The Board

All trustees are responsible for initiating action in support of the trust's mission, vision and objectives. This includes increasing the visibility of the trust and obtaining support from donors, selecting beneficiaries and supporting them with mentorship through their journeys. All trustees are volunteers and serve without compensation.

The board members consist of:

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Mrs. I Terblanche
Completed a BCur. degree at the University of Port Elizabeth in 1984. During her professional career her primary focus was in the field of Oncology and Diabetic Education. Since 1997 she became involved in ministry on a full-time basis. She was a former director and chairman of the Anchor of Hope Community Development NGO.

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Mr M.M Mtengwana
Graduated at the University of Ford Hare in 1994 with a B.Sc. and HED (Higher Education Diploma). Since 2013 he has been the principal of Solomon Mahlangu High School, the top performing high school in KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage.

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Mrs E.M Wasowicz
Completed her studies at the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus in 2008, where she obtained a B.Com Honours in Risk Management. She has 10 years' experience in the financial services industry, particularly in the field of risk management.

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Prof J Greyling
Completed his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Port Elizabeth in 2000. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Nelson Mandela University’s Department of Computing Sciences. In 2016 he started managing a R4 million Bank Seta bursary scheme for 45 students in the department.

We also have trusted advisers who are committed to helping us realise our vision and objectives by being involved in the activities of the trust in various ways, including providing assistance with the selection of beneficiaries, raising funds, organising events, connecting us to potential donors or sharing their ideas to help us expand.

Our advisers are:

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Ms. O Carson
A social worker in KwaNobuhle Uitenhage for 11 years, 6 of which were at a highly recognized HIV/AIDS NGO and 4 years at Solomon Mahlangu High School. She is a passionate social worker with a strong commitment to, and love for, Solomon Mahlangu High School and the KwaNobuhle community.

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Prof. H.O Terblanche
Appointed as a lecturer in History at the University of Port Elizabeth, currently the Nelson Mandela University (NMU) in 1976. He completed his PhD in History in 1993. He retired in 2011 as an Associate Professor in History. In 2012 he was appointed as a Research Associate in History at the NMMU.