Good Work Foundation
Good Work Foundation’s vision is to lead a sustainable model of learning that can be introduced to rural African communities. The model focuses on delivering “digital-era” literacy education and career training via community-driven digital learning centers of excellence. Four Digital Learning Centers have already been setup in South Africa, each one delivering adult and school-aged learners world-class information-technology programs, as well as English, life-skills and specific career training programs.
Grant #1 – April 2013
Empowers Africa made a grant to provide scholarships to 6 students (ages 19-23) to enter the Digital Learning Center program and complete their International Computer Drivers License (ICDL) qualifications.
Grant #2 – March 2014
Empowers Africa made a grant to support 120 Grade 4 students from their partner school, Ifalethu Primary, to participate in their Open Leaning Academy for 2014. The Hazyview Digital Learning Center’s Open Learning Academy is a digital hub where 5 local primary schools access their computers and learn science and English.
Grant #3 – June 2014
Empowers Africa made a third grant to sponsor 6 students to enter the Computer program and complete their ICDL qualifications. These students will also have access to English classes as well as life skills and career counseling. All aimed towards assisting these individuals to enter the work force with both skills and confidence.
Grant #4 – October 2016
Empowers Africa was thrilled to facilitate a grant to the Good Work Foundation from Goldman Sachs Gives made in support of GWF projects in South Africa.