Bergzicht Training

Transforming Lives Through Meaningful Employment

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.

2018-12-05T11:46:24+00:00 Donors, Success Stories|

Goodbye to social worker with heart of gold

Bergzicht Training recently said goodbye to its volunteer social worker and Stellenbosch resident, Annette Scott, who will be relocating to Cape Town. Annette has been volunteering her services at Bergzicht Training since 2015 by offering wellness support and mentorship to beneficiaries studying at the NGO as well graduates in their first few months of employment.

2018-07-26T14:29:25+00:00 News, Volunteer Stories|

Constructing sandwiches in a Fedics kitchen to delight customers’ palates

As Zakhona Mbelu (29) starts constructing the exact sandwich on the order slip in front of her at the Fedics-owned cafeteria at Sanlam’s headquarters in Bellville, she becomes completely engrossed in the task at hand. Yet her quiet demeanour belies the determination and tenacity she has developed over the years as well as her adventurous

2017-10-30T16:52:59+00:00 Success Stories|

Adding to the client experience at Bon Esperance Guest Lodge

After being unemployed for seven years, Nontuthuzelo Nqumana, 33, from Kayamandi in Stellenbosch was encouraged by her mom to improve her employability by registering for a few courses and programmes at Bergzicht Training. Little did she know that upon completing the iPOWER (Self-Empowering) Foundation Programme (previously Home Management), she would immediately be employed as a

2017-10-27T07:12:46+00:00 Success Stories|

Joining hands to change the fate of Stellenbosch youth

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’

2017-07-25T08:26:07+00:00 Donors, Graduates, News, Success Stories|

Looking for health and frail care employees?

Are you looking to employ graduates who are trained in health and frail care through an accredited Health and Welfare SETA (HWSETA) Programme? If this is the case, then you can contact Bergzicht Training's Placement Bureau Officer, Ms Sinazo Gosani, at employ@bergzicht.org.za or 021 883 3525 for a copy of the CV of the student/s you are interested

2018-01-22T13:08:05+00:00 Graduates, News|

Bergzicht Training welcomes more visitors from Bavaria

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

2017-04-21T21:05:12+00:00 Donors, News|