Sister School established between Gugulethu & Mountain View Academy
Call 2 Care could not be prouder to be a witness of the establishment of a beautiful bond between two sister schools: Mountain View Academy located in Monte Vista and The Philile Project's Program in Gugulethu. On Thursday, 21 June 2018, the educators from Mountain View Academy whom on behalf of their students' efforts, brought over a trolley full of food and stationary for the Gugulethu students including delicious sweet treats. According to Danielle Winzer, an educator at Mountain View Academy, "One of our children was even making pencil bags and selling them for funds so that she can buy some more food. How cool is that! I am so proud of them!". The educators from Mountain View Academy were welcomed with an authentic dance expressive of joy and thanks that delighted all in the room.
Call 2 Care support the Gugulethu community with The Philile Project, an education and wellness program which currently accommodates over 50 primary school children from the ages of 7 years to 13 years from various schools located in the Gugulethu community. The Philile Project is currently hosted at Siseko Educare facilities where our water-wise vegetable gardens are located as well - which forms part of Call 2 Care's The iGardi Project. This Philile Project program was developed to provide these children with a educational, empowering yet stimulating after school activity as well as a safe and nurturing environment while they wait for their parents to come home from work.
Research conducted by Australia's Department of Education and Early Childhood Development shows that sister school programs have a significant positive effect on the global awareness and attitudes of school students, serves in creating opportunities for sharing pedagogies and engaging in joint curriculum development, personal development of the student including leadership, maturity, independence, and many more other benefits.
We could not be more thankful to Mountain View Academy for the support of the children in our care and look forward to facilitating the next engagement between these two sister schools.
Call 2 Care delivers sustainable solutions in local Cape Town communities, through relevant Social Outreach Programs, Volunteer and Internship programs and CSR initiatives. Call 2 Care is a registered Non-Profit Community Development Organisation located in Cape Town that offers community development projects and events that improve lives. We make it simple for the general public, corporate and government partners to sponsor and make a contribution to a vulnerable community in our care in an internship, project and event format. From food security, education, early childhood development to health and wellness programs, we offer a comprehensive approach to community development to ensure we leave a lasting difference to a community in need. Contact us now to make a difference to a community in need.
Mountain View Academy is a unique academic organisation aimed at empowering a future generation through leadership skills and social development. Our family-orientated environment includes a specialised staff body of experienced, caring and motivated individuals. Our educators are consistently going the extra mile and taking the initiative to ensure that the learning environment is beneficial for every learner in our school. Educators are also trained in NILD therapy, ELS learning support and Cognitive mediation methods.
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