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2017 – My lectures at Zisukhanyo Secondary

By | April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Since 2001, when Norton Tennille offered me to teach a class of grade 9s at Sinethemba High School, I had the feeling that the field of Arts was a truly important medium for hope and mind opening for the townships under-privileged schools. Year after year of volunteering work in these schools, it was confirmed by [...]

SPP learners at Edith Stevens Wetlands Park

By | April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Outings give our children the experience of hands on learning in an environment away from their normal school and community surrounds. The Siyakhathala Primary programme organised an outing for the Grade 4 learners from Siyazakha Primary School to the Edith Stevens Wetlands Park – an interesting and insightful natural biodiversity area that sits in the [...]

We are hiring a Fundraising Officer

By | April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

SAEP seeks to recruit a Fundraising Officer, based in Cape Town. The successful candidate will join our fundraising team to work on a wide range of fundraising tasks, including prospect research, proposal writing, donor reporting, individual fundraising and campaigns.  Report to: SAEP’s Development and Fundraising Manager Salary:  R12 000 to R14 000 depending on qualifications and experience. Closing date for [...]

Making an impact through mentoring students

By | March 2nd, 2017|Tertiary Support|

Sikho Stungu finished her studies with flying colors despite the challenges she faced. Sikho attributes her success to the support she received from her mentor who motivated her to overcome her challenges and excel academically Here is Sikho’s story on her inspirational journey in the Tertiary Support mentorship programme The Tertiary Support mentorship [...]

Welcome to our new team members!

By | February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

  Mpilo Khumalo has joined SAEP as a Coordinator for our Hope Scholars programme. Mpilo was born in Soweto (Gauteng) and relocated to Zimbabwe where he lived with his grandmother. He completed his primary, secondary and tertiary studies in Zimbabwe and moved back to South Africa in search of greener pastures. Mpilo holds Honours in [...]

SAEP continued making a difference in 2016!

By | December 13th, 2016|ADT Teach, Arts, Bridging Year, Early Childhood Development, Fundraising and events, Hope Scholars, Primary school, Tertiary Support|

What an exciting year it’s been! We have seen significant positive outcomes across all our programmes, culminating in year-end graduation and celebration events with our beneficiaries. We are proud to share this year’s highlights with you as 2016 comes to a close. We started 2016 with the anticipation of growing our newly-introduced Siyakhathala Primary programme [...]

SAEP Interns Make a Difference in SA

By | October 18th, 2016|Early Childhood Development, General news|

This October SAEP was lucky enough to have not one, but two extraordinary interns join our Early Childhood Development (ECD) team.  We interviewed them here to find out more about their experiences. *** Viathou Bijleveld, 23. Tell us a little about yourself... Where are you from and what are you studying? For the past four [...]

Connecting Parents and Children: SAEP Encourages Active Parenting

By | September 19th, 2016|Arts, Early Childhood Development, Foundation phase, General news, High School, Hope Scholars, Primary school|

More important than income or social standing, having a parent or guardian that is involved in their education is a key factor in predicting children’s school success. Responding to requests from our young beneficiaries to have their parents play a more active role in their school and personal lives; SAEP recently held a collaborative parents' [...]

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