Portia at Ntafufu SSS

Portia’s story

One of the students at Ntafufu SSS, Portia, gave this letter to BOTH founder Linda on the last day of 2016’s London, UK to Eastern Cape, South Africa exchange. This is her account of how meeting the girls from London’s EGA school effected her. Hearing that it’s not just the travelling students who benefit from the…

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Day 5 Nelson Mandela Museum

Blog by Alisa & Jasmine Yesterday it was our privilege to make a visit to the Nelson Mandela Museum in Mthatha with twelve students from Ntafufu Senior Secondary School. We all had a general idea of Nelson Mandela and what he achieved but learning about him in depth was an interesting experience for all students.…

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Day 3 Return to Magoba

EGA students returned to Magoba Junior School to do a first proper day of teaching.  Student have planned music, drama, creative writing, maths and English lessons. As we arrived, the children sang for their morning assembly before marching off to their lessons. It was so beautiful and such a lovely way to start the day…

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Day 1 Eastern Cape

Day 1 After a long haul flight, for some pupils, we arrived at Johannesburg in the early hours and caught a shorter transit flight to East London. We were finally met by John our coach driver, who took us on a winding, dusty interesting tour of the Eastern Cape. We passed many points of interest…

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EGA students chosen for second project!

Here are the 12 students chosen after a rigorous application and interview process to represent EGA School on the second partnership programme with South Africa. They are posing with our first generous donation from Cheapflights. This cheque was presented to Linda and Martha at the Cheapflights launch event in November when the partnership with broaden…