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Stories from the Trust – Essay by Simbongile Zita

This is a small essay written by Simbongile Zita, a student Marilyn Scott met while working in the classrooms of the Keiskamma Trust. Thank you Simbongile for writing this essay and sharing your story with us!
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I am a young man at the age of 19. As I was growing up, I did not know what my […]

By |June 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment|

Stories from the Trust – Essay by Yonela

This is a small essay written by Yonela Ngcwembe, a student Marilyn Scott met while working in the classrooms of the Keiskamma Trust. Thank you Yonela for writing this essay and sharing your story with us!
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I am a girl who grew up with grandparents. My mother and father separated when I was a little girl. I […]

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    Stories from the Trust – Music Academy twin brothers write about music, life and their futures

Stories from the Trust – Music Academy twin brothers write about music, life and their futures

My name is Thabo Ngoxo. I was born in 1996 and I was born with a twin brother. I stayed here in Hamburg until I was three. Then I left with my brother and went to live with my grandmother, my father’s mother, in East London. We both grew up in front of her […]

By |April 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Words from Anne Fanning and Her Trip to Hamburg

This is my favourite picture from a Hamburg visit two years ago.  I had attended a concert given by students who were part of the Keiskamma music academy, with found instruments and donor supported lessons. Waiting for the school bus home, this lad played for himself. What tune? To celebrate what memory? I was […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Drinks for Development 2015

Sunday, April 26, 4-6pmUpper Crust Cafe10909 86 Ave, EdmontonJoin Keiskamma Canada Foundation, Sombrilla, and the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation to learn more about international development work in South Africa and Latin America. Featuring art, crafts and products for sale from international partners and stories from local volunteers.Tickets: Available at the door for $10 […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Planting Seeds of Growth – A story by Marilyn Scott

One of our very hard working and passionate board members, Marilyn Scott has prepared a series of stories from her several visits to Keiskamma Trust in South Africa. This is our second story, we hope you enjoy! Please leave us comments below if you would like to know more about a certain area […]

By |April 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Eagerness for Learning – A story by Marilyn Scott

One of our very hard working and passionate board members, Marilyn Scott has prepared a series of stories from her several visits to Keiskamma Trust in South Africa. We are pleased to share with you the first of several, we hope you enjoy! Please leave us comments below if you would like to know […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Youth Leadership Tour

EXCITING NEWS! Keiskamma Canada Foundation is proud to announce that we have been selected by the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) to host the 2015 Change Your World: Alberta Youth Leadership Tour to South Africa this July! The Change Your World tour is an opportunity for five Alberta Students, Grades 9-12, to visit, […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Keiskamma’s Young Leaders Recognized

Very proud that two outstanding people and their work with The Keiskamma Trust and South Africa have been acknowledged in ACGC’s Top 30 under 30! Congrats Hannah Gelderman and Angalahka Mangwane. View the online magazine here.

 

By |February 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

ART for ART: Buy local for global impact Fundraiser to supportvillages in Eastern Cape South Africa

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Contact:Marilyn Scott – 780-465-1854

October 2014

jmarilynscott@shaw.ca

ART for ART: Buy local for global impact

Fundraiser to supportvillages in Eastern Cape South Africa

In 2010, Marilyn Scott, an Edmonton writer, was searching for meaningful way to celebrate her 70th birthday. A friend invited her to attend Art for Art, a fundraiser held in Edmonton every second year […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments|