South African Education and Environment Project  
We are currently accepting applications to enrole in our Bridging Year programme for 2015If you are interested in applying to be accepted into the programme this year, please DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM and return it along with the other required documentation by 31 January 2015. We look forward to receiving your applications!



The South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP) empowers young people who are neglected by South Africa's education system. Through tutoring, enrichment and support, we give impoverished learners the tools to reach their potential and uplift their communities.

» Read our 2013 Annual Report here.


Our projects have developed in response to community needs to help the next generation build academic and life skills, prepare for and succeed in higher education and employment, and contribute as leaders to South Africa's economic and social development.

» Learn more about how we serve.


For twenty years, we have relied on the generous support of donors and volunteers worldwide.

» Learn how you can help.


» Watch a short film about our Bridging Year Programme from Missing Piece Films on Vimeo.


Good News from SAEP

16 Jan 2015
Getting Back to BasicsThe dust has begun to settle after all the excitement surrounding the 2014 matric results, which were released Monday the 6th of January, and harsh realities are sinking in for many students...
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4 Nov 2014
Students from SAEP's Environmental Programme at Siyazakha Primary School in Philippi, Cape Town, joined Hanli Prinsloo and Peter Marshall from The I am Water Conservation Trust to conduct a beach cleanup from Kalk Bay to...
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3 Nov 2014
SAEP would like to commend the Department of Trade and Industry and the National Lotteries Board on some positive proposed amendments that, if implemented correctly, will certainly improve the functioning of the NLDTF and civil society’s access...
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31 Oct 2014
Tyco Cares Day, Sponsored by Tyco and ADT was held on 16 October at Intsebenziswano Secondary School in Philippi, Cape Town.   The Cape Town team of ADT Teach -  Nqobani Nkala, Cebo Gqadushe and Sean Wilson...
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1 Oct 2014
Dauphin Human Design Group, a leading global brand specialising in office seating solutions, have donated over 380 chairs that were initially ear marked for use at the 2010 World Cup banquets to The South African Education...
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SAEP is a National Lottery Foundation beneficiary

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to find out about other projects supported by the NLDTF.


SAEP is an Impumelelo Waward Winner   The Independent Code   SAEP is a Stars Impact Award 2012 Runner Up


I became involved with SAEP when I volunteered at Noncedo Educare. Because of this experience, I felt empowered and encouraged to open my own educare.
- Constance, Thandolwethu Educare principal

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