Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Smiles and Christmas Cheer at 3 ECD Centres

By | November 24th, 2015|Early Childhood Development|

Smiles and Christmas cheer were abundant in the hearts of the young children from three of our Early Childhood Development centres we have been working with in the community of Philippi East during the past year. Thanks to the many items donated to SAEP throughout the year, spirits were lifted when we provided Christmas gifts [...]

Home visits allow us to better understand our learners’ individual needs.

By | November 20th, 2015|Cross Cutting, High School, Hope Scholars|

Home Visits are conducted for all new Grade 8 learners, giving Hope Scholars programme (HSP)  staff  the opportunity to further understand the learners’ social, academic and health backgrounds and their living conditions by visiting the learners’ homes and talking to a parent/primary caregiver. Many of our learners live in densely clustered informal settlements and some do not [...]

3 Things We’ve Learned about Environmentalism and Our Organisation

By | November 19th, 2015|Cross Cutting, Environment, Impact Centre|

By Katie Florian, SAEP Impact Centre At SAEP, learning is central to the work we do. After all, it’s what educational organisations are all about. But one of the things we’ve discovered in our 20 years in the business, is that in order to deliver excellent services, as staff and volunteers, we need to be [...]

One of our TSP Students is the LeadSA September Youth Hero

By | November 18th, 2015|Hope Scholars, Tertiary Support|

One of our students and an alumni of our Hope Scholars Programme, Aphiwe Mxabanisi, received the LeadSA September Youth Hero award. Aphiwe is currently a 1st year student at TSIBA, studying a Bachelor of Business Administration. Besides the cricket club that he is involved with, Aphiwe is very active in giving back. He and other ex-learners of [...]