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MasiSports gains a new ambassador

MasiSports gains a new ambassador

MasiSports has wonderful ambassadors who work tirelessly behind the scenes promoting our project, feeding in ideas and concepts and helping raise funds. They are central to our progress and we bless them for their selfless service to the children of Masiphumelele.

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PT classes a vital physical release

PT classes a vital physical release

The Covid virus has disrupted the usual levels of enthusiasm and energy among the children at the primary schools in the South Peninsula. Without the physical and emotional release of sport and other after schools’ activities, the primary children have battled to stay positive

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A mentor, on and off the field

A mentor, on and off the field

If there’s anyone who knows about the power of sport to change lives, it’s Teddy Nyali, MasiSports sports co-ordinator and coach, based at Ukhanyo Primary School. Teddy is also an administrator along with Ukhanyo’s head coach Nceba Jonas, and together they lead the school’s sport

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Gender equity at work

Gender equity at work

Three girls have stepped forward in predominantly boys’ sports in townships. It is not just their participation and success that shines through but their attitude to life and their open embracing of challenges. The three have become leaders in their sports and schools and their…

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Teacher’s letter gives thanks for life-skills programme

Teacher’s letter gives thanks for life-skills programme

Every sports session starts with a life-skills discussion that covers topics such as confidence, leadership and resilience. We are very proud of our partners, who are the key to our success. Along with founder partner MCC and NGO partner Masicorp, we also work very...

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A field of Rainbow Nation dreams

A field of Rainbow Nation dreams

Vince van der Bijl and Masi Community Liaison Officer Mfundiso Ngetu at the site of the new field The new astroturf field under construction at Ukhanyo Primary looks fantastic. This 60x30m field will open up a whole new world of home matches for the school, which in...

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Lord’s Taverners video showcases a wonderful day

Lord’s Taverners video showcases a wonderful day

The MasiSports Open Day at Ukhanyo Primary school on May 6th saw more than 100 guests celebrate the name change and the sod-turning ceremony for the new 60 x 30m astroturf Ingrid Wheeler Field. The day also showcased the variety of sports at the school, as well as the...

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A quiet ball of fire

A quiet ball of fire

Kwanele Lunga, centre, with her cycling students Masisports is so grateful for the 12 educators who volunteer their sports coach services after school. Kwanele Lunga is one of these educators, and is inspirational in her approach to teaching and coaching. She is so...

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Nkondlo Primary follows the Ukhanyo way

Nkondlo Primary follows the Ukhanyo way

The story begins in 2019 when two educators from Ukhanyo Primary moved back “home” to Nkondlo, 20 minutes outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape. They brought with them the Ukhanyo energy and approach to Nkondlo Primary. After only a term, Nkondlo Primary principal...

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Open Studios – our great neighbours

Open Studios – our great neighbours

Hazel Anderson, an Open Studios committee member, and Alex Hetherington, a MasiSports ambassador and exco member, are Noordhoek neighbours and friends. So began a collaboration for the children of Masi. Open Studios is a long-established collection of artists,...

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