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Mosehla Foundation Mosehla Foundation
December 2017
Happy Holidays

Thank You

It is with great appreciation that we can reflect on the successes of 2017. We would like to thank the following donors for their generous contributions this year:

  1.  KLT Holdings (PTY) Ltd – sponsorship towards Khatlamping Primary School;
  2.  The Kgabo Mo Kgatla Trust – sponsorship towards the bursary programme;
  3.  Quantum People Solutions (PTY) Ltd.

We would also like to thank the Trustees for their generous contribution of their time, skills and expertise.

Give a Gift this Festive Season

We are registered with the South African Revenue Services as a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO 930056174) with Section 18A status which means you may qualify for tax relief for all donations up to a limit of 10% of your taxable income.


2017 Mosehla Easter Games

Sport plays a fundamental role in the early development of children and youth and the skills learned during sport contribute to the holistic development of young people.

The Mosehla Easter Games has grown from strength to strength since it started in 2012 to inspire children of Tembisa through sport. It is an annual event that is well supported by the Tembisa and surrounding community and has enthusiastic participation from teams from different townships and attracts over 4000 spectators. Its primary focus is on the raw Kasi football that consists of young players.

The 6th season Mosehla Easter Games Soccer tournament will take place in Tembisa from 30 March - 02 April 2018.

More details here.


Tembisa Adelaide Mosehla Netball Tourney

The Foundation plays an important role in the development of sport and equal recognition of young talent in Tembisa. Netball is one of the most popular women's participation sports in South Africa with several clubs in Tembisa therefore the Foundation launched the inaugural Adelaide Mosehla Netball Tourney which took place on 23 – 24 September this year.

This tournament promotes the development of Netball in Tembisa and plays a crucial role in promoting a healthy lifestyle amongst teenage girls.


 Education, the cornerstone of our society

Education is crucial to the social upliftment of our disadvantaged communities as it enables individuals to perform better in the labour market and it promotes active citizenship.

Annually the Foundation invites applications from learners for financial assistance towards their post matric studies. The Foundation follows a stringent selection process to identify one (or more) deserving student/s with an exceptional academic track record.

Ms Mabatho Kwebu was selected as our 2017 beneficiary and is currently enrolled at the University of the Witwatersrand and is studying towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and will focus on Secondary School Science education. More info here


The importance of Literacy and Volunteerism

Literacy, the ability to read and write, is tied to everything we do and is therefore essential to develop a strong sense of well-being and citizenship in children. The Link is a Non-Profit Organisation which supports the development of literacy and  numeracy in children for whom English is a second language, and who attend low income schools in Johannesburg.

Caron Mosehla, one of our Trustees, has a long-standing association with The Link as a volunteer, making a contribution to the advancement of education in Gauteng.

‘I have three children and have seen the importance of literacy in Early Childhood Development. Resources in South Africa are spread thinly and the inequalities in facilities and resources is stark when we compare low income schools to private schools. I am therefore passionate about volunteering my time to help build this foundation in children.’


Adopt a School Programme

The Foundation has partnered with Khatlamping Primary School in Tembisa assisting them with ad-hoc educational needs that improves the infrastructure. Khatlamping is a non-fee paying public school with just over 800 learners and during 2017 we assisted the school with signage, a SMS system to communicate with the parents, a PA system and furniture.

 numeracy in children for whom English is a second language, and who attend low income schools in Johannesburg. We have identified a critical need for the following items for 2018 and we call on our partners and friends to make contact with us if you can assist with any of the following critical sponsorships:

  • Tiling for two classrooms
  • Paving for school entrance and parking
  • Combi-court for netball and basketball
  • Sports and music coaches to volunteer time
  • Sporting and musical equipment


Get to know our Stakeholders

The Foundation touches the lives of many and in each newsletter we will introduce you to one individual – from sponsors, to our Trustees and our beneficiaries – to give you some insight into the impact we make. In this inaugural edition its only appropriate to introduce you to our founder, Brian Mosehla to explore his motivation for setting up the Foundation.

Tell us a bit about yourself?

I grew up in Tembisa, the eldest of five children and loved playing soccer. School was very important to me and I always knew that education was my only ticket to making a better life for myself and my family. In high school I enjoyed keeping fit at the gym and continued playing soccer right into my 30’s. I attended Khatlamping Primary School (our adopted school) and went on to complete Matric at Tembisa High School. Although I have a CA (SA) qualification, obtaining funds to attend first year University was very difficult and it almost prevented me from studying further.

Why did you start the Mosehla Foundation?

Having grown up in Tembisa, I want to give back to my community. Some of my family and extended family still live there and I believe it is up to individuals who have succeeded to take responsibility for uplifting the communities they come from. It is for this reason I also accepted the role of Chairman of the Tembisa Hospital Board. Yes, our communities need funds to develop infrastructure and programmes but it is also about giving your time, skills and expertise.