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Message From The Director March 2019

Message from the Director May 2020

Welcome to our first newsletter for the year. 2020 is proving to be an unsettling year ahead with our country facing the global pandemic, COVID-19. We trust you are safe and will enjoy reading our latest achievements from the last quarter. This includes the remarkable performance of our 2019 Matric Class, National Teachers Awards, Kanana …

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10 Years of Development

10 years of Whole School Development

In August, Adopt-a-School Foundation celebrated 10 years of Whole School Development at Olifantsvlei Primary School with the Shanduka Group and staff.  Deputy Minister of Education, Enver Surty attended the occasion which recognised the transformation of this former farm school into a fully resourced school catering for the Eikenhof communities in the South of Johannesburg. Shanduka …

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Thuthuzekani Youth Press Team

Thuthuzekani Youth Press Team hits the red carpet at SA Fashion Week

The iSchool Africa Youth Press Team at Thuthuzekani Primary School has won the Flora TV Award and had the opportunity to showcase their media skills by interviewing local celebrities at South Africa Fashion Week this year.   The iSchool Africa programme, which Shanduka Foundation has sponsored in six adopted primary schools, provides learners with the platform …

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Shanduka Foundation

Shanduka Foundation celebrates 10 years of creating positive change

Stephen Lebere, Executive Director of Adopt-a-School Foundation and Mark Frankel, CEO of Shanduka Black Umbrella’s toast to Shanduka Foundation on their 10 year anniversary.  Shanduka Foundation has invested over R167 million in education and small business development over the past 10 years, directly impacting on the lives of over 740 500 individuals.

Building New Schools In KwaZulu-Natal

Building new schools in KwaZulu-Natal

Adopt-a-School Foundation is transforming three mud schools in KwaZulu-Natal as part of the Department of Basic Education’s Accelerated School Infrastructure Development Initiative.  Infrastructure is underway in two schools and the interventions for the third school are in design phase. This project began in May 2014 and the Foundation is currently building classrooms, two multimedia centres, …

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IDC hands over new infrastructure to adopted schools

On 2 October, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), Adopt-a-School Foundation and the Gauteng Department of Education handed over a new science laboratory to Moses Maren Mission Technical Secondary School.  This event represented the official handover of all the infrastructure projects completed to date.  In phase 2 of this adoption, 12 facilities have been successfully built …

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