KONG comes to visit Sophakama

By Yolande De Klerk | February 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

On our recent visit to Sophakama Primary we had KONG join us to see the progress at Sophakama Primary from the early days until now. Their last visit to the school was in 2014, way back when the new school building was still to be built. Following their visit in 2014 they donated 60 pairs […]

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YEBO Hits the Ground Running!!

By Yolande De Klerk | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Year Beyond Programme 2018 has begun once again at Sophakama Primary School. We have 5 new volunteers who have been selected by Action Volunteers Africa (AVA) and Rogz Academy Books and Beyond. The volunteers are between the ages of 18–25, with a Grade 12 certificate and good English and Maths results. They will be […]

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Reading starts again!!

By Yolande De Klerk | February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hugs, smiles and high fives welcomed us at Sophakama Primary School today when we started our reading sessions for 2018. These Grade 3 learners have been participating on the English Literacy Programme since July 2017 and have another 6 months to go. They spend a year working with their volunteer twice a week, practising their English […]

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Year Beyond programme helps young people

By Yolande De Klerk | January 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

There were nerves, fun and lots of laughs, as the three Year Beyond Programme volunteers from Sophakama, who passed their learners licences last year, began preparing for their driver’s licences. Neil, from Road Wise Driving Academy, put the girls at ease. “There is only one rule in my car … we don’t stress,” he told […]

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We have just received some news that is simply too exciting not to share.

By Yolande De Klerk | January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

We learnt yesterday that Partners for Possibility (PfP) was recently recognized by the international NGO Advisor amongst the top 100 NGO’s worldwide !!!! So we want to share this celebration with you and thank you for your role in empowering us along this journey. We are very pleased and proud of the fact that we […]

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Sophakama Primary school visit with Fritz Gerke

By Yolande De Klerk | November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was our privilege to take Fritz Gerke on a visit to Sophakama recently where he had the opportunity to meet and spend some time with Sabelo as well as many of the learners. Fritz is the ROGZ key account manager in Europe and has been an enthusiastic financial supporter of the ROGZ Academy for […]

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Farewell and good luck to our awesome 2017 YEBO Volunteers!

By Yolande De Klerk | November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sophakama Primary School YEBO volunteers ended their year by being treated to a 3D movie, Geo Storm, complete with popcorn and cooldrinks. Then they were off to a delicious meal at Moyo Blouberg at Eden on the Bay. A fantastic time was had by all! We will miss them, but we will keep in touch […]

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Graduation Ceremony for 2017 Year Beyond Programme filled with smiles and tears!

By Yolande De Klerk | November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 Year Beyond Programme Graduation Ceremony at Sophakama Primary School was a wonderful occasion. Shared with 99 learners, parents, teachers and our 6 superb volunteers, the ceremony on Thursday, 9 November, was a bittersweet event. Prayers and songs of thanks and joy were heard. Our learners read out loud and proud from their Shine […]

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Volunteers on English Literacy Programme celebrate the end of a successful year!

By Yolande De Klerk | November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Our volunteers on the English Literacy Programme ended their year with a lovely afternoon of bubbles and snacks. Volunteers used the time to chat and just hang out with this awesome group of people; the longer-standing volunteers who have become friends over time and the newer volunteers who had the chance to get to know […]

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Calling all 18–25 year olds – Make a difference and become a YEBO volunteer!

By Yolande De Klerk | November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Meet Raissa from Parklands, Table View, currently a 2017 Year Beyond (YEBO) volunteer at Sophakama Primary School in Dunoon. Before joining the Year Beyond Programme, she did not know what she was going to do after school. She says that when she joined the programme, her state of mind was very low. Gradually, however, she […]

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