GSDT Newsletter 2013

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Newsletter, 2013


GSDT and VisionAfriKa

The trustees and executive board members of the GSDT and VisionAfriKa agreed in principal to strengthen and formalise the existing co-operation between the two organisations. The GSDT and VisionAfriKa have been working together … Read More

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GSDT and the World Design Capital 2014

The Ikhaya Trust Centre, designed to serve communal needs, also reflects the surrounding communal landscape of Khayamandi. It has the feel of a small village. Separate buildings, such as a day-care centre, an after-school-care centre, a multifunctional hall, an administrative … Read More

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Fire in Khayamandi

In a fire in Khayamandi on the night of 14-15 March, one man lost his life and more than one thousand three hundred shacks were destroyed. Unfortunately, even though members of the Trust have immediately reacted with help to relieve … Read More

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New netbooks for the Reading Eggs programme

In 2013 the Click Foundation bought 20 brand new Mecer Classmate Netbooks for the Reading Eggs literacy programme at the GSDT. These netbooks combine technology and education in a child-friendly environment; where the Reading Eggs programme has expanded to include Read More

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Surprize gifts from the Click Foundation!

The GSDT would like to give a big thanks to Martine Schaffer and Carrene Paiken from the Click Foundation for their generous gifts to the learners at the GSDT in celebration of Christmas.

Through implementing the Reading Eggs programme, an … Read More

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Generous gifts from the House of JD

The House of JD  generously donated brand new sunglasses, hats and a variety of hair accessories to the learners of the Greater Stellenbosch Development Trust. The staff gift wrapped them individually and Santa came to Khayamandi  early this year.

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Cape Classic donates R40 000 to the GSDT

On 17 October 2012, Cape Classic, an organisation that stages benefit concerts for charity, held their annual donations ceremony at the Greater Stellenbosch Development Trust.

The event commenced with the singing of the South African national anthem, followed by beautiful … Read More

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SOS/SEED Conference

SOS and SEED hosted a community talk on October 11th that brought together role players from business, NGO, and government sector. The time is now to work together to support development in South Africa, with SEED paying particular attention to Read More

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