Family Literacy Project

November Update – Family Literacy Project

Posted on Nov 30, 2013 in Blog, Family Literacy Project, Partner Updates

This is my first report as director of the “new look” Family Literacy Project.  It has been a very busy time of year for FLP as well as Vukuzakhe.  That being said, I relish the challenge and do believe that with the Board’s guidance and support, I will be adequately equipped to take FLP ahead with vigour.  Lynn, in her capacity on the Advisory Committee of the Family Literacy Project Board, has been an invaluable source of support and inspiration since I joined FLP and I look forward to working with her from her new home in Cape Town. The staff complement at FLP has grown somewhat since my...

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February 2013 – Vukuzakhe Update

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 in Blog, Partner Updates, Vukuzakhe

Vukuzakhe sponsors promising young people to complete a tertiary education. Past recipients of this assistance are: Thokozani (Christina) Mhlongo is currently teaching Mathematics at a township school (she started her teaching career at one of Durban’s well-known Girl’s Colleges but wanted to serve people less fortunate) while studying for her Masters degree in Education.  In 2013 Thokozani will be tying the knot in marriage but intends to carry on teaching. Motlatsi Molefe is one of our great success stories. Firstly, he obtained an Electrical Engineering degree in Cape Town, worked for a...

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December 2012 – Vukuzakhe Update

Posted on Dec 30, 2012 in Blog, Partner Updates, Vukuzakhe

To our funders, well-wishers and friends, This will be our last Newsletter for 2012. We at Vukuzakhe Projects wish you all a blessed and joyful Christmas and a New Year in which a measure of prosperity will return. The tiny girl sitting in the bright red igloo is Xolisiwe Mbedlana and she is seven years old. She was born very prematurely and her mother, a teenager, abandoned her. Sister Abigail Nhleko took her under her wing. At the time, doctors said that Xolisiwe would never talk and would be little more than a burden all her life. Next year Xolisiwe will be in Grade ‘R’ at Noah’s Ark  and...

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