LINK2GROW MENTOR PROGRAMME

Our aim is to empower young women to be ready for tertiary education and to make the correct career choices.

The launch of our Mentor Programme 2018 at Good Hope Seminary in Gardens took place on Saturday 3 February 2018.
Mentees, mentors, parents and liaison teachers attended the event.

We have a group photo of all the attendees (mentors, parents and teachers).

The events was opened by Mr Linz, the Head of Good Hope Seminary, who gave a heartfelt speech.

Please enjoy looking at more photographs of the event here

LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP 2018

On Friday the 23rd and Saturday the 24th of February, our mentees attended a highly successful Life Skills workshop kindly presented and sponsored by FREE TO GROW. We want to sincerely thank FREE TO GROW for making this possible. The girls will carry the benefits of this workshop with them for the rest of their lives. Read more about the organisation on their website. Have a look at some photographs of the event.







MENTOR PROGRAM 2017

2017 was the inaugural year of this programme, launched on Wednesday the 28th of June 2017 at Good Hope Seminary in Gardens, Cape Town. There were 30 mentor-mentee pairings.

Our activities in 2017 included:
• A launch event where the pairing of the mentors and mentees took place and the girls were addressed by an inspirational speaker.
• Facilitating and sponsoring psychometric interest testing by a registered educational psychologist for all the mentees.
• A talk by former Carte Blanche presenter, Ruda Landman. She addressed all the grade 11 and 12 girls.
• Facilitating the provision of menstrual cups (through Sarah Jacobs from M Power Cups) to girls at the school.
• A sponsored mentor fellowship event at the offices of Allan Gray.

MENTOR FELLOWSHIP EVENT: 26 August 2017

Our mentors were treated to an afternoon of tea, fellowship and a talk by guest speaker Thandi Ngwane at the Allan Gray Offices in the V&A Waterfront.

RUDA LANDMAN TALK: 22 August 2017

Former Carte Blanche presenter, Ruda Landman addressed all the grade 11 and 12 girls.

Have a look at more photos of the event.

LAUNCH EVENT: 28 June 2017

Carin Wiese (L2G) introducing the program to the attendees
Belinda Muller (teacher) addressing the attendees
Desire Christian (principal) thanking the mentors and encouraging the mentees.
Jacqueline Kraak (L2G) provided a fun and insightful ice-breaking activity.
Thandi Lomberg (L2G), our very inspiring keynote speaker.



Juliet Mukungwa (head girl) thanking our keynote speaker.

Suzanne Leighton (L2G) giving the attendees the background of the organisation.

To see more photographs of the launch, click through the gallery below: