Thanks to a generous donation from the German political research foundation, the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Bergzicht Training was recently able to produce a short video on how donors and volunteers, along with the Bergzicht team, are making an impact on impoverished communities by training poor, unemployed, unskilled or semi-skilled individuals from those communities.
For the last four years, local government and NGOs in Stellenbosch have joined hands to help change the fate of many poor, unskilled or semi-skilled, and unemployed youth in Stellenbosch and from the looks of it, that collaboration has been reaping many fruits. On 15 June, 13 students who completed Bergzicht Training’s City & Guilds’
Bergzicht Training graduates share stories of how their lives have changed thanks to the internationally recognised City & Guilds’ Professional Cooking and Food and Beverage Service Programme “I know my father would have been as excited as I am today and I know that he is smiling down at me. It was my father who
Photo (top): Members of the Justice Portfolio Committee of the Bavarian Parliament in Germany recently visited Bergzicht Training to learn more about what the NGO is doing to empower poor, disadvantaged South Africans, in particular women. Here Mr Jürgen W. Heike (far left) and Ms Petra L. Guttenberger of the Justice Portfolio Committee of the Bavarian
Bergzicht Training celebrated its 25th birthday on Monday, 6 March, and was fortunate to have co-founder, Cecile Kotze, as well as the new Chairman of their Board, Mr Nathan Motjuwadi, and more than 90 current students at the celebrations. During the celebration, Kotze encouraged the students to make use of the opportunities offered to them
We caught up with Andrew Scott, the owner of The Fruit Cube, to find out why he makes a point of giving back to organisations in his community. Bergzicht Training recently received 30 boxes of fresh fruit from Scott, who also delivered it personally at our Stellenbosch campus. Question: How did you hear about Bergzicht