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Chairman’s Corner Volume 3 – The Growth of EdTech in Africa

Chairman’s Corner is an educational blog series by Litoro founder and current board chairman Luke. In his free time,...

Chairman’s Corner Volume 2 – Educational Models Around the World

Chairman’s Corner is an educational blog series by Litoro founder and current board chairman Luke. In his free time,...

Chairman’s Corner Volume 1 – Education: Poverty’s Panacea?

Chairman’s Corner is an educational blog series by Litoro founder and current board chairman Luke. In his free time,...

Litoro’s Coronavirus Relief Drive

On behalf of everyone at the Litoro Foundation, there is simply no other way to put it but to say THANK YOU, THANK YOU and THANK YOU. We would like to extend our most sincere gratitude to all those involved in our successful Litoro Easter Donation Drive and because of...

Litoro’s Coronavirus Response

Dear Litoro Community, We are writing to update you on the impact of COVID-19 on the mentorship and tutoring programmes at Litoro Foundation and the steps being taken to address this. There is no denying that COVID-19 has seen the world at their knees as we suffer in...
Litoro’s Coronavirus Relief Drive

Litoro’s Coronavirus Relief Drive

On behalf of everyone at the Litoro Foundation, there is simply no other way to put it but to say THANK YOU, THANK YOU and THANK YOU. We would like to extend our most sincere gratitude to all those involved in our successful Litoro Easter Donation Drive and because of...

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Litoro’s Coronavirus Response

Litoro’s Coronavirus Response

Dear Litoro Community, We are writing to update you on the impact of COVID-19 on the mentorship and tutoring programmes at Litoro Foundation and the steps being taken to address this. There is no denying that COVID-19 has seen the world at their knees as we suffer in...

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2019 Annual Litoro Fundraiser

2019 Annual Litoro Fundraiser

On 20 October 2019, the Litoro team and its supporters ran in the Gun Run to raise funds for the 2020 LitoroConnect Scholarship Programme as well as Fight Back SA, a NPO that provides self-defence classes for girls in rural areas. Together we ran 1,259 kilometers and...

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2018 Annual Litoro Fundraiser

2018 Annual Litoro Fundraiser

On the 24th of November, the Litoro Team hosted its first annual fundraiser at Seelan Restaurant at the V&A Waterfront. The fundraiser introduced our exciting new LitoroConnect initiative, while allowing guests to network with like-minded, philanthropic...

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UCLA True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award

UCLA True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award

Well done to Litoro Founder Luke, who recently won UCLA's True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award – a $5000 scholarship awarded to the school's top 10 graduating seniors who have displayed the True Bruin values of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and...

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Litoro Mentors taking initiative

Litoro Mentors taking initiative

Two of our Litoro mentors, Maxine Beimel and Brend Allan, took their student, Akho, to the movies as a reward to him for how hard he has been working throughout the term. Maxine started tutoring Akho at the beginning of 2018 and Brendan came on board in September as...

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2018 Mid-Year Team Conference

2018 Mid-Year Team Conference

On Sunday, the 29th of July, Litoro Foundation hosted its mid-year event to celebrate and show appreciation to all of its hardworking directors, mentors and tutors for their contributions throughout the first half of 2018. The event was also a great forum to discuss...

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Easter Egg Drive 2018

Easter Egg Drive 2018

On Friday the 6th of April, the Litoro Foundation shared the spirit of Easter with Likhwezi Educare and Siyakhanyisa. The Litoro team managed to collect more than 650 Easter eggs for this drive. Adding to the excitement, a few new faces joined us for the day, getting...

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Litoro Student of the Year 2017

Litoro Student of the Year 2017

Prince Farikeni is an athletically-inclined twelve year-old who was given the opportunity to attend Wynberg Boys Junior School. He has shown a particular passion for Natural Sciences and Mathematics which has driven his unwavering determination to pursue his dream of...

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Litoro Student of the Year 2016

Litoro Student of the Year 2016

Vivienne Ncgobo is an aspiring pilot and conscientious seventeen year-old at Bloubergrand High School, who has a particular interest in understanding the world around her. As a current Grade 9 pupil, Vivienne has shown her appreciation for the way in which her new...

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Annual Blanket Drive 2016

Annual Blanket Drive 2016

On the 18th of May 2016 the Litoro Foundation went out to Bardale township for the official blanket drive handover. Simba, Emma and Sam teamed up with other UCT students to raise 100 blankets for the preschool children of Bardale. Some of the students who...

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Litoro Student of the Year 2015

Litoro Student of the Year 2015

Sifiso is a self-driven entrepreneur, engineer and aspiring pilot who made the most of his scholarship at Wynberg Boys Junior and later, Senior School, and has only risen higher and higher since he finished. Having started at WBJS at six years old, Sifiso soon found...

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