Ekurhuleni mayor Gungubele was in Brakpan on Wednesday morning, to accept a R100 000 donation from Carnival City and the Afrisun Trust. The handover took place at the Carnival City Hotel and will be used by the mayor’s office to improve and develop the lives of the Ekurhuleni community. Afrisun chairperson Gibson Thula (seated) presented the cheque to Gungubele. Afrisun trustees and staff from the mayor’s office also attended the event.
–Brakpan Herald, 11 Oct 2013
Total spend for the quarter was R2,780,877.88
|SCI Com Booster
Sci-Com Foundation is an organization that runs Saturday and Vocational School operational under the umbrella of Brakpan High School. This project is a joint venture Sponsorship with Carnival City.
Their main objective of Sci-Com Foundation is to help learners improve their Grade 12 results in Mathematics, Accounting, Physical Science and Computers Application Technology.
|EJCC Cricket Bursary
||Annual sponsorship towards the identification and development of cricket in the black communities
Of Ekurhuleni region. The project aim to identify black cricketers from our catchment area.
||Red-carpet Marketing is a hospitality school based in Brakpan. AERCT committed to sponsor the school with an amount of R300, 000.00. In this quarter, two-thirds of the amount has already been given to the school.
|Tokyo Gardens Crèche
||AERCT committed to 3 month project of revamping Tokyo Gardens Crèche’s building. Phase 1 of the revamp is complete. The full budgeted amount for this project is R100 000.00
||Trustees identified students and assisted with registration fees for higher education institutions.
|Winter Blankets and Food Parcels
||In this quarter, AERCT, in association with Carnival City, distributed food parcels and blankets around Ekurhuleni.
||Xoli Ndoyiya, former president Nelson Mandela’s chef, has written a book. AERCT contributed
R200, 000.00 in the publishing of the book.
|Agang Sechaba fund
||It is an educational fund that assists children from underprivileged backgrounds. AERCT committed to a 3 year sponsorship amounting to a total of
R300, 000.00. R100, 000.00 is paid each year.
|Hydro International College
||AERCT sponsored 30 students from Ekurhuleni to do a one year beauty therapy course at the Hydro International College. The total spend will be
R1 400 000.00 and the rest of the expenditure will be reported quarterly.
|Royal Hair Academy
||AERCT sponsored 10 students to do a one year Hair course at the Royal Hair Academy. The total spend will be R300, 000.00. Half of the money has been paid and the rest will be reported in the next quarter.
|Vardos Football Club
||AERCT sponsored Vardos Football Club with an amount of R124, 500.00 for their participation in the Ekurhuleni soccer tournament.
| Ekurhuleni Woman Basketball tournament
||An amount of R115, 872.00 was spent for the teams’ uniform and prizes for the tournament.
| Eaglet home care
||AERCT sponsored the Eaglet home care with an amount of R179, 914.75 for buying Montessori educational material.
| Steiner Girls welcome party
||AERCT did a welcome party for the Steiner girls in celebration of their achievements
| Business seminar
||This joint venture between AERCT & Carnival City saw small businesses from all over Ekurhuleni being invited to a day seminar. SARS, Nedbank, DTI & NYDA, were in attendance to assist with the registering of companies & applications for business funding. SME’s working for AERCT & Carnival City were also invited to share their success stories.
| Maslow Function
||AERCT hosted all the students that they have sponsored over the past years in celebrating their achievements and successes.
| Giving Sight Project
||Annual project, whereby 54 patients from Thokoza Home for the Aged, in Thokoza each received a new pair of spectacles.
| Pensioner Day
||60 pensioners from disadvantaged townships within Ekurhuleni were treated to a special day out at Lotta Foods Restaurant.
In the several meetings we had with the Majors office, it seemed as if the was a way forward but no progress has been seen in the projects discussed in the meetings. Inquiries were made concerning the revamping of the netball courts around Kwa Thema but there was no response from the Mayor’s office. At this stage, the projects are at a standstill.
