Kgololo Academy, Alexandra Johannesburg
Kgololo Academy is a pre-grade R-12 private, university preparatory school located in Alexandra Township where the average annual income is R35,000 ($3000 US), and where less than 13% of the students who finish high school qualify to pursue a university degree.
Kgololo Academy believes that each child can accomplish just as much as a child from the most affluent community if they have access to a high quality education and equipped with the habits and skills needed to succeed in university and in life. Kgololo Academy aims to serve as a model of excellence in South Africa, providing students from low-income communities with an exemplary, university preparatory education.
Kholisa joined Kgololo Academy in its founding year and still serves on its main board. Using her relationship with artists she fundraises for the school through art auctions at their annual Thanks Giving Fundraising Dinner and through collaborating with artist to give of their time teaching art to Kgololo scholars through their art program.
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