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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Creative gazettes for Adopted High Schools

Four adopted high schools namely, Eketsang High School, Glen Cowie Secondary School, Siwali High School and Mariazell High School have engaged in a programme that encourages learners to improve their use of English. In this programme, learners write, design, edit and use all creative elements available to produce a quarterly gazette. The service provider, Mine […]

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Architecture for Social Gain

Construction company, Saint-Gobain, has partnered with Adopt-a-School Foundation to implement special education-focused campaigns in celebration of their 350th anniversary. In addition to infrastructure development for three schools on the outskirts of Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg, the main element of the celebrations include The Architecture for Social Gain Awards. This competition aimed to recognise and […]

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Mobile optometry clinics to rural schools

In July, Adopt-a-School Foundation and Doctor Dire Thomas facilitated a visual support programme at Maiketso Primary School situated in the rural outskirts of Taung, Northwest. Maiketso Primary School is one of the nine primary schools adopted in 2014 by the Industrial Development Corporation. There is little access to social welfare and health care services in […]

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A new purpose for The Color Run

Adopt-a-School Foundation is proud to announce its partnership with Capitec Bank, the headline sponsor of The Color Run in South Africa. The race takes part in ten towns in seven provinces across South Africa and Capitec is donating R10 from every race ticket sold to resources for one of our adopted schools in these areas. […]

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Lafarge Education Trust Awards for Excellence in Education

In July, Adopt-a-School and Lafarge Education Trust hosted an awards ceremony across the 39 adopted schools in the Mzimela Disctrict in KZN and the Bodibe Village in North West to celebrate hard work and give recognition to learners and educators who have shown commitment and excellence in their work. The awards ceremony recognizes those who […]

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Message from the Director: August 2015

Another exciting few months have passed and I’m delighted to share some of our latest news with you. We held our annual Back to School for a Day for Mandela Day in the month of July. Over 40 companies and their staff went above and beyond the 67 minutes in honour of Madiba by dedicating […]

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