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 [...]
Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT), Carnival City and Department of Labour Brakpan. A Partnership that works for Ekurhuleni AERCT, Carnival City and Department of Labour have partnered in a project for the Empilweni House of Hope based in Tsakane. The skills development and job creation program received initial funding of R300 000.00 from Afrisun, [...]
The Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT) has partnered with Carnival City and DRD Gold to develop a tunnel farming project to benefit 31 unemployed Ekhuruleni residents, to the tune of over R1 Million. The project seeks to create jobs, alleviate poverty, develop skills in agriculture and create a sustainable business for the Caritas HIV [...]
The Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT) has selected 9 female Matric students from the Ekhuruleni Class of 2008 to attend a 2 year Beauty Therapy Course with the Rene Institute of Beauty Therapy in Brakpan. The students, Nokuthula Shabangu and Phumelele Mnguni (KwaThema), Eleanor Paul (Benoni), Jolene Aucamp (Brakpan), Duduzile Ngwenya (Vosloorus), Patricia Baartman [...]
Thirty Seven Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Rand An orphanage in Brakpan where AERCT had previously supplied and fitted a full computer centre, The skills development will take place in the lecture room, the home will supply a meal and all refreshments for the students.
Eleven Thousand Four Hundred Rand A joint project in the Ekurhuleni Community which was launched at Carnival City in June 2004. The Trust paid towards the cost of the launch.
Five Hundred Thousand The second year we have undertaken to assist adult scholars in a Micro MBA, over a six month period, financial, business, marketing and HR are some of the subjects that are specialized in. This is run by Cresco Skills Development.
Two Hundred and Ninety Thousand Seven Hundred Rand Twenty Students from Geluksdal will be given a six months micro MBA training program. Cresco Skills Development will facilitate the program and do training in the micro businesses with the students, facilitating the marketing, financial and registration of vat and service levies. Students will be given an [...]
One Hundred Thousand Rand A building and machinery donated by the Department of Social Welfare and Department of Public Works. The project comprises of Bread Making, Sewing, Brick Making, Coffin making, and Carpentry for furniture. At present all projects are running very slowly except the bakery.