April 2017 Holiday Programme

Cape Town:- On 3 and 5 April 2017 Go for Gold hosted a Holiday Programme for Phase Ones in Western Cape. On 3 April 2017 the students enjoyed a talk by one of our partner companies, dhk Architects and on 5 April the Grade 12 students visited two construction sites. One Grade 12 group that […]

Go for Gold’s Annual Fundraising Dinner & Auction 2016

Once again Go for Gold hosted a highly enjoyable Annual Fundraising Dinner and Auction at Pigalle Restaurant in May 2016. Pigalle Restaurant as usual provided an elegant setting with offerings of a delicious three-course meal. The warmth and beauty of the venue set the stage for a very successful event. Our 2016 Fundraising Dinner and Auction was […]

Tuition not enough to tackle youth unemployment

“Extra tuition is not enough,” says Go for Gold Programme Director, Patti Bruyns. “Given that most of our students grow up in poverty-stricken communities, where strong role models are sorely lacking, they need constant mentoring in addition to the academic support we provide, in order for them to develop their self-esteem and a belief that […]

Award-winning NPO to bring education to employment programme to Gauteng

Having successfully helped over 400 students in the Western Cape transition from high school to guaranteed employment in the Built Environment and related sectors, Go for Gold will open its first Gauteng campus in January 2015. Committed to rolling out their education to employment model to benefit many more young people from disadvantaged communities across […]

Students who strive for gold praised by Education MEC

Over 150 learners and students from poor communities across Cape Town, who are part of the Go for Gold Education to Employment programme, took a step closer to achieving their dream of studying engineering, quantity surveying or another technical qualification, when they took centre stage at the 2014 Go for Gold Awards Ceremony. “Our annual […]