HELP SPONSOR A STUDENT RECEIVE FREE TRAINING TO FIND WORK
R26 000 will allow us to graduate a student in a formal employable SETA certification via our intensive training.
Even a fraction of the amount needed will pool to change one life for the better, and build our Rainbow Nation.
This process changes lives. Builds the economy. Heals communities.
If you can help with any sized donation, please do email us.
OVERVIEW OF BENEFICIARY CRITERIA
- Ubuntu Touch Project accepts only South African citizens.
- Black, unemployed women of 18-35 years of age may apply.
- All learners must have valid ID’s an copies of study certificates.
- Matric is required, as our basic skills program is SETA NQF level 4.
- Accomodation on age and matric is possible for certain groups and cases.
- Tuition is free. Qualified students are given full bursaries with stipends.
- Up to 25 people can be admitted to each Ubuntu Touch training class.
- No prior massage experience or theory of anatomy is necessary.
- All students must adequately speak, read and write English.
OVERVIEW OF WHAT WE DO
Ubuntu Touch s a woman’s upliftment project based in Cape Town, South Africa. Our 12-week course teaches asic massag skills, life skills and offers the professional tools necessary for graduates to obtain immediate mployment in the wellness and hospitality industries. Ubuntu helps beneficaries transition between poverty and jobs by providing confidence, healing, skills, and motivation to journey towards a sustainable future.
Our holistic process keeps us in contact with our learners and their employers as well as the communities and leadership structures where the learners reside, and perform on going community restitution and volunteerism work within their networks. In just over two years of existence, Ubuntu has produced 30 graduates. Over 100% of all graduates have work or re running their own enterprsies within one year of graduating. Our May 2015 graduates have 8 part time work..
Our goal is to maintain a year-over-year employment rate of at least 90%.
OVERVIEW OF WHERE THE MONEY GOES
Tuition is free to all students, or none could afford to attend. Stipendiary support with food and transport is essential. It takes approximately R26,000 in cash to graduate one student through this intensive training and mentorship program, including student stipends, curriculum books, transport and food. Funds pay for staff and teachers’ salaries, equipment, kitchen and office supplies, printing and classroom supplies, car and petrol and other transportation expenses, phone and internet usage and banking fees currently, and we are able to train up to 100 people per year during four 12-16 week class sessions given our training capacity.