Golang Education Outreach was established in 2002 with a vision to uplift and enhance the educational journeys of under-privileged and vulnerable children. The Outreach is based in the Emthonjeni Community Centre in Honeydew, mainly serving the people living in the informal settlement of Zandspruit.
For the Outreach to achieve its vision most effectively, involvement in children’s lives starts at an early age and continues until adulthood. We therefore have a Preschool with children from age 3; and Aftercare Centre catering for Primary School children; and a Youth Program for High-Schoolers. This involvement is relationship-based and holistic in character. There are no hand-outs without the opportunity of building into a child’s life and we aim, as far as possible, to change and develop all the aspects of a child’s life - not just provide food and clothing. We try and free our children from being dependent on others by equipping and encouraging them to a better life. It is with these goals in mind that Golang Education started the following projects: