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[PRESS RELEASE] THE NOMPUMELELO FINE ARTS AND DANCE PROJECT

In August, PASCAP Trust held the final installment of our Fine Arts and Dance Project with a group of enthusiastic young people from Sakhikamva High School in the Eastern Cape. The project, sponsored by the National Lotteries Commission (NLC), aimed to equip pupils from disadvantaged communities with fundamental skills in Dance and Fine Arts. The Fine Arts and Dance Project offered a series of

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Interning in Cape Town: Travel Blog

Being an intern at Pascap Trust is not only about gaining an incredible experience of working in both an office and school environment, but also about utilising your time in the beautiful city of Cape Town. Working for Pascap has been a truly eye-opening and worthwhile experience, from planning leadership sessions to playing ‘I love you but I can’t smile’ with the learners. It

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A Hero’s Journey: Don Pinnock On Creating A Story The Youth Can Believe In

“Every teenager, at some point, needs to be their own hero and be well regarded by their peers,” writes Don Pinnock in Gang Town. Although getting recognition from elders is important, teenagers also require the respect of their peers—some don’t even get that. Sadly, on the streets, violence can give you credibility, so if we don’t show these young hearts and minds that there

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My Internship Experience at PASCAP

Unlike the education system in Hong Kong and England, where many students focus solely on achieving well in their exams, my internship with PASCAP Trust has enabled me to realise how education carries a whole new significance in South Africa. Here, education provides the youth with the opportunity to fend for themselves, to understand their rights and worth and to provide them with a

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