Sumbandila aims to transform the lives of exceptional children from backgrounds of extreme poverty by providing access to quality education in South Africa.

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The Sumbandila Scholarship Trust selects extraordinary children from backgrounds of extreme poverty and offer them a world-class education alongside a strong mentorship programme.

Our Programmes

287
Sumbandila students since 2008

Since 2008, we have had …

55
Scholars in the Residential Programme
232
Scholars in the Outlier Programme
98
Scholars in the Tertiary Programme

Our target is to be supporting a total of 360 scholars at any one time within the education system, and to establish a work placement programme which provides structured access to practical experience within real business and organisations.

Why Education?

Sumbandila wants to be part of the solution.

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