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Art Training For Unemployed Youth

Art Training For Unemployed Youth

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I am a qualified educator and art consultant.  I'm in the process of putting together an art program that I will present to disadvantaged youth at no cost.  I will contact different charities and shelters to offer the program to the youth in their care.   I am fundraising for the costs of putting together the program, art materials for the classes and my travel costs to and from Pretoria, Cape Town and Hermanus where I will be holding the art classes.

The crowdfunding will be towards presenting an art programme for disadvantaged and unemployed youth in the Overstrand, Hermanus, WC, SA. The aim is to help those without matric who are creatively talented to use their artistic skills to generate an income with the vision of completing their school studies and create opportunities for possible future careers. The timeline will be determined by when the programme project starts and how outcomes develop and grow.

Reaching my target will support my aim to help those without matric who are creatively talented to use their artistic skills to generate an income with the vision of completing their school studies and create opportunities for possible future careers. Donations would also help to buy start-up materials for these beneficiaries to make decisions on which career path to follow according to the programme guideline entitled '12 Creative Jobs without matric'  

Funds raised will go towards the following:

1. Administration costs (including travel from Pretoria to Cape Town and between Cape Town and Hermanus) - approx R 10 000.00
2. Programme guidelines and art materials for youth: approx R 25 000.00
3. Project presentation and follow-ups: approx R 5 000.  

 

Donations

  • Feb 07, 2020 - R 200.00
  • "

    A small contribution to help buy paint!

    " - Anonymous

  • Feb 04, 2020 - USD $ 14.13
  • "The world needs more art!" - Brett

  • Jan 25, 2020 - USD $ 73.20
  • "This is an area where real change can happen!!" - Xzistor

  • Jan 23, 2020 - USD $ 36.04
  • "Thea, I wish you & your students every success in this venture " - Trevor Ryan

  • Jan 16, 2020 - R 510.00
  • "

    Happy to start my campaign!

    " - Thea

  • Jan 16, 2020 - R 610.00
  • "

    Good luck with this amazing programme.

    " - Art Friend

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Statistics

Donations to date

R 3 101.65

Fundraising target

R 40 000.00
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Thea Van Schalkwyk Training Cause

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My name is Thea van Schalkwyk.  As an art consultant and educator, I am raising funds to present an art programme for disadvantaged and unemployed youth in the Overstrand, Hermanus, WC, SA. The organisation with whom I will working with is the Overstrand Training Institute. I have been introduced to them by a distinguished academic.