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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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Trust bring hoop na Mitchells Plain

  Kaapstad. – Sê woorde höer onderwys deesdae en jy dink onwillekeurig aan gewelddadige betogins, n nypende geldtekort, rassisme, n taalstryd en duisende jong mense wat nie n geleentheid het om te studeer en vir hulself n beter lewe te bewerkstellig nie.

Varsity beckons for Mitchells Plain youth

  Bursaries give 82 candidates the chance of improving their lives – Chelseas Geach, Cape Argus, Staff Reportes. Trevor Manuel handed out hope in the form of university bursaries to 82 ambitious young students from Mitchells Plain in a celebration dinner at Spine Road High School this week. On behalf of the Mitchells Plain Bursary...
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Education bursaries for Mitchells Plain

Written by Yazeed Kamaldien Thirty-seven Mitchells Plain students who could not afford the cost of tertiary education were last night awarded bursaries from a trust started by Minister Trevor Manuel. Manuel is a minister in the presidency and is responsible for overseeing the National Planning Commission. He is also a founder member of the Mitchells...
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The Big Read: If you only believe, you’ll fail

Jonathan Jansen | 03 July, 2015 00:18 In one of the most dysfunctional schools in the country, the Grade 12 students had gathered in the hall for a ceremony. They were immaculately dressed in maroon uniforms, every one of them. Boys and girls wore ties, shoes brightly polished. Then, in came the procession of local...
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Mitchells Plain school gets special mention

Cape Town – Spine Road High Shool in Mitchells Plain was honoured on Wednesday morning at a special ceremony for the Western Cape’s top matrics at Premier Helen Zille’s residence, Leeuwenhof, on Wednesday morning. The school achieved a 100 percent pass rate for the first time since the inception of the national senior certificate exams....
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