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What Inspires Us

"We also seek legal professionals when their human rights have been violated...."

 

Inspiration


Educate an At-risk, orphan or vulnerable Learner

  • Provide the basic educational resources to one learner throughout their primary and secondary education (e.g., school uniform, stationery, school feels, school shoes, textbooks, secondary learning materials, calculator and monthly toiletries)

Saturday School Academy

  • Offer Academic tutorials (e.g., English, Maths, Sciences, Geography, Business Studies, Accounting and Economics).
  • Foreign languages (French and Portuguese)
  • Nutritious lunch
  • Offer Life Skills Workshops, including:
    • Personal Empowerment
    • Success Guide for Adolescents
    • Study, note-taking, homework and exam taking skills
    • Avoiding the pitfalls of adolescents (e.g., HIV/AIDS, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Suicide, teen pregnancy and Peer Pressure)
    • Communication Skills
    • Leadership Development
    • Drafting Personal Strategic Plans to achieve one's vision and goals in life
    • Managing change and diversity, including gender
    • Managing Conflict
    • Time Management
    • Team building
    • Entrepreneurial Skills
    • Budgeting and Financial Management Skills
    • Wellness

After School Programme

  • To offer access to library and resource materials (electronic format – e -encyclopedia and the internet) and (books, magazines and newspapers).
  • A study hall as many of our children and teens lack adequate space to study at home and in the community.
  • Life skills workshops
  • Guest speakers to motivate the children and teens
  • Sports and recreational activities

Child / Teen Development Camps

  • Girls Indaba Camp – take teen girls (ages 14-19) to a one week camp to discuss their role in the new South Africa and how to avoid the pitfalls that many teen girls fall victim to (e.g., teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, abuse, crime, alcohol and drug abuse, low self-esteem, etc.)
  • Amajita Rites of Passage Camp for Boys – take teen boys (ages 14-19) to one week camp to prepared them to be men in the New South Africa and to not fall victim to pitfalls (e.g., crime, low self-esteem, alcohol and drug abuse, contributing to teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, etc.)
  • IT Boot Camp – to develop computer literacy in our children in grades 6-12 – MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint and the internet

Leadership Development / Democracy & Governance

We have the children and teen elect their representatives to form a governing structure to assist with planning, implementing and assessing Teboho Trust programmes and activities. We also teach them about democracy and governance as well as develop their leadership skills. They elect from among their peers the following:

  • Executive Branch: to implement the rules, regulations and policies of Teboho Trust
  • Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Police Chief, Deputy Police Chief, Prosecutors, Minister of Sanitation and Hygiene, Minister of Health, Minister of Economic Development, Minister of Social Development and Community Service, Minister of Sports and Recreation, Minister of Communications, Minister of Religious Affairs, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary
  • Legislative Branch: to draft the general policies and laws of Teboho Trust
  • Chair of Council and Ward Councilors (class representatives from Grades 4-12)
  • Judicial Branch: to find if the policies and laws of Teboho Trust have been violated and dispense justice (sentence offenders)
  • Chief Justice
  • Three Judges

Entrepreneurial Development – Young Creators

Young Creators is a registered an arts and crafts cooperative (legal enterprise where the children / teens are the shareholders of the enterprise). Children and teens are provided training on arts and crafts skills, business skills and personal drive. The young creators are also the managers of the enterprise in order to cover the eight basic business functions. Entrepreneurs and authors and professors provide technical support and incubation to the young people.

Source non-educational support

Assist children / teens with housing, food, social / psycho counseling, part-time work for those 18 and older, obtaining legal documents (e.g., death certificates of deceased parent / guardian, Birth Certificates and SA ID Book) and medical attention. We also seek legal professionals when their human rights have been violated.

Sports and Recreational Programmes

  • Swimming, rowing, soccer, basketball, netball and tennis
  • Fun outings during holidays
  • Performing arts – choir, dance troop, band and acting
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