South African Education and Environment Project  

The South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP) empowers young people who are neglected by South Africa's education system. Through tutoring, enrichment and support, we give impoverished learners the tools to reach their potential and uplift their communities.

» Read our 2013 Annual Report here.


Our projects have developed in response to community needs to help the next generation build academic and life skills, prepare for and succeed in higher education and employment, and contribute as leaders to South Africa's economic and social development.

» Learn more about how we serve.


For twenty years, we have relied on the generous support of donors and volunteers worldwide.

» Learn how you can help.


» Watch a short film about our Bridging Year Programme from Missing Piece Films on Vimeo.


Good News from SAEP

1 Oct 2014
Dauphin Human Design Group, a leading global brand specialising in office seating solutions, have donated over 380 chairs that were initially ear marked for use at the 2010 World Cup banquets to The South African Education...
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18 Sep 2014
The National Library of SA's Centre For The Book invited the SAEP Marimba learners to be part of their World Literacy Day celebrations. Our Marimba Band welcomed the guests with one of their songs and...
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16 Sep 2014
Students in the Sinethemba Secondary School Environment Club attended an interactive presentation about careers in the Environmental Sector at the University of Cape Town (UCT).  The presentation was put together jointly by Siyenyuka (the outreach...
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12 Sep 2014
This month, Early Childhood Development (ECD) teachers from SAEP partner educares will attend four workshops that will teach them about the use of Persona Dolls. The ECD teachers will use such dolls in their own...
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3 Sep 2014
Last week, a representative from the Stars Foundation and two members of the Foundation's founding family visited SAEP to learn more about our organisation. Ashely Johnson (Senior Communications and Marketing Officer at Stars), Dr Amal...
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SAEP is a National Lottery Foundation beneficiary

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SAEP is an Impumelelo Waward Winner   The Independent Code   SAEP is a Stars Impact Award 2012 Runner Up


I am now sure what I want to do with my life because of SAEP.
- Amanda, Bridging Year graduate

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