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Happy Father's Day

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Father’s Day is a day dedicated to recognizing the contributions and changes fathers and father figures bring into the lives of their children. Actively teaching important life skills and leading by example are just a few of the many reasons to mention.
This year, we decided to pull focus to one of our beneficiaries, Thandisizwe Hawu, who had taken part in one of Themba Connect’s Basic Computer Training Courses in Adelaide, mid March 2018. Training through Themba Connect has opened doors for Thandisizwe. During the course, Sonia, Themba Connect’s Administrator admired his determination and dedication throughout and although she had not been directly involved in his training, she later assisted him in job searching online and the scanning of documents, which resulted in a full time contract of employment with a local security company in Adelaide.
Thandisizwe is the sole breadwinner in his family, a father of 2 boys and a girl, aged 18, 9 and 5 years old. He is so proud in showing them …

School of Hope’s “Project Generosity”

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Today we recognise a holiday dedicated to our youth, the 16th of June recognises the role of the youth in the liberation of South Africa as well as their sacrifice for educational equality. For many this day represent sad events in history, but we choose to celebrate and nurture our youth as they move forward in making a significant difference and impact within their own lives as well as the future of South Africa.

We all know too well that giving back to one’s community is on most of our to do lists, yet it takes time and commitment. Change begins with one human being, but here we wish to acknowledge a few individuals making their mark of change from School of Hope. A group of learners have taken it on themselves to take the time to assist in making a difference, all of which include the following 6 learners:Marshalino Jankowski, Rene Doolings, Malik Felton, Keshia Allies, Anastacia Dyers and Chante Plaatjies.
These learners are a part of an initiative called the Generosity Project. G…