Category: Great Results

Success at UCS: Lifted up to where he belongs
January 19, 2018January 19, 2018
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Success at UCS: Lifted up to where he belongs

For former UCS learner, Bongani Matlebe, his biggest accomplishment to date has been to achieve one particular goal: to be at the very school he came from. “I was a beneficiary of the fundraising programme that I am now managing as the newly appointed fundraiser at the school,” he explains. “This was a goal for...

Leadership at UCS
January 8, 2018February 5, 2018
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Leadership at UCS

Building Tomorrow’s Movers And Shakers At UCS “A leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realising that all along they are being directed from behind.”  – Nelson Mandela. This quote from one of South Africa’s greatest leaders of all time will...

A School That Makes Dreams Come True
December 13, 2017December 13, 2017
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A School That Makes Dreams Come True

Melissa Thandokazi Sontashe was already dreaming of big business when she was little. Even though she was poor she would picture herself all grown up with lots of money. She pictured herself giving some of that money to the less fortunate people who lived in her rural community. “From a young age I looked up...

How Ucs Helped A Learner To Help Others
June 15, 2017December 14, 2017
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How Ucs Helped A Learner To Help Others

25-year old Thabiso Chauke is a real go-getter. He is also a giver of gifts as the founder of Two Pairs of Shoes. The NGO puts school shoes on the feet of children who cannot afford to buy their own. “I went to a very good school. So, I thought it was important for me to...