Tag Archives: Volunteers

ROGZ ACADEMY JOINS COMMUNITY EFFORTS TO ALLEVIATE HUNGER IN DUNOON

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Mothers That Care, Boost Africa and Rogz Academy have joined efforts in an attempt to alleviate hunger in the Dunoon area. Groups from Mothers That Care, as well as others within the community, made sandwiches at home and delivered them to Karen Burns Oliveira, the founder of Mothers That Care. Even the kids got involved! […]

YEBO SELF-DEVELOPMENT CONTINUES DURING LOCK DOWN….

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What a journey we’ve had since lockdown!  Motivating Yeboneers and continuing with their self-development have been non-negotiables. The Yebo office has been amazing in supporting the Youth and all Implementing Partners/Mentors transition through the unknown. We were able to stay in contact with all 24 yeboneers and they have been doing the following: – Submitting […]

HELP2READ TRAINING FOR READING VOLUNTEERS

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Our reading volunteers on the English Literacy Programme received a full morning’s training from Anrika de Jager of Help2Read, a literacy organisation dedicated to helping children from disadvantaged communities learn to read. A fun icebreaker set the tone for a vibrant morning filled with insightful activities, which put us into the shoes of children learning […]

MOTHERS THAT CARE CHALLENGE THE USE OF PLASTIC BAGS!

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Mothers That Care, a group of local moms, have been making sandwiches for Grade R learners at Sophakama Primary School for the last 4 years. A number of these groups operate in different areas, providing sandwiches to numerous schools, educares and youth centres across the Table View, Parklands, Sunningdale, Atlantis and Dunoon areas. As part […]

READING VOLUNTEERS GET TOGETHER, 14 NOVEMBER 2019

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After a successful year of reading with our fifth group of learners on the English Literacy Programme, our wonderful group of volunteers recently enjoyed each other’s company and had an opportunity to chat. It’s always a pleasure to host these awesome people who offer their time generously every week to promote reading and comprehension skills […]

CERTIFICATE CEREMONY CELEBRATIONS FOR YEBO LEARNERS 12 NOVEMBER 2019

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Our Year Beyond Programme (YEBO) tutors celebrated their 2019 group of learners at a year-end Certificate Ceremony at Sophakama Primary School. This was also the tutors’ last day at the school, so it was a touching occasion for everyone. YEBO learners from Grades 1–4 were invited to join the ceremony, as well as the educators […]

YEBO LEARNERS VOICE THEIR THANKS

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Watch two Sophakama Primary Year Beyond Programme learners talk about how they feel about the Year Beyond Programme and their tutors, see end of post… Heart warming messages of thanks for their year on the programme from Ayabulelwa (Grade 4) and Aphile Kazima (Grade 2) Here’s the real value of the Yebo programme! It benefits […]