Computer Training in the Free State
2015-03-08 08:50 by Robin Roberts
Skills Training in 6 Locations
A general ceremony will be taking place at Gariep Dam in March still to come. All students required technical support and 3 schools required computer upgrading. There were 30 computers and 6 brand new printers donated by Hilltop.
Ongoing technical support is planned together with further training for these communities in the towns listed. Currently, 2 trainees per school have been accepted.
The intensive training in each town was a success with thanks to a highly competent management team based in the Freestate.This training was contracted and funded by Seboka based in Pretoria.
Hilltop Welcomes 14 New Students from the Northern Cape
2015-03-08 08:08 by Robin Roberts
The 6 month programme is designed to educated these young adults in Computer Literacy, Computer Hardware, Office Administration, English, Agriculture and other life skills like Self-Defence training, Conflict Resolution and Communications skills.
A variety of trainers have been contracted to empower these trainees. The programme is linked to outcomes of specific business plans relating to IDC the Industrial Development Corportation located in East London for financing of further business projects for the group in support of the Youth Developement Project for the community in Platfontein.
The students of Platfontein are known as The San People or The First People from two tribes called the Ixun and the Kwe originally from Namiba their second language is Afrikaans, mutually spoken both tribes.
The training is being sponsored by an organization in Switzerland, a project group of the 2 hour fun Run, see www.zafor.org. Susi Gubler has been facilitating the fund and the support of the Platfontein people.
It is an exciting time for all of us at Hilltop to take on the wonderful challenges to train, educate and inspire the Platfonteiners with new hope and skills for the future!