I’m tickled pink.
An article I wrote about visiting Cheltenham Ladies’ College in England has been included in the latest Diocesan School for Girls, Grahamstown newsletter.
Follow the link and also read about the impending launch of the Inkunzi Bursary Project. An innovative and collaborative scheme established by the Eastern Cape farming community to assist girls and boys from that community to attend DSG / St Andrew’s College Grahamstown
We’ll hear all about the scheme at this evening’s launch but donated funds are invested in weaner calves which are raised at marginal cost by participating farmers. The weaners flourish, become more valuable, and the Bursary Fund grows. Neat. The purpose is to preserve the Eastern Cape flavour of the schools. Approximately 40% of children at DSG / College are traditionally from the Eastern Cape.
The whole newsletter is worth reading. Note DSG’s 144th birthday party and the various awards and achievements. Wonderful to see so many girls recognised (including familiar Eastern Cape names) for their Community Engagement endeavours.
PS. For the townies and non-Xhosa speakers, translations and terminology.
Inkunzi (Xhosa) – a bull.
Weaner – calf, lamb, or pig weaned during the current year.
Young female – before she has calved the second time – a heifer.
Young male – bull calf.