Struggles on the Ground: #Afterschool programmes confronted with COVID-19

In accordance to the World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 is a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that has been confirmed as the causative virus of COVID-19. To date. COVID-19 has become a global pandemic that continues to spread across the globe, it appears to remain largely in refutation about the scale of the […]

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Will Community Based Organisations (CBOs) survive the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a lot of feelings and thoughts with it. Two weeks ago, I am most certain that everyone especially in the communities I serve were only worried about ‘earning a living’, however, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a new psychological shift to ‘staying alive’.  When everyone is worried about […]

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Message to the Class of 2019, Mr. Sibusiso Zungu, PYMA Board Chairman

There are different historical points of departure for education globally and especially the schooling system. The community has had a major role in the history of education starting with teaching young people how to look after their families, the land and livestock. Over the centuries, education has changed from being passed down generationally to having […]