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Schools Outreach Project

Esther Maledzi

Tertiary Education Project

Esther Maledzi

Annual Fundraiser Women's Conference

ESTHER-MALEDZI

Esther Maledzi

Schools Outreach Project

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Main focus: Grade 10, 11, 12 learners interested in pursuing,
Commerce, Science, Engineering, Technology & Mathematics
Studies at tertiary

Objectives

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    1. To build a pipeline of learners with a strong foundation in

      accounting, mathematics and science to meet tertiary education requirements.

    2. To promote awareness and understanding of Accounting,

      Science, Engineering, Technology & Mathematics (STEM) and related careers.

    3. To improve the quality of accounting, science and mathematics learning through the provision of extra lessons on week-ends.
    4. To provide additional academic assistance to the learners

      and prepare them for the higher education environment.

School Selection

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Esther-Maledzi (EM)

  • Comprises of diverse professionals from across the country
  • These professionals will plough back to their communities by
  • Serving as champions for school identification in their geographic areas.

Esther-Maledzi Areas of Operation

  • Mothotlun g, Brits, NW
  • Galeshewe, Kimberly, NC
  • Mbutho Farms Village, Tsolo, EC
  • Njwaxa village, Alice EC
  • Mdantsane, East London, EC
  • Nomgwadla Village, KWT, EC
  • Lugelwini, Mount Ayliff, EC
  • Tsereoane, Lesotho
  • Sada, Whittlesea, EC
  • Lower Gqumashe, Alice, EC
  • Inanda, Durban, KZN
  • Leboagkomo, Polokwane, Limpopo
  • Orlando East, Soweto, Gauteng
  • Zondi, Soweto, Gauteng

Nomination Process for Learners

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  • EM members identify a school in their respective communities
  • Each school submits results of all grade 10 learners to the EM Office
  • EM’s assessment and selection of needy and deserving learners
  • School principals and Life Orientation teachers assist by notifying EM of children with highest level of need
  • Mark schedules of learners are provided by the school to ensure deserving candidates are selected
  • Life Orientation Teachers assist in the selection by submitting motivations for the learners with a highest need
  • EM’s Selection panel examine the mark schedules and check if the set criteria are met in selecting the academically deserving and a financially needy learners
  • The minutes of the selection panel proceedings are professionally taken and signed-off in keeping with good corporate governance and general PFMA compliance
  • All decisions taken and agreed upon are recorded on a funding schedule; listing all scholars and values of awards and this document is ultimately approved and signed-off at the level of the Executive of Esther-Maledzi.
  • The successful learners are notified of their award by a letter sent from the Esther- Maledzi office to the schools concerned.
  • The Schools Outreach Agreement is sent to schools to be signed by parents (as learners are minors) and by the school principal.
  • This Agreement affirms that schools will use the funds allocated to the learners responsibly.
  • The signed original copy is mailed back to Esther-Maledzi office to be signed by the Esther-Maledzi’s Executive.

Qualifying costs for school Bursary Recipients

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The Schools Outreach Project fully covers the following expenses for the selected learners upon receipt of fees statement from the school:

  • School fees
  • Boarding fees (where applicable)
  • Uniform
  • School excursions e.g. Maths Olympiads
  • Esther-Maledzi contact sessions

Complimentary support to Schools Outreach project

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Extra lessons in Accounting, Mathematics & Science

  • Delivered by unemployed graduates from Internship
    programs
  • Build skills, empower and give unemployed graduates a sense of purpose as they also act as role models to the learners.

Role Modelling Campaigns

  • Conducted by EM members as they are professionals in diverse fields of studies
  • Share their experiences of success in order to inspire and
    encourage learners

Career Day Events

  • To profile different careers options to learners
  • Speakers are EM members and other professionals in the society.
Esther Maledzi

Tertiary Education Project

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Selection Criteria for students

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  • Financial support is open to Esther-Maledzi schools projects recipients who are full-time registered students at universities
  • Applicants must have completed Grade 12
  • Selection criteria includes financial need, potential to
    complete a tertiary qualification, passion for education, leadership qualities and proof of university admission
  • Applicants are required to complete and sign the Esther-
    Maledzi financial support agreement at the time of the award.
  • Proof of registration or acceptance at a South African
    based university is sought
  • Letter to the student confirming the sponsorship is signed by
    Esther-Maledzi’s Finance Manager
  • The letter and the signed spread sheet detailing the amount each student is eligible for and the details of how the money should be disbursed, is sent to the university
  • A Bursary Agreement will be sent to the student to be
    signed with two witnesses. The parent co-signs the agreement where the student is still a minor
  • The agreement document confirming the receipt of the
    funds is received from the University
Esther Maledzi

Annual Fundraiser Women’s Conference

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Main Purpose

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    • Serve as a vehicle to raise funds for Esther-Maledzi
    • To instil a vibrant entrepreneurial culture in South Africa

Objectives

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  • To facilitate collaborations between women
  • To network and share experiences with the intention of building and empowering women
  • To provide a nurturing environment for women – by providing necessary tools and information for spiritual growth and business development
  • To market Esther-Maledzi and solicit funding
  • To explore business opportunities