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The Vulamathuba bursary helps Kauthar finish her studies without financial worries

Bursary recipient Kauthar Salie (right) with her proud mom, Reyhana. Vulamathuba Empumelelo’s primary objective is to create an enabling environment for economic growth by fostering the principle of Economic Mobility through skills, training and development for tenants and non-tenants – this includes Communicare staff. Reyhana Salie has been a dedicated and passionate staff [...]

By |2022-11-30T09:23:56+00:00November 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Skills Development funding helps Tanita upskill herself

Communicare tenant, Tanita Koen, has grasped the opportunity to upskill herself through Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary Fund (VEBF). Thanks to the Vulamathuba Skills Development Programme and Bursary Fund, she is pursuing a Bookkeeping Qualification. Tanita completed her Matric, but her family could not afford higher education. “Unfortunately, my family wasn’t well off, so studying after high [...]

By |2022-09-29T14:02:38+00:00September 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary Fund

Applications for the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary Fund are now open. The fund continues to assist individuals to achieve their further education ambitions and enables them to make a difference in the areas in which they live. The programme provides financial assistance to those who qualify, and it has made a big difference in the lives [...]

By |2022-10-04T09:37:03+00:00September 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sibahle broadens her horizons with TVET

Originally from the Eastern Cape, Sibahle, or Siba, as her colleagues affectionately know her,  travelled to Cape Town to pursue higher education and eventually get permanent work. She has already completed her Management Assistant N4 - N6 Certificate at the College of Cape Town which is renowned as one of the local Technical Vocational Education [...]

By |2022-08-30T07:18:19+00:00August 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wilmore’s dream was but a click away…

Thirty-six year old, Wilmore Choto’s life-changing opportunity quite literally started with a click. He read about the Vulamathuba Empumelelo Bursary in Communicare’s monthly tenant newsletter and seized the moment to apply to further his studies and better his life and that of his wife and son. With the assistance of the bursary, Wilmore is studying [...]

By |2022-07-29T10:11:51+00:00July 29th, 2022|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zerilda Steyn Bursary Programme helped 22 Learners in 2019

Communicare has also been providing bursaries to tenants and their children for the last 30 years. This is one of the services that are available to families who need the support to get a post matric qualification at higher education institutions. Over the years, students have qualified in a diverse range of skills and [...]

By |2020-04-28T11:53:25+00:00March 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

What our Bursary Recipients have to say

Enoch Bangeni Final year student at CPUT "I received an SMS on my phone in 2016 and thought it was another bill to pay. I few days later I read it again. To my surprise, it offered residents of Communicare properties the opportunity to study further. As a tenant in Reyger Court in Brooklyn, [...]

By |2020-04-28T09:19:14+00:00March 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Stories from tenants we’ve helped along the way

John Mafwa who resides at Brooklyn was one of the participants in the Entrepreneurship Programme, the Programme is aimed at empowering those that have interest in Entrepreneurship with skills and training that would add value to their business interest. John said he really appreciates the efforts by Vulamathuba to assist Communicare tenants. Some of [...]

By |2020-04-29T08:50:15+00:00March 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments
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