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In South Africa, Born in Africa operates in four different townships around Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape Province: The Crags, Wittedrift, Kranshoek and Harkerville. We also work with Wittedrift High School and “Plett Secondary“, two high schools in Plettenberg Bay itself. We also contribute to smaller projects elsewhere in the Bitou Local Municipality District.

Harkerville Primary

Harkerville Primary

Harkerville Primary has six teachers educating an average of one hundred and forty students, therefore forcing the children to be divided into...

Kranshoek Primary

Kranshoek Primary

Many classes accommodate 50 students with only one teacher. As such, overcrowding (along with limited teaching resources) leads to a great loss of...

The Crags Primary

The Crags Primary

Kurland Village is a township in the Crags, located twenty-five kilometres from Plettenberg Bay, where many of its residents live in...

Wittedrift Primary

Wittedrift Primary

The Wittedrift community is situated fifteen kilometres from Plettenberg Bay in a very picturesque environment, in less than picturesque...

Plett Secondary

Plett Secondary

Extra care has to be taken with children entering secondary school since South Africa has such a high “school dropout” rate, largely in part...

Wittedrift High

Wittedrift High

Wittedrift High is a dual-medium (English / Afrikaans) fully integrated school which provides schooling to children of the greater Plettenberg Bay...