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The Medical 10 km fun run donates R67 000 to MasiSports

The Medical 10 km fun run donates R67 000 to MasiSports

A picture from the inaugural race in 1978 By Vince van der Bijl The Western Cape medical profession is astonishing. The popular Medical 10 (km) handicap fun run was held as a “virtual event” in 2022 and raised over R67 000. This at a time when for over two years,...

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A tribute to Johan Schlebusch

A tribute to Johan Schlebusch

A celebration of the life of Johan Schlebusch By Vince van der Bijl The late Johan Schlebusch, founding trustee of Coolplay, was a beacon of what was right and just. He taught me many things, just by being who he was. Johan was a truly remarkable man. Johan led many...

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PT classes thriving at Ukhanyo

PT classes thriving at Ukhanyo

Grade 1 classes playing soccer matches on the Ingrid Wheeler Field as part of their PT lessons Five years ago Ukhanyo had just one netball court on which standard Physical Training (PT) lessons were held by head coach Nceba Jonas. It was an important lesson, yet...

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Athletics trip a great learning experience

Athletics trip a great learning experience

Imyoli Nadbambi in action at Nationals Ukhanyo Primary teacher Kwanele Lunga and Siya Mayiya recently accompanied learner Imyoli Nadbambi to Potchefstroom for SA national athletic event. Imyoli had been chosen to run the Under-10 1200m for the Western Cape Team – an...

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Congratulations to Westlake Primary School!

Congratulations to Westlake Primary School!

Westlake Primary School in Tokai, Cape Town, is a magnificently constructed school. It is modern, has two quads with surrounding classrooms and a vibrant principal and staff to complement this “model C” standard school. The Ackerman Foundation was instrumental in this...

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A Magnificent Sporting Weekend!

A Magnificent Sporting Weekend!

Sport came back to life last weekend with the Cape Town Cycle Tour, the ICC Women’s CWC and so many other national and international matches. Community sport also erupted with many events. We are almost back to normal! Masiphumelele and MasiSports were involved in so...

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A Glorious Day of Cultural Diversity

A Glorious Day of Cultural Diversity

Sixty learners, six coaches and teachers and the principal, Michael Tyhali, from Ukhanyo Primary School visited the SA Jewish Museum (SAJM) this weekend. It was a glorious day of learning, adventure and cultural diversity. This was a new, unexpected experience as the...

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Helping township children live fulfilled lives

Helping township children live fulfilled lives

In disadvantaged environments, schools and churches remain the permanent institutions that help children with their physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual growth and health, year after year. In Masiphumelele, MasiSports works through the local schools...

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A great start to 2022

A great start to 2022

Vince van der Bijl The Ukhanyo Primary parents’ evening was a buzz of excitement. Over 300 parents came to the parents’ “start of the year” presentations by the Head and the SGB. This was on an evening of miserable rain and cold, which was testament to their respect...

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MasiSports Update – March 2022

From the Desk of Vince – March 2022

MasiSports Update – December 2021

From the Desk of Vince – October 2021

MasiSports Update – August 2021