uBambiswano means

                    'holding hands'


Our programme has successfully ensured that we give our learners opportunities and hope. We however actively review the program to ensure we meet the requirements of our ever changing world. Areas of focus include:

  • Ensuring that the core programme is integrated with relevant technology, leadership and life skills

  • Encouraging participation in sport, as we believe that sport plays an important role in promoting wellness and social cohesion

  • Consolidating relationships with our feeder schools, the Department of Education and other partners

We believe the success of uBambiswano is reflected in the success of our learners. To this end, tertiary education and skills critical are to bettering the lives of our learners. We are mindful of and actively manage opportunities to:

  • Facilitate and support  secondary and tertiary education for the learners

  • Develop a robust mentorship program for our learners


uBambiswano is a Saturday School programme run by St Andrew’s School for Girls in Gauteng

  • The Programme is attended by learners from schools in Daveyton and Etwatwa

  • We have a 27-year track record of contributing to the lives of over 700 learners

  • On average, 100 learners from grades 6 to 9 attend the Saturday School for a four-year period

  • While literacy, numeracy, educational and life skills are our priority, additional enrichment activities such as music, swimming and cooking are also included in the programme

  • Our learners call uBambiswano a place of ‘hope’, as they believe the programme is providing them with the hope of a better future.

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