BRANCH NEWS: PROTEC Tongaat PROTEC Tongaat’s hard-working Saturday School learners PROTEC Tongaat’s mid-year report is an inspiring collection of activities and initiatives covering academic classes and achievements of their 114 Grade 10, 11, and 12 learners, competitions, outings, and much else, including: SAMA Math Olympiad: 20 Grade 11 and 12 learners wrote the first round […]

PROTEC workshops support post school students

PROTEC workshops support post school students Five PROTEC branches hosted students from various tertiary institutions in the July holidays for one-day workshops that covered challenges and uncertainties the students face at their respective colleges and universities, to launch PROTEC communities on the different campuses, and to introduce them to key soft skills. The workshops were […]


BRANCH NEWS: PROTEC Inanda The Inanda Water Project, as it became known, is complete and the PROTEC Inanda Branch now has a fully functioning water reticulation system. A generous donor – Impactful Specialist Solutions – contributed R23 400 to upgrade different elements of the water system, and it is making a wonderful difference to the wellbeing […]

NE Discovery inspires learners to become engineers

NE Discovery inspires learners to become engineers The PROTEC and GE Next Engineers Discovery programme enables learners to engage in engineering with demonstrations and hands-on activities that introduce them to how engineers think and do things and inspire them to join the exciting world of engineering. In the first term, the Johannesburg Discovery facilitators held […]

NE Academy cohorts complete design challenge

NE Academy cohorts complete design challenge Learning how to clean water The winning mousetrap vehicle and proud winners The two PROTEC GE Next Engineers Engineering Academy cohorts completed their first design challenges for 2023: Clean Stream – a water purification project – and Spring Loaded – a mousetrap powered vehicle. The first cohort’s Spring Loaded […]

Matimba Manganyi is PROTEC’s brilliant student

Matimba Manganyi is PROTEC’s brilliant student 1Matimba and his mother, Dolly Manganyi The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) celebrated Youth Month by selecting 26 first-year students from all provinces for the NTSF Brilliants Programme, recognising their outstanding performance in maths and science in matric and their choices of tertiary studies for STEM-related qualifications. Our […]

Message from Balan

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 […]

PROTEC welcomes new Chairperson

Antony Hlungwane Antony, who is an alumnus of PROTEC, is the founder of Futurecentric Group and CEO of The Unplugg Group. He is also Chairperson of BBM Energy Solutions and non-executive director of Jet Education Services. He was previously Group IT Director at Mr Price Group and Chief Technology Officer for Hollard Insurance. Antony’s four […]


Deloitte is committed to making an impact to 14 million African lives by 2030 and as part of living our purpose of making an impact to our people, clients and society, the Deloitte Executive Committee has approved a Volunteer policy that gives staff up to 40 hours per annum to volunteer at organisations in need. […]

PROTEC’s anniversary events attract support from local celebrities

PROTEC’s 40-year celebratory events are taking shape with interest growing in the Fundraising Golf Day and the Gala Dinner – both on 9 June – which feature exciting participation by leading celebrities such as world-renowned boxing champion, Brian Mitchell; leading author, Nyimpini Mabunda; Lions Rugby legend, Pietie Meyer; and others. Balan Moodley, PROTEC’s CEO, is […]


ENGINEERING ACADEMY COHORTS COMPLETE THEIR FIRST DESIGN CHALLENGES FOR THE YEAR Our Engineering Academy learners have completed their first Design Challenges for 2023! Our Academy participants, both Cohort 1 and 2, can breathe a breath of relief as they have overcome their first milestone for 2023 as they finished Clean Stream and Spring Loaded, respectively