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TK Foundation equips even more youth with vital skills

Eleven youth from the greater Stellenbosch area graduated from the renowned The Private Hotel School (PHS) thanks to a programme presented by Bergzicht Training and funded by the Danish grantmaking organisation, the TK Foundation. Bergzicht Training is a Stellenbosch-based NGO offering skills development training in food preparation, and food and beverage service assistance; health and

2019-12-04T13:51:40+00:00Donors, Graduates, Success Stories|

Did you see us in the media?

Bergzicht Training was recently featured in the media for a number of weeks as we talked about our HWSETA-accredited Health and Frail Care Programme and the kind of characteristics and skills to look out for in a good, professionally trained frail carer who works with elderly or frail persons or sick children. We also got

2019-12-03T16:26:52+00:00Graduates, News|

Investment to improve graduates’ job retention rate reaps success

Just over two years ago Bergzicht Training, as part of an important strategic initiative, decided to find ways to improve the job retention rate of graduates. Thanks to the implementation of the Bergzicht Development Model, the organisation was able to celebrate a record number of graduates who remain in employment after a year at its

“These children have really crept into my heart”

Anna Appel – that’s the woman who came to Hanneline van Wyk’s farm, Fransmanskraal in Devon Valley, Stellenbosch and first told her about the Child Care Programme being offered at Bergzicht Training. Today Anna’s work to spread the word about the opportunities being offered at NGOs like Bergzicht Training for the youth has helped Hanneline

2019-11-28T19:25:48+00:00News|

Het Jan Marais supports training of child carers

With the demanding work schedules of many parents, the need for professionally trained, trustworthy child carers have become even more important. Thanks to funding received from the Het Jan Marais Nationale Fonds (HJMNF), Bergzicht Training has been able to do just that – train 11 beneficiaries through its Child Care Programme this year. However, the

Bergzicht Training trains carers and companions for elderly and sick children

Thanks to the number of individuals that have completed Bergzicht Training’s Health and Frail Programme over the last few months, families in the Boland region are now able to access the services of professionally trained, trustworthy carers and companions who are vetted by the Stellenbosch-based NGO. Bergzicht Training is an NGO dedicated to developing the skills

2019-10-22T18:56:29+00:00Donors, Employers, Graduates, News|