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TSiBA’s Grows it’s Open Access Book Collection

16 Sep 2014 in

Written by Ilana Barling, TSiBA Librarian

Picture: Kaylen Breda, Nonkonzo Rwayimani, Rafeeq Goliath, Celene Chetty (sitting), Jennifer Moeketsi and Ivan Moulomba

In September, Juta and Company kindly donated two large boxes of books which are perfectly suited to the Open Access Book Collection at TSiBA.

This collection, found in the…

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What Paying It Forward Means To Me

28 Aug 2014 in

Written by Soren Cloete, TSiBA Volunteer

I heard about TSiBA, when Dorothea Hendricks, who was the Student Counselor at the time (also related to me), told me about TSiBA and invited me to come join and do some volunteer work because I was just sitting at home. I actually don’t…

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How I Make a Difference: S.U.P developing Initiatives

13 Aug 2014 in

By Siyasamkela Kilani, TSiBA 2014 HCBA student, Langa, Cape Town

Vision:
Our vision is to be part of a community that you feel safe and loved in. We want to walk around the streets of South Africa without shivering with fear of being brutally killed for our belongings;…

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BACK TO SHOOL AFTER 17 YEARS!

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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