15 Montesori Preschools
Siyasiza has launched an early childhood development programme from 2002. Since the establishment of this programme 15 preschools have been established in partnership with other organisations in various parts of South Africa. All these schools are based on the montesori philosophy of education. Siyasiza has outsourced its training of teachers to the Wonderkids Montesori training centre in Durban.
School Fees Programme
Siyasiza supports disadvantaged learners in schools by way of school fees, uniforms, stationery. In 2003 38 learners were assisted & in 2004 104 learners were assisted.
Siyasiza has a bursary programme for tertiary students. 13 students were assisted in 2003, and 32 in 2004.
Siyasiza established 4 tuition centres for grades 11 & 12 to assist learners in English, Mathematics, Acountancy & Physical science. These were establsihed in 2003 in Durban, Hammarsdale, Newcastle & Pretoria. In 2004 only 1 was established in Durban due to financial constraints.
Siyasiza in assocation with other organisations conducts 2 Health Screening Clinics in May & August each year in disadvantaged areas such as Malukazi & Umlazi. Approximately 3 to 400 patients are treated on each occasion.
Computers to Schools
Siyasiza has assisted schools in the establishment of Computer Centres. The first 1 was established in Ishipingo Primary School.
School Infrastructure Refurbishment
Siyasiza has assisted in the refurbishment of ablution facilities at Ishipingo Primary School.