Mandela Children’s fund
The Mandela Children’s fund requested a sponsorship for their projects. AERCT committed to giving R300, 000.00 to the children’s fund. The meeting that we planned to have with them was put on hold due to the illness of the former president, Nelson Mandela. The money was supposed to be presented on Mandela day.
It was decided on the last board meeting that the Mandela project should be divided into three: Mandela Day, Mandela Registration and Mandela Education. The amount for each is R40, 000.00, R40, 000.00, R60, 000.00 respectively. The total amount allocated is R140, 000.00.
SCI Com Booster
There was an outstanding amount of R100, 000.00 in last year’s commitment; a new proposal is yet to be approved.
EJCC Cricket Bursary
Tokyo Gardens Crèche
Winter Blankets and Food Parcels
Agang Sechaba fund
Hydro International College
Royal Hair Academy
Vardos Football Club
Ekurhuleni Woman Basketball tournament
Eaglet home care
Steiner Girls welcome party
John Voster School
Ninety Six Thousand Three Hundred
The Afrisun East Rand Community Trust in celebrating their 10th birthday undertook to refurbish and repair the ablution blocks for girls and boys at the local school. Trustees were requested to select a school in their area and manage the project.
Goede Hoop School
One Hundred and Fifty thousand Rand
The Afrisun East Rand Community Trust in celebrating their 10th birthday undertook to Read More
Doctor and Empowerment Trust team up to help the aged regain their sight
Optometrists have long encouraged older people to have their eyes tested regularly but most can not afford to do so. However, for the residents of Vosloorus Old Age Home, Kwa Thema Old Age Home and San Michelle outside help is now at hand.
Afrisun Trust, the empowerment partner of Carnival City Casino, has embarked on a project to give back sight to the aged. Over the past month, Dr Patrick Mncube visited the home to give free eye tests to the residents, who will formally receive their new glasses from 28 June. Read More
Carnival City and Afrisun Trust honour the season for giving with the fourth annual Christmas party for approximately 700 underprivileged children.
This year Carnival City CSI and the Afrisun Trust have jointly pledged R130 000 to bring the spirit of the season to life for youngsters aged six to 12 from orphanages in Ekurhuleni. They were treated to a day of non-stop entertainment at Carnival City on 3 December from 08h00 to 15h00.
The outdoor soccer field on the property was transformed into a fantasy ‘water world’ complete with water slide, castles and boat rides. The outdoor games and foam offered the children hours of excitement. Read More
Puma Rangers FC
To the board of directors: We truly thankful for considering us for this wonderful opportunity to fund us. You’ve left a footprint in our hearts and good memories in our young minds ,that will last as we’re growing .In you we’ve found dearly loving parents . We are proud and have courage to face the future with confidence ,you’ve natured our talent. We further promise to be the good boys as well as future stars .
In those few words we would like to wish you a marry christmas and joyous 2013.
From the players and the team management. Puma rangers FC
The talents of cricket stars of the future are on view in Benoni and across Ekurhuleni this week as the Eastern Junior Club Cricket Association stage their annual EJCCA Carnival City Cricket Festival.
Apart from attracting some of the best young players from the region, there are a number of teams from neighbouring countries taking part in an event that Eastern Cricket’s director of club cricket Mark Kingham describes as “one of the cornerstones of cricket development in Southern Africa”. Read More
Like Marco Polo centuries ago, three young Ekurhuleni women undertook epic journeys of the world and arrived back brimming over with tales of wonder to tell at a celebration thrown in their honour by Carnival City and the Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT) on 2 July.
In 2008 the AERCT awarded 10 local girls with a two-year bursary in Somatology (Beauty Therapy) and Hairdressing. Little could anyone have known at that time that the course of their lives would change so much and the world would become their Oyster. Read More
Police honoured at Carnival City-Afrisun Trust’s SAPs 2011 Merit Awards
Special award for policemen who arrested the Facebook Rapist
Among the SAPs personnel honoured at the Carnival City and Afrisun Trust’s 2011 SAPs Awards dinner on Tuesday 27 March was the late Constable Bongani Dhlamini who, together with Seargeant Maurice Moloi, was instrumental in the capture of the notorious Facebook rapist. Read More