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Zakhele Manufacturing & Design provides a space for trainees to further develop their Sewing and Sewing Production Line training in a real world environment. Previous clients of Zakhele include The University of Stellenbosch Business School (conference bags), MEI (conference bags) and the TFG Foundation (disaster relief blankets).


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Zakhele Manufacturing & Design is a division of Learn to Earn Development Enterprises (Pty) Ltd (Level 1 BBBEE company) and manufactures handmade high-quality corporate gifts, conference bags & promotional items.

Learn to Earn is a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet Beneficary!

You can now support us without costing you a cent!

My School My Village My Planet

What is MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet?

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is South Africa’s biggest community support programme which raises funds for schools and charities in order to improve education and social development. MySchool allows anyone to raise funds for their favourite school or charity. It really is so easy!


Apply for a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card today. It is free to you. Swipe your card at retailers across the country every time you shop. The store will donate a percentage of your purchase to your selected beneficiary, on your behalf.


How does MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet work?
1. Get a free card online or simply phone 0860 100 445. You can also get a card at any Woolworths store.
2. Nominate Learn to Earn as the beneficiary.
3. Swipe your card whenever you make a purchase at any partner store (these include Woolworths, Engen Quikshops, Toys R Us, Waltons, Reggie’s, kalahari.com, Power24 and more).
4. The partner will donate a percentage of your purchases to your beneficiary!


Benefits of having a MySchool Card:
1. Raise funds without it costing you a cent!
2. Receive exclusive discounts from selected partners, such as WRewards at Woolworths & Special offers from partner. You can find the latest special offers for cardholders here.
3. Receive a monthly statement via email showing you transactions and how much your beneficiary has raised.
4. You can use your card at over 1 500 different stores. 


It's free! Get the card and get swiping to make a difference. Shop at supporting partners in order to generate funds for Learn to Earn. 

Every Swipe Counts!

 Become a MySchool card holder and support LtE


Contact MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet on
www.myschool.co.za or E-mail Client Services: on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call them on 0860 100 445


The Ground UP Barista Academy is certified to provide coffee and barista training by The Speciality Coffee Association, a non-profit organisation that represents thousands of coffee professionals, from producers to baristas all over the world.
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Coffee Diploma System
On offer is a range of accredited modules that form part of the SCAE (Speciality Coffee Association of Europe) Coffee Diploma System (CDS). Coffee is a huge industry offering many and varied career opportunities, and the CDS allows people to choose the educational path that most suits their needs.
Six different modules exist in different disciples, each with 3 levels of qualifications. Foundation, Intermediate and Professional (Introduction to Coffee is one level).  For every module you gain points for each qualification taken, and when you have achieved 100 points you will be awarded your overall diploma. It’s your choice on the modules you take to get your 100 point. 
The Ground UP Barista Academy offers training in Introduction to Coffee, Barista Skills and Brewing
  Basic Info Length of Course

Introduction to Coffee 
10 points

The starting module of the Coffee Diploma System, for those with an interested in coffee or starting on their coffee career 1 day 

5 points

Suitable for beginners to gain an insight into key skills in a new area. 1 day 

10 points

Suitable for those working in the area already wanting to consolidate their key skills 2 days

25 points

Suitable for those who have worked in the areas for some time and want to push their knowledge and skills to a high level

3 days


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The Global Challenge 

Global Challenge

2017 Global Golf Challenge      

Are you ready to Tee-Up for a Hand-Up?

Help us raise funds to up-skill local communities across the Cape Whale Coast in South Africa, by supporting this initiative, which is allied to The Global Challenge.

The 2017 event saw two teams of eight players from the Northern and Southern Hemispheres battle it out for the stunning Ralph Walton designed trophy. In 2018 the North will be back to defend their victory, and the South, under the leadership of Laurette Maritz, are back to challenge them for it!  

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The funds raised via the #Bang the Drum Campaign on the Back-a-Buddy platform will go to supporting 3 Hermanus charaties of which Learn to Earn is one.
Learn to Earn will use the funds raised to continue our mission of developing unemployed people with market-related skills and life skills - restoring dignity and equiping them to earn an income and support their families.
The 2018 Global Challenge is taking place at the Hermanus Golf Club from 9-11 November 2018.


In 2017 Learn to Earn was the beneficiary for the inaugural Global Challenge Charity Invitational where 10 professional women golfers from the Southern Hemisphere completed against their Northern Hemisphere counterparts for honours, but mostly, for the opportunity to raise awareness and funds for Learn to Earn’s various programmes. Thank you to the Global Challenge team for raising awareness and funds for Learn to Earn.

Global Challenge 2017