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Acc name: Mitchell's Plain Bursary Role model Trust
Bank: RMB Private Bank
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Account no.: 62615881423

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Trevor Manuel has called on the private sector and individuals to support the Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust (“the Trust) as it launches a new fundraising drive to support deserving matriculants who cannot afford to study further.

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Launch of a new fundraising campaign for the Mitchell's Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust.


Many art enthusiasts joined Greeff Properties & Mitchells Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust art auction with guest speaker Trevor Manuel.

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Art Auction with guest speaker Trevor Manuel


Despite the constant threat of gang violence, the Oval North High School class of 2015 almost achieved a 100% pass rate.

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Mitchells Plain school under constant threat from gangs achieves 95.1% pass rate

Mobilising access to further education and opportunity for Mitchells Plain youth, who will build hope and blaze a trail for others to follow.

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News and Events


Plough back to commemorate youth

The journey from being a stone-throwing activist in the 1980’s, to a trolley boy at Pick n Pay in Town Centre in teh early 1990s, to an executive at a mining company is one which many young people from Mitchell’s Plain would be keen to hear about.  In celebration of Youth Day this June 16...
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Confidence in trust’s recipients is paying off

As we listen to the sound bites of elected public representatives and analysts on radio news, read the eyebrow-raising details of one scandal upon another in newspapers, and watch the gripping scenes from Parliament on our television screens, that question about where South Africa is headed becomes somewhat unnerving. And when the Minister of Finance...
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Fund to help fees fall

    We should mobilise our communities and support our youth by equipping them with quality educationand skills – no person should be denied access to education because of family circumstances. These were the words of former cabinet minister Trevor Manuel, founder of the Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust, at a press conference...
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Art auction to raise funds for high school trust

  THE MITCHELLS Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust will host an art auction to raise funds for disadvantaged children in need of higher education.  The auction is set to take place at the Taj Hotel in Cape Town on March 16. It will showcase 24 art pieces created by local artists, including that of...
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Tips from the Trust

Maths literacy is not accepted at tertiary level for any B.Sc. degree, or for studying medicine, finance, architecture or engineering. We strongly urge learners from Grade 9 onwards to take pure Mathematics and NOT Maths Literacy.

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