Tag Archives: Volunteers

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 – Tameryn and Anathi. Heart warming messages of thanks for their year on the programme from Ayabulelwa (Grade 4) and Aphile Kazima (Grade 2) J Here’s the real value of the Yebo programme! It […]

A fun start to the holidays! 18-21 June 2019

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Our six Year Beyond Programme tutors managed four days of holiday fun at Sophakama during these June holidays. In all, 136 learners participated in various activities including painting, cutting out, drawing and gluing. The weather played along and outdoor activities like soccer, netball and skipping were enjoyed by everyone. Other games included chess, UNO and […]

Year Beyond Training Week 2 inspires our Yebo Tutors! 10–14 June 2019

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As part of the Year Beyond Programme, our tutors attended their 2nd training week for the year. For this programme, we partner with the Western Cape Government’s Game Changers unit, which provides opportunities for young people to succeed in a 21st century society and economy. Six of these young people (tutors) then commit their afternoons […]

CALLING VOLUNTEERS TO READ WITH CHILDREN! MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

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We need volunteers for our English Literacy Programme at Sophakama Primary School in Dunoon. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12h15–14h00, every week during the school term. Good proficiency in English and regular attendance is necessary. Training and resources provided. Contact Tracy Farquhar (farquhar@telkomsa.net) or visit https://www.rogz.com/rogz-academy-books-and-beyond/