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Monthly Archives: November 2015

A new science laboratory for Ngwathe Secondary School

On 17 October 2015, Adopt-a-School and the IDC, together with the MEC for Education in the Free State, officially handed over a fully resourced science lab to Ngwathe Secondary School, in the township of Ngwathe near Kroonstad. This investment is part of a continued effort by Adopt-a-School Foundation and the IDC to transform the education […]

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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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Message from the Executive Director: November 2015

Welcome to the last Adopt-a-School Foundation newsletter for 2015. It has been an eventful year for Adopt-a-School and we hope you have enjoyed sharing our journey with us. As we start to wind down and complete our current projects, our thoughts and best wishes are with all of our learners writing their end of year […]

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Back to School Party raises nearly R3.5 million for schools

On 12th September, our Chairperson, Cyril Ramaphosa welcomed over 800 guests, all dressed in their school uniforms to our ninth annual Back to School party held at Sandown High School in Sandton. This was the first time, Adopt-a-School Foundation, hosted its infamous party on school grounds – and it was a wonderful opportunity to support […]

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Visual Support Programme brings classrooms back into focus

This year, Adopt-a-School Foundation and Dr Dire Thomas travelled to various rural communities in South Africa and Lesotho to fit spectacles to over 5000 learners in 32 schools under our adoption programme. Most of these children have never had the opportunity to visit an optometrist or access to medical attention of this nature and is […]

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