Stories of hope

The Joy of Christmas

The Joy of Christmas

The contagious joy of giving is a sentiment which Tayla-Anne Goss, Donor Relations Manager at Focus on iThemba, holds high especially during the festive season. “The significance of quality education and investing in our youth motivates our team and towards the end of... read more
Cotswold Downs Estate supports Focus on iThemba

Cotswold Downs Estate supports Focus on iThemba

On 10 October Cotswold Downs Estate handed over a very generous donation of R50 000 towards Focus on iThemba’s ‘Project Joy’ classroom drive. The donation amount was accumulated through the Cotswold Leisure Centre’s hole-in-one fund and Cotswold Downs Management... read more
2020 iThemba Campus Vision – Investing in Education

2020 iThemba Campus Vision – Investing in Education

It is hard to believe that what began as a small home school in 2000 has grown into a burgeoning educational hub with the potential to change lives far beyond our beautiful campus. Formally established in 2004, Waterfall College has seen exceptional growth and... read more
Project Bright Year Reflection Visit

Project Bright Year Reflection Visit

Board Member, Gavin Simpkins, the school Heads and marketing team were very inspired by their recent ‘year reflection’ visit to Project Bright in Molweni.  The Pre-School is one of eight schools Focus on iThemba aligns with. The team witnessed the remarkable... read more
Kerry Ingredients supports Focus on iThemba

Kerry Ingredients supports Focus on iThemba

On 14 June Kerry Ingredients, based in Hillcrest, held their annual Golf Day at Mt Edgecombe Golf Estate and the proceeds were generously donated towards local non-profit organisation Focus on iThemba. “Our team at Focus on iThemba is overwhelmed and incredibly... read more
Community Connection

Community Connection

‘Community Connection’ is a key goal for the team at Waterfall Pre-Primary School based on the iThemba Campus, in Hillcrest. Principal, Paula Mason, recently shared ideas and teaching tips with Elizabeth Ngongoma, founder of Siyajabula Crèche, and Eunice... read more
Project Joy gains momentum

Project Joy gains momentum

“Our Upper Highway community is the heart of the ‘Project Joy’ story,” explained Tayla Blades, Donor Relations Manager at Focus on iThemba. “Investing in early childhood education is the foundation for economic prosperity, and through the warm-hearted support of... read more
Siyajabula Crèche Celebrations

Siyajabula Crèche Celebrations

Joy, excitement and appreciation were a few of the emotions used to describe the atmosphere at the opening of the renovated Siyajabula Crèche in Embo on 28 November. With the support of the Johannesburg based beauty company, Justine, through the company’s Thuthukisa... read more
Little Heroes of Hope

Little Heroes of Hope

The young boys and girls from Waterfall Pre-Primary School, based on the iThemba Campus, are Focus on iThemba’s littlest Heroes of Hope and have embraced the ‘kindness is cool’ movement. They came together and kindly donated children’s clothing, toys, nappies... read more
Collaboration leads to unique crèche opening

Collaboration leads to unique crèche opening

The official opening ceremony of Bright Zondi’s crèche, Siyabaphephisa, in Molweni on Monday 31 July was a festive and poignant occasion. Siyabaphephisa Crèche, meaning ‘we are keeping children safe’ in isiZulu, caters for 35 children from babies to 4 years. Designed... read more