You can help sponsor a student at Christel House and help to transform a life. Our mission is to break the cycle of poverty and build self-sufficient, contributing members of society. We offer no-fee scholarships to students from some of Cape Town’s poorest neighbourhoods and support them for 18 years (Grade R to Grade 12 and five years post matric) through character-based and career focused education.

At a cost of R63,585 (2020 scholarship fees), each student scholarship includes:

  • Education & tuition | Grade R to 12
  • Safe and reliable transport (2 trips/day & extramural activities)
  • Daily nutrition | 2 Meals & snacks every day
  • Healthcare & Social Services | 2 Nurses, 2 social workers and 2 counselors
  • All learning materials | Books, stationery, computers, etc. 
  • A full uniform |  School shoes, socks, dresses, blazers, jerseys, etc. 
  • Sports & extramural activities | Soccer, volleyball, fencing, robotics, music, art, etc.
  • Career Guidance & Graduate Support | 13-year career guidance from Grade R to 12 and 5 years post matric support
  • Outreach & Service Learning | Education visits to the aquarium, museums, etc. 

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