Cape Town – The United Congregation Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA) in Gugulethu put aside their usual activities on Saturday and turned the premises into a higher institution application hub as part of their Mandela Day #67minutes initiative.
They helped about 100 youths apply to either apply to go back to school, or to further their studies at tertiary institutions. Applications were done both digitally and manually, with the organisers volunteering to deliver hard copies at various campuses.
Mihlali Mafanya, one of the organisers, said: “We identified a gap and a need within the respective previously-disadvantaged communities in the Western Cape… many young people would love to go…
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