Message from Balan

Dear PROTEC friends,

Welcome to our Spring edition of PROTEC Connect, which comes to you jam-packed with newsy items about our ongoing initiatives, some highlights, engagements with funders, and other stories.

As always, the PROTEC and GE Next Engineers teams have been having an exciting time inspiring hundreds of youngsters around Johannesburg to join the engineering profession through various Next Engineers programmes.

We’re also immensely proud of Matimba Manganyi, one of the top PROTEC matriculants in the Class of 2022, who was selected for the National Science and Technology Forum’s Brilliant Students programme this year. See more details below.

We’ve had some uplifting engagements with funders – and here we highlight Zutari’s visit with us on Mandela Day, Deloitte’s on their Volunteers Day, and a generous donation by SynergERP of laptops and funding

We also had anonymous funding for the repair of our non-functioning water reticulation system at our Inanda Branch in KZN, which is making a vast difference to the wellbeing of our staff and learners.

We recently invited you to enter our raffle for a signed and framed Roger Federer golf shirt – and just in case you missed that opportunity, we have included a reminder and the link at the end of this newsletter.

Please keep reading – and enjoy our stories, all of which showcase part of our efforts to continue building successful STEM careers.

Thank you for your interest in and your support of our work. It is always deeply appreciated.

Balan Moodley, CEO

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