Staff Polokwane Municipality: Dr Glan Mhango, Lephotse Sithole, Mashianoke Makena and Maipone Segooa.
POLOKWANE – In 2017, the day raised greater than R900 000, which was a serious enhance for the mayor’s bursary fund. To this point, 179 college students have benefitted from the bursary fund. This yr alone, 52 college students acquired bursaries.
In Polokwane, sport has been the best contributor to the Mayor’s Bursary Fund by numerous partnerships which have benefited deprived learners and charity organisations.
Polokwane Mayor, Thembi Nkadimeng stated the golf day is held within the spirit of making an attempt to maintain younger individuals who revenue from the day.
“We’re virtually at R800 000, and I’m advised that there’s more cash coming in. Our goal was R1 million and I hope we will attain it in order that we are able to undertake 50 learners along with the 217 that we now have already helped. We assist younger people who find themselves finding out at universities and FET Schools who’re residents of Limpopo, however in notably coming from the Polokwane Municipal space,” stated Nkadimeng.
She stated the Mayoral Bursary Fund seems for learners who’ve nice potential, however can not afford to review as a consequence of monetary constrains, or who come from little one headed households.
“We undertake them and supply them a full scholarship to review. The bursary scheme is doing very nicely: 14 medical college students have graduated and at the moment are a part of the Division of Well being. We’re trying ahead to this yr’s graduates who might be becoming a member of the working fields,” she stated.
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