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c/o St Francis Children’s Home
122 Thornton Rd (cnr Thornton & Tennant St) Crawford - Cape Town, 7760

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Email: info@leapschool.org.za
Tel: +27 (0) 21 531-9715

About LEAP 6 & Ga-Rankuwa

LEAP 6: Empowering Ga-Rankuwa's Bright Futures

In the vibrant landscape near Pretoria, Ga-Rankuwa became the chosen site for the sixth LEAP School in response to the pressing concerns voiced by the Anglican Diocese of Pretoria. The Anglican Diocese, deeply invested in the welfare of its community, raised alarm about Ga-Rankuwa’s subpar educational outcomes and the disproportionately high unemployment rates among its youth. The LEAP School in Ga-Rankuwa officially opened its doors in 2012, marking a significant step toward addressing these challenges and providing a pathway to a brighter future for the community.

About Ga - Rankuwa & LEAP 6

To understand the significance of LEAP’s presence in Ga-Rankuwa, it is crucial to delve into the area’s history. Ga-Rankuwa, originally established during the apartheid era, has witnessed the complexities of South Africa’s social and political landscape. As the community evolved, it grappled with the legacies of segregation and systemic inequalities. Despite strides towards progress, the area faced persistent challenges, including limited access to quality education and high levels of unemployment.

The decision to establish a LEAP School in Ga-Rankuwa stems from a holistic approach to community development. The Anglican Diocese’s concern about poor educational results and elevated unemployment rates, particularly among the youth, underscores the urgency of intervention. LEAP’s model, known for its success in transforming educational outcomes in underserved communities, is a strategic response to break the cycle of disadvantage and empower the next generation with the tools needed for success.

Nurturing Hope

The socio-economic challenges faced by Ga-Rankuwa are not isolated issues but are deeply intertwined with the daily lives of its residents. High unemployment rates create a ripple effect, impacting families and hindering community growth. Limited access to quality education perpetuates a cycle of disadvantage, limiting opportunities for personal and collective advancement. LEAP’s presence in Ga-Rankuwa is a beacon of hope, offering tailored educational approaches that address the unique needs of the community and break down barriers to success.

Empowering Collaboration

The opening of the LEAP School in Ga-Rankuwa represents more than just a new educational institution; it symbolizes a commitment to community empowerment. By providing not only academic support but also fostering life skills and resilience, LEAP aims to uplift Ga-Rankuwa and equip its residents with the tools to navigate the challenges they face. The school becomes a hub for positive transformation, nurturing a generation that will contribute to the growth and prosperity of the community.

Exemplary Success

The LEAP 6 School in Ga-Rankuwa is a testament to the power of education as a catalyst for change. By addressing the concerns raised by the Anglican Diocese of Pretoria, LEAP is actively working towards breaking down barriers and creating opportunities for the community. As the school continues to grow and evolve, it stands poised to be a transformative force in Ga-Rankuwa, offering a beacon of hope and a pathway to a more promising and empowered future.

LEAP 6 Contact Information

Email Address:

info@leapschool.org.za

Phone Number:

(Tel)  +27 12 700 3279

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