University Of Pretoria’s Article On MIWJ 2018

Putting Theology into Practice

Thabiso Thoka, a student leader in the Faculty of Theology and Religion, participated as volunteer in the Mamelodi Initiative during the recent holiday. This holiday programme, called the Winter Jam, is a three-week, all-day programme focused on academic excellence in mathematics and English. The programme serves Grade 7, 8, 9, 10,11 and matric learners, providing them with resources that empower them to make the changes they want to see.

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Mamelodi Initiative Scholar to Attend School for Ethics and Global Leadership in Washington DC

Marvin Lukas, a grade 11 student at Gatang Secondary School, will be the first South African to attend the School for Ethics and Global Leadership (SEGL) in Washington, DC, USA. The Mamelodi native’s participation in the program is trailblazing for South Africa and the continent as a whole; he is the first student to be sent from a school in Africa since SEGL’s inception in 2009. As a Mamelodi Initiative Scholar, Lukas will receive mentorship and financial support from the Mamelodi Initiative to enable his success in the program and beyond.

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Winter Programme 2014

The Mamelodi Initiative Winter Programme 2014 is coming soon! The 3-week programme is for learners in grades 8-10, and will run on weekdays from Monday, 30 June through Friday, 18 July 2014 at the University of Pretoria, Mamelodi Campus (formerly known as the Vista campus). We will have an American team joining us again as we pursue excellence in English, mathematics, and other fun enrichment activities. Please arrive in the morning of Monday, 30 June to register for the programme and to take the pre-assessment.