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 2012 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 fifteen 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

22 Apr 2014
On Saturday 12 April, SAEP was represented on HeartFM on a show called 'ordinary people' hosted by DJ Keri Miller in order to promote the Tertiary Support Mentorship Programme.   Kayin Scholtz (SAEP's Social Worker) and Ringo...
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22 Apr 2014
SAEP's Bridging Year students attended two university open days at Stellenbosch University (SU) and at the University of Cape Town (UCT) on Saturday 12 April. The purpose of the expeditions was to enable students to learn...
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17 Apr 2014
On Wednesday 19 March, Sue Bailie from Inclusive Education ran the first workshop of a 10-workshop series for the SAEP Early Childhood Development (ECD) teachers and principals on inclusive education principles and practices. The workshop...
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17 Apr 2014
On Saturday 12th April, SAEP's Arts Programme took 72 high school students from Philippi on an excursion to Green Point Park, Cape Town. The purpose of the trip was to allow the students to get...
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16 Apr 2014
On Saturday 12 April, 22 Grade 8 Hope Scholars joined the Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA) on a four hour hike above Kalk Bay. A large percentage of the Grade 8 students had never...
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SAEP is an Impumelelo Waward Winner   The Independent Code   SAEP is a Stars Impact Award 2012 Runner Up


SAEP gave me a chance to develop myself, a chance to get off the corners of township streets.
- Letsekang, Bridging Year graduate

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