NAVIGATING A BETTER FUTURE

Our vision is

a world where income and background are no longer a barrier to opportunity for young people. Thus we provide opportunity for those from disadvantaged and low income backgrounds through education, mentoring, sport and information technology.

OUR PROJECTS

IMPACT

15 KIDS

RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

86% OF OUR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

ARE GIRLS

DAILY WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING

IN OUR COMPUTER LAB

3000 LEARNERS

PARTICIPATED IN OUR WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING

45 VOLUNTEERS

CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUCCESS OF OUR PROJECTS

  • Linamandla Deliwe, Computer Lab Administrator at The Compass Trust

    “Many people who live in poverty have not been exposed to computers but most jobs require be computer literate. Therefore the work of The Compass Trust through the Vrygrond Computer Lab has assisted many of the Vrygrond residents and its surroundings to be computer literate. The Basic Computer course is essential in helping them to  learn more about computers. Some of our students have achieved a promotion in their work place or continue to study further in the field of computers. I started s a facilitator in 2013 and I have grown and built relationships with the students. The Vrygrond Computer Lab is a place that brings community members together."

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PARTNERS & DONORS

initiAID e.V.

Since 2016 we are partnering with the German Non-Profit Organization initiAID with the objective to develop and realize our projects in South Africa in close cooperation.

Levana International CIC

The Levana International CIC is a Community Interest Company registered in England and Wales allowing people around the world to help fund school tuition for talented students in underserved communities. With the help of Levana the necessary funds for the Build up Kids scholarship program could be raised.

University of Pforzheim

The University of Pforzheim accompanies us since the launch of our projects. The University of Pforzheim advises and supports us in the area of strategic direction and realization of our ideas and furthermore provides us with office space.

University of Cape Town

Thanks to the valuable contributions and support of the University of Pforzheim we were able to set up and run the Vrygrond Computer Lab. Furthermore, they advise us in the area of strategic direction of our organization.

CareerJunction.co.za

CareerJunction is South Africa’s #1 quality candidate provider. The Compass Trust has been supported by Career Junction since 2015. Through their support and donations we have been able to develop significant additional capacity in our Computer Lab.

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