Pioneering models for community development projects in the Eastern Cape and Nelson Mandela Bay region of South Africa.
When the Government Housing Policy changed in terms of subsidy finance, it opened up an opportunity for the Foundations and its partners to pilot a new model in housing initiatives.Read More
Initiative for Curriculum Excellence (ICE) aims to address the development needs of teachers in the fields of Mathematics and Science and endeavors to equip Subject Heads with skills to effectively fulfill their roles and responsibilities.Read More
Transforming schools into centres of quality teaching and learning, especially those in developing countries, is a challenging process that requires strategic and creative approaches. In 2003 the GMSAF launched the Learning Schools Initiative which iterates a number of school improvement approaches, programmes and tools contextualised within a whole school evaluation and whole school development process.Read More
The GM South Africa Foundation - previously the Delta Foundation - is
not a grant making organization. The Foundation follows a process of
undertaking the project management of innovative education and housing
projects in the Eastern Cape, usually within the Nelson Mandela Bay
area, and writing up all the lessons learnt in the form of practical
implementation guidelines. This information is then shared with
interested organizations across the country in order to promote the
replication of successful new development models and to influence the
State in the formulation of practical policies.
We, as members of the Backpackers Programme team, believe that all children, given a safe context in which to explore their developmental and societal challenges, can learn the life skills needed to journey responsibly and safely towards reaching their full potential in life.