Tag Archives: Arts & Culture

Back to reading for our final term with this group of learners!


It’s hard to believe that our final term with this group of Grade 3 learners has arrived! The year with them has absolutely flown by. It’s been wonderful to watch them grow and hear their English improve and we look forward to our final few weeks with them. Interested volunteers can contact Tracy on farquhar@telkomsa.net

Art is on its way to Sophakama thanks to CCDI!


Sophakama Primary School was chosen to pilot an art programme as part of the Year Beyond Programme. This art pilot will run in addition to the academic programmes already offered on the Year Beyond Programme. It began today with 11 potential volunteers. Ranging between the ages of 18 and 25, all from Dunoon and all previous Sophakama […]

The Magic sound of Africa

piano donation edit 3 (Custom)

Hi there Roggerz and Academy supporters, We were treated to a very special event on Friday as Sophakama took ownership of a piano to accompany the school choir. This generous donation came from Callie Lewis from Books and Beyond. The piano originally belonged to Callie’s late mother, Barbara, who was also passionate about education. The […]

Shoes Donation


Following the KONG visit to the school where the choir sang for them, they donated their last Rands to Bruti to see how many pairs of shoes he could secure for the choir kids. Bruti used his old cobbler connections to secure 60 pairs of Buccaneer shoes which were handed over today. Huge thanx to John […]