LEAP has established supportive relationships with a number of initiatives and provides them with strategic development assistance, including planning, budgeting, accounting advice and fundraising support.
Provides a wide range of education and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support programmes for refugees in Cape Town.
The organisation was started by a team of refugee tutors working at the LEAP Learning Centre. LEAP staff members also sit on CCFRD’s board and have supported their development, planning and implementation of programmes.
Contact: Andre Mabula – 073 776 2092
Provides care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and cancer in the Kalkfontein township. LEAP students help with cleaning and tutors from the LEAP Learning Centre (some of whom are qualified health professionals in their home countries) support the Iso’Lezwe clinic and community awareness groups.
Contact: Pumla – 0784956537 or Zanele – 0737943376
Kuyasa Soup Kitchen
Provides hot meals to the elderly and other vulnerable people in the community of Langa. LEAP provides support through fundraising and engaging funding partners to help develop and maintain the premises.
Contact: Glenrose Kabane – 021 694 1398/ 072 822 0536
Langa Study Facility and Internet Café
Provides a quiet and safe space for LEAP and other Langa students to study and access internet facilitates after school and on weekends. LEAP past students also use the facility to access information on jobs, careers and further study.
Contact: Steve Lukholo – 083 519 3632
LEAP is working in collaboration with HCI Foundation, Edupeg, Shine Centre and Equal Education to improve education outcomes for students in one of LEAP’s feeder schools in Gugulethu. The intervention also engages students who are part of the partnership between Herzlia Schools and LEAP 2.
Contact: Sabrina Lee – 021 531 9715
Aims to promote a love of sport, as well as positive social engagement and life skills among young men in the community of Langa. The club was initiated and is run by Andisane, one of LEAP’s former students and current participant in our Future Leaders Programme.
Contact: Andisane Tsengiwe – 071 960 9673
Supports ex-prisoners and youth at risk in Gugulethu with training and life skills to prevent re-offending. LEAP provides administrative, bookkeeping and fundraising support.
Contact: Soloman Madikane – 082 627 8846
Provides support and rehabilitation to young people with substance abuse problems. LEAP is the education partner of the Lukhanyo Clinic, and provides tutoring and life orientation support to the teenagers at the centre.
A grassroots publication run by, and for, young people in the community of Langa . The magazine provides a platform for conversation and expression around the current challenges, goals and dreams of young people in the community. LEAP past and current students are closely involved in this initiative.
Contact: Sindile Mavundla – 021 694 1940