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22 May 2014 in

Life takes on different hues and this is sometimes beyond human anticipation.
It was on 6th April 1994 when I saw the landing airplane being shut down while it prepared to land on the airport. Ever since then, the life took on different direction toward unknown destination. I was…

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Inspiration from Tjaart

15 May 2014 in

Written by Beverley Basson, TSiBA Education

Picture: left to right: Tjaart Theron, Sithembile Malinga, Javier Guzman

Five years ago I was introduced to Tjaart Theron through a mutual friend. He had a vision for supporting the development of talented youth in South Africa by collaborating with youth in Europe to…

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Students Turn Out Big for ‘Head to Head’

15 May 2014 in

Picture: Special Agent Black (Carwell Lekay) and M.M.I (Calemn Baatjies)

Today, students of TSiBA Cape Town pushed and shoved to get a view of ‘Head to Head,’ a lineup of rap battles and R&B sing offs between students. The rap battle was so packed that many students stood just outside…

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You Are That Hero

15 May 2014 in

Picture: Left to right: Shameez Liederman, Craig Ross, Kim Hickley

“Apparently I am a hero. That is why I am here today,” began Craig Ross while addressing the TSiBA Cape Town students. Ross grew up in less than ideal conditions in Bridgetown, Cape Town, in which he struggled with substance…

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TSiBA Fundraising Trail Run Series

14 May 2014 in

Written by Claire Everingham, The Studio Group

My name is Claire Everingham. I am a complete blonde, with a passion for fitness and healthy living, an obsession with shoes (especially bright trainers), who doesn’t know my right from my left, and just wants to make…

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Make a difference – three opportunities in London next week

09 May 2014 in

By Nicola Millson, TSiBA UK Trustee
6 Heads

Many of you have followed the blogs related to the remarkable Tsiba University, attended the Transformative Education event at LSE last year or donated to the Tsiba cycle for change campaign. We are inspired by…

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‘Mean 16’ Perform

08 May 2014 in

Today, the MCs, comedians and hip-hop singers of TSiBA Cape Town gathered around a lively crowd of students to showcase their talent. Dimitri Louw, a TSiBA student and organizer of the rap session, explains that the informal, chill rapping atmosphere gives some of the students confidence to express themselves…

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Paul Mphambani Crossing the Finish Line at the Homtini MTB Race

08 May 2014 in

Paul Mphambani, a student of TSiBA Eden and the Chairperson of TsiBikes, “led from the front” at the Homtini MTB Race this past week. In addition to completing the race, Paul made contact with Triathlete Hannele Steyn, who has donated them some sports kit. “Words cannot say much but…

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Mentorship Day at Coronation

06 May 2014 in

From left to right in the photo:
Nadia Williams, Andiswa Dulane, Courtney Petersen, Richard Jamieson ( one of Coronation’s consultants from Connemara whom also ran the workshop), Myself- Chad Lee Cupido, Juliet Magagula ( 1st year student @ Stellenbosch University) and Abe Mahlesaela. Not included in the photo…

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TSiBA Alumni Pay it Forward on Easter

05 May 2014 in

TSiBA Alumni’s Easter visit to Ncedolwethu Edu-care Centre
By Athini Kenke, TSiBA BBAGraduate 2013

Saturday the 19th of April, the day after Good Friday, saw TSiBA Alumni trek all the way to Mfuleni, where we were welcomed by 49 beaming faces at Ncedolwethu Edu-care Centre. Ncedolwethu, which means…

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