Friday, 23 June 2017

Sizanani will celebrate its 10 years anniversary on October 14 th at St Mary’s School.

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. 

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 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.
Sizanani is looking for companies interested to support our activities, by encouraging their staff to become mentor, by offering company visit, job shadowing to our school learners, as well as training, internship or job placements for our students and graduates. It is also in need of funding to hire a local assistant and support students bursaries

Additional information can be obtained from Valérie Hirsch at 083 7507725 – valou.hirsch@gmail.com


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