Tim Shelver surfed for the Nelson Mandela Surf team in the Grom Games this last holiday.
The event was held at Pipe in Port Elizabeth. Tim made it to the semi-final and his team came second
overall out of 7 provinces. They also won the best surfing team award in the competition.
The Grade 8E class was the first class to experience a full school day at the new school. In good old GLA fashion, the learners soon realised that it was not to be an ordinary school day. Time was spent preparing the sport fields, as well as some sanding work that was required on the inside of the classrooms.
Thank you to all who helped make National Crowd Funding Day such a great success.
More than R10 000.00 was added to our campaign as we rally to raise the last few Rands needed to finish our school.
We are still many facebook shares and donations short of our target. Remember, this is crowd funding at its best, and every contribution helps, no matter how small. So please visit our page and start sharing our story with your friends, family and collegues.
Daphne, one of our students, is from impoverished and oppressed Zimbabwe. During her years with us at Global Leadership Academy (GLA), Daphne kept saying that she wanted to be the president of Zimbabwe. Another youthful dream inspired by teachers who care? But wait a minute.
After watching Daphne excel in so many ways, we think it is a brilliant idea. As teachers we discovered that hope moves a person into action.
Each day when she left her house in the local township, as if stepping into a dream-coming-true, she was leaving generational poverty behind. Read More