the building and bathrooms to provide the students with more space, privacy and independence.

Current number of students impacted: 47

 
 
 
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Bursaries

The Foundation funds and manages a bursary programme that sponsors students with extreme financial need and high academic potential.

There are currently ten students studying with funding from the Foundation.



Mahareng Secondary School

The Foundation sponsors an Asset-Based Community-driven Development programme at the school, which is based in Vanderbijlpark. The goal of the programme is to assist matric learners in creating a positive asset-based mindset, to enable them to deal with local social challenges facing them and achieve optimum results in the educational and career development spheres.

Current number of students impacted: 372

 
 
 

Salvazione Christian School

An independent primary school for underprivileged children, situated in Mayfair West, Johannesburg. The Foundation funded the purchase of a property adjacent to the primary school, which will accommodate the foundation phase learners once the property has been renovated. This will afford more space in the original school building for grades 4 – 7.

Current number of students impacted: 220



One School at a Time (“OSAAT”)

Through OSAAT, The Foundation sponsors Forte High School in Soweto. Funds donated to the school are channelled to projects such as PROJECT 100%, an extra lessons programme for all matric students aimed at continuously improving the matric pass rate of the school, as well as providing stationery, toiletries, and other consumables. Forte High achieved a matric pass rate of 91% in 2017.

Current number of students impacted: 2 073

 
 
 

Setlabotjha Primary School

The Foundation sponsors two programmes at the primary school:

a) Homework Support Programme: Through the READ organisation, this programme is aimed at improving the learners’ language and reading skills.

b) Field Band Foundation: Through participation in band activities, young people who might otherwise have little opportunity for constructive recreational activity, are taught the advantages of life skills such as commitment, competitiveness, teamwork, discipline and timekeeping. In so doing, the advantages of heightened self-esteem and associated self-confidence are inculcated. While teaching music, movement and dance is the core of the Field Band Foundation’s activities, band members also receive: HIV and Aids peer education, general education in social development, and specific life skills training.

Current number of students impacted: 372

 
 

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