Mrs. Englebrecht, the Principal at Sentinel Primary School, wrote a letter to ABC for Life in January detailing the 2012 systemic evaluation and how ABC for Life has been “instrumental” in the “significant academic gains” at the school in 2012. The systemic evaluation reveals a “Significant improvement” of 15.4% in end of year exam scores […]
About ABC For Life
ABC for Life is a registered NPO (073‐897) and PBO (930‐029‐913) under the Hout Bay Educational Trust.
We are an English Home Language, Afrikaans Home Language and Maths recovery programme. We also provide support for learners at risk by means of our soccer skills programme and mentor groups. Currently partnering with Sentinel Primary School and Oranjekloof Primary School.
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Nine-year-old Caith leans in to look at the ABC for Life website on my laptop screen. She spots the photo of herself with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and laughs. “The day I met Archbishop Tutu, he called me ‘Sweetie.’ I was so embarrassed I didn’t know what to say so I called him ‘Sweetie’ back!” […]
To be held at Riverside Estates. Friday, 8th March, 19:00 for 19:30 Making a difference at Sentinel School Join us Friday, the 8th of March for our Summer Auction. A three-course Thai-style dinner will be served as we auction a variety of exciting items including: A helicopter ride around Cape Town A sunset cruise from […]
Diana is an incredible volunteer with a huge heart for the community. She organises our “Love of Reading” Programme, coordinates volunteers, sits on our Advisory Council, and just generally helps out with anything that needs to be done! All in all, Diana gives 8 hours or more a week to ABC for Life. Thank you […]
From The ABC for Life team Dear ABC for Life Supporters, There are some exciting new developments afoot at ABC for Life. First off, our new volunteer reading programme that started last July is growing and will be partnering with a well-known literacy programme next year to develop it even further. This means that we […]