The Vula Programme
The Vula Programme, educational outreach at Hilton College in KwaZulu-Natal, which services 90 under-resourced schools from previously disadvantaged communities. In FY19, the Foundation funded projects which included the Vula Annual Careers Day, the Vula Mathematics Academy, and an administrative assistant.
Numeric, which provides afterschool
maths tutoring in previously
disadvantaged schools in Gauteng, the
Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.
This year the Foundation contributed
towards three groups at Ikaneng
Primary School in Diepkloof, Soweto.
Numeric had a 93% attendance rate
for its after-school programme, and
Numeric learners improved by 18.9%
compared to the 8.3% of non-Numeric
Kutlwanong Promaths, assists learners from previously disadvantaged schools to get good passes (minimum C symbol) in maths and science. Kutlwanong is a key beneficiary of the Foundation which contributed to their Promaths outreach project in the East London Mdantsane area. Grade 10, 11 and 12 learners received extra tuition in maths and science. The results for this year were heartening: the overall pass rate was 100% for the group of 90 grade 12 learners, of whom 71 achieved bachelor passes, 16 passed with a diploma and three gained a higher certificate; 50 distinctions were achieved in maths and science, with four learners scoring between 90% and 99% in maths, eight achieving between 90% and 99% in science and one learner scoring 100%!
The Tomorrow Trust
The Tomorrow Trust, which provides integrated academic and psychosocial support to orphaned and vulnerable children. The Foundation contributed towards two programmes in which 30 grade 9 and 30 grade 12 learners received extra tuition in maths, science, English and life science, as well as career-guidance support, leadership workshops and psychosocial support.
The OLICO foundation
The Olico Foundation, which develops tailored education initiatives for township communities. The Foundation contributed towards their programme that offers academic support in maths for learners in grades R to 12. Olico ran 25 maths clubs in Diepsloot for learners in grade 1 to grade 6. More than 600 primary-school learners in Diepsloot attended Olico’s maths clubs and the Foundation is on track to achieve its goal of 100 maths clubs in Diepsloot by 2020. Olico’s grade 7 to grade 12 maths-intervention learners showed a 24% advantage over their non-Olico peers.