Stenden South Africa’s flagship Community Empowerment mission, the Robert Veenstra Entrepreneurship Centre, recently hosted an exceptionally particular commencement at MyPond Hotel.
The reason this modified into a form of to previous graduations is that there had been 20 college students who took section from the Port Alfred Golf Fashion Foundation (PAGDF). These 20 college students consisted of 12 children between the ages of 11 and 13, and eight college students between the ages of 15 and 60, including coach Colin Mavuso and his assistants.
Dr Wouter Hensens, the govt.dean of Stenden South Africa, is one of the critical founders of the Port Alfred Golf Fashion Foundation and had organised the coaching following a donation from Willem Bakker, a colleague from NHL Stenden University in The Netherlands who, as section of his retirement kit, generously and selflessly made a donation to a charity.
As he had visited Port Alfred in 2019 he modified into very wanting to place apart the contribution to at least one of Stenden’s initiatives. Given Stenden South Africa’s empowerment initiatives of formative years in the native of us, Hensens advised the PAGDF thru Stenden’s 9-week computer course.
In the course of the welcoming take care of, Hensens, suggested the graduates that he had dedicated to a particular prize for the pupil who received the very best marks for the course. This created a huge sense of pleasure, enthusiasm and eagerness among the learners as the prize modified into a laptop!
The laptop modified into subsidized by native businessman Dominicue Averbuch, owner of SereneIT, who no longer easiest made a laptop in the market, but additionally offered persevered toughen and mentoring to the winner to continue to strengthen his computer abilities.
Owethu Stokwe, age 13, received the very best results with an average of 91% for the course evaluation and 85% for his saunter typing abilities. He modified into handed the laptop under the proud gaze of his mother who additionally attended the commencement. Owethu modified into complimented by his very perfect dedication to the course which paid off with an very perfect consequence.
After the commencement ceremony all graduates enjoyed a lunch with hamburgers and chips at the Stenden South Africa campus garden.
Centre manager and trainer, John Mabote, expressed his pleasure and pleasure in seeing this kind of great community of children graduate and shared how powerful he had enjoyed coaching them over the last three months.