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SAEP celebrates the success of TSP alumni – Aphiwe Mxabanisi

By |2019-06-22T21:14:46+00:00June 22nd, 2019|ADT Teach, Bridging Year, Hope Scholars, Tertiary Support|

At our Annual General Membership meeting in May, we were fortunate to hear an inspiring story of one of our Tertiary Support Programme alumni, Aphiwe Mxabanisi. Aphiwe was a student of Zizukhanyo Secondary School in Philippi and was part of not one but four of our learning programmes - Hope Scholars and ADT teach while [...]

Bush Radio interviews our Tertiary Success programme

By |2019-06-07T07:52:03+00:00June 9th, 2019|Bridging Year, General news, Tertiary Support|

Our Bridging Year and Tertiary Support programmes were featured recently on Bush Radio.  SAEP alumni now tertiary success programme coordinator Nosisa Mhlati explained to the audience the importance of providing extended support to students in order for them to succeed at tertiary level.  Students from under-resourced schools don't have the same level of competence in [...]

Help us realise Sandiso’s dream – “A real home with a real address” for his family

By |2019-04-16T13:27:26+00:00February 1st, 2019|Bridging Year, Fundraising and events, General news, Tertiary Support|

Sandiso was an SAEP bridging year student in 2010 and went on to study sports management and then marketing. Since then he has spent a great deal of time in our offices, studying, helping out and befriending staff and students. We are deeply saddened that someone with so much potential, who was making his way [...]

2019 Bridging Year Programme applications now open

By |2019-04-16T13:32:19+00:00January 9th, 2019|Bridging Year, General news|

Congratulations to all of the 2018 matriculants!  SAEP has opened applications for our 2019 Bridging Year Programme. So if you didn't get the results you were hoping for and would like to improve them this year, this programme might be for you.  Download the application form here and email to byp@saep.org  (applications close on the [...]

Rest in Peace Sandiso

By |2019-04-16T13:29:36+00:00December 12th, 2018|Bridging Year, General news, Tertiary Support|

The whole SAEP family has been in shock over the past week after hearing about one of our most well-known and much loved students, Sandiso Ndinisa’s death last weekend. Sandiso was a bridging year student in 2010 and went on to study sports management and then marketing. Since then he has spent a great deal [...]

Looking back over the last year – 2018 Overview

By |2019-04-16T13:30:50+00:00November 30th, 2018|Bridging Year, Early Childhood Development, General news, Hope Scholars, Impact Centre, 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 2018 comes to a close. From all of us at SAEP, we would like to extend our immense [...]

Students share about their community service experiences

By |2017-11-28T10:58:28+00:00November 28th, 2017|Bridging Year, Tertiary Support|

L - R Athini, Sisipho & Neo receiving their community service awards at graduation November 2017 Students share about their community service experiences Our Bridging Year programme prepares recent matriculants for tertiary education. We work with young people from under-resourced backgrounds who haven’t achieved the final school marks required to gain entry into [...]

What a way to end off the Youth Month!

By |2017-07-04T12:12:25+00:00July 4th, 2017|Bridging Year, General news|

                            During youth month, SAEP’s Bridging Year students watched a documentary based on the 1976 Soweto Uprising during their critical thinking workshops. Many of the students were not fully aware of what had taken place, and rather viewed the day as “just [...]

SAEP continued making a difference in 2016!

By |2016-12-13T14:17:31+00:00December 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 [...]

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