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Premier Helen Zille to Launch the Year Beyond Programme

9 September 2014

Tomorrow, 10 September 2014, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Minister Debbie Schafer and Minister Nomafrench Mbombo will be launching an exciting new initiative called the Year Beyond programme.

This after-school academic enrichment programme will be rolled out at the beginning of next year at selected schools with MOD centres and will involve top matric and university graduates volunteering to assist primary and high school learners by providing tutoring and support in order to improve education outcomes in the province.

The volunteers will also be exposed to a range of opportunities including acquiring a leadership qualification and expanding their social and economic networks while making a real contribution towards improving the lives of underprivileged young people living in our communities.

The Western Cape Government is partnering with a number of NGO’s to roll out the Year Beyond programme who will also be present at the launch tomorrow.

All media are invited to attend.

There will be opportunities for interviews and photographs.

Date:              Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Time:              10:00

Venue:           Media Room, 15 Wale Street, Cape Town

Please allow for time for signing in or confirm attendance with ID number in advance.

Media Enquiries: 

Michael Mpofu
Spokesperson for Premier Helen Zille
Tel: 021 483 4584
Cell: 071 564 5427
E-Mail: michael.mpofu@westerncape.gov.za