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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="379" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1573461774864{padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1573464295936{padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"]Dear Catch-Up supporter We’ve come to the end of the second year of Catch-Up.  It’s with a sincere sense of joy and gratefulness that we share some highlights of...

Saturday 13 April was an exciting day at Catch-Up, as we launched several new initiatives: We launched a public speaking class, with the support of the University of Pretoria's Debating Union The kids who’ve been receiving music classes gave their first performance on stage We...

Towards the end of 2018 Catch-Up decided to partner with The Click Foundation in order to revamp the dilapidated computer labs at our Catch-Up schools.  We managed to raise enough money to purchase and install a total of 150 laptops at three schools and their...

Two of our regular Catch-Up tutors started a monthly Art Class! Another 15 underprivileged school kids are now part of the Catch-Up programme and will learn new skills and be inspired. Thanks a lot, Rochelle Steyn and Stephan Steyn for this wonderful initiative!  ...

We started training a few school teachers to become music teachers!  Once trained, each teacher will be able to teach 30 kids how to read music and play the recorder instrument.  A big thanks to Yamaha South Africa, and especially to Eustace Wilken, for their fantastic...

Thanks for reading our first newsletter! The last Catch-Up sessions for 2018 took place on Saturday 3 November and it’s now up to our learners to do their best in the end-of-year exams. It’s also a good time to share some highlights of the past year. “Sir,...

During the July 2018 school holidays, 40 high school learners from Midstream College give up some of their own holiday time to be Catch-Up tutors.  We ran a four-day Holiday Catch-Up programme at two township schools and helped a total of 80 kids.  The four...

OUTsurance, through their Staff Helping SA OUT initiative, not only commits 16 tutors to Catch-Up every week, but will now also help to address some crucial infrastructure needs at the schools. Watch the video OUTsurance produced about their Catch-Up involvement: https://youtu.be/qER0tY14epw....

Thanks to the wonderful staff at OUTsurance, we are now tutoring at two schools in Olievenhoutbosch.  The Staff Helping SA OUT project has adopted a second school - Walter Sisulu Primary....

Catch-Up expanded to Mamelodi! Tulip Tutors from Tuks Leadership & Individual Program now tutor at Boikgantsho Primary on a weekly basis. Well done to UP’s Tulip Tutors!...