“He could not stop smiling and touching things because he could now see.” “He is full of beans again and so interested in the world around him. He constantly asks questions about everything as the world has again opened up to him with being able to see.” These are...Read More: It Takes a (Global) Village
In September Samara and Ekuphumleni High School welcomed a group of German visitors from the Umckaloabo Foundation. They spent two days at Ekuphumleni High School, getting to know the school and the surrounding community and making a practical contribution through planting fruit trees on the grounds. The group was...Read More: North meets South in the Eastern Cape
Learning & Sharing at Noluthando In June Samara held a capacity building workshop for the teachers, here Louisa Feiter shares how it went. I only understand a word here and there – mostly the English words thrown in inbetween – but judging by the lively discussion and intermittent laughter,...Read More: New Faces, New Knowledge in the Eastern Cape
Starting up a whole new venture like a foundation is not an idle commitment, especially with the paperwork and bureaucracy involved. So what made us take the plunge in registering a new non-profit? There was one good reason for this, however the deeper we delve into this work the...Read More: Why did we start Samara Foundation?
Samara Foundation is about sowing seeds of opportunity in rural communities where access to quality education, resources and income opportunities are hard to come by. As we move into the new year and consider what needs we need to address in 2018, Samara would like to reflect on the...Read More: The first seeds of Samara have been planted