A world where income and background are no longer a barrier to opportunity for young people.
The Compass Trust is non-profit organization founded by individuals across the world wanting to make a sustainable impact by empowering and encouraging youth from areas characterized by poverty and inequality. Our mission is to provide opportunity for those from disadvantaged and low income backgrounds through education, mentoring, sport and information technology
To navigate a better future for all, we are building strong and lasting relationships with the communities we work in. We also partner with organizations all around the world who share our vision, such as German NPO initiAID and British NPO Levana. We are also in close partnership with Pforzheim University and Cape Town University.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.