About us

ABOUT US

What we do

We invest in the future today
We invest in the future today. We identify the brightest learners from across South Africa who might not have the financial means to reach their full potential and create opportunities for them to access quality education – to maximise their potential to succeed in academics, sport, leadership and life.
We identify the brightest learners from across South Africa who might not have the financial means to reach their full potential and create opportunities for them to access quality education – to maximise their potential to succeed in academics, sport, leadership and life.

Who we are

The Ruta Sechaba Foundation

The Ruta Sechaba Foundation is a non-profit organisation committed to fostering talent beyond economic limitations to build a bright future for tomorrow’s leaders.

is a non-profit organisation committed to fostering talent beyond economic limitations to build a bright future for tomorrow’s leaders.

Our impact

Imagine if every bright young mind was simply given a chance to succeed, no matter their financial circumstances. The possibilities for their future would be endless!

We identify bright, motivated achievers who consistently deliver academic and sporting excellence despite their socio-economic disadvantages. We open doors to a vast ecosystem of educational opportunities they couldn’t otherwise reach. In doing so, we provide access to a brilliant future.

Changing one life can change many. Changing one life starts with you. Your investment is the key. You can help the country’s most talented, curious, driven young minds reach their full potential, and help them shine brighter.

In 2017, we started with funding for 119 learners

Our impact to date:

515

Learners in 2022

90%

 Grade 12 learners received university exemption

>100

Learners completed Grade 12

62

Number of Curro high schools in the country

Helping the youth to shine

FORMER AND CURRENT LEARNERS’ TESTIMONIES

Zinhle Kutlwano Thabethe

GRADE 11

‘An opportunity used wisely, and hard work can change your life drastically.’

Peace Igwe

GRADE 9

‘We all have dreams but in order to make dreams come into reality it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.’

Themba Msomi

GRADE 11

‘When Ruta Sechaba gives you the ball, you go out there and do a home run. I’ll not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define me. I’ll take this opportunity and use it to its fullest.’

Quality

The Ruta Sechaba Foundation manages the entire application, selection and enrolment process for all new beneficiaries. Ruta Sechaba engages actively with schools and learners to ensure successful outcomes.

 

Performance

Schools monitor academic performance directly, intervening and correcting where necessary.

 

Transparency

Funders receive performance reports on each learner every quarter.

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Contact

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