The Sizanani Mentorship Programme assists 300 learners from Alexandra township who benefit from extra tuition classes at St Mary’s school (Ikusasa Lethu). Sizanani provide them with mentors (successful professionals) who play a crucial role in building self-esteem of those learners and providing them with information, counselling, motivation, communication skills or study tips. This year, 82 mentors from various fields of industry (including 42 from France) are coaching 137 learners.
Sizanani offers also life skills development, career guidance and job shadowing opportunities; help them to enter tertiary education and provide funding and laptops to some students.
The RATP Foundation, Bombela operating company and Wallonia Brussels international have been the main sponsors of the programme (mainly students bursaries). The ONG is certified B-BBEE level 4.
Additional information can be obtained from Valérie Hirsch at 083 7507725 – firstname.lastname@example.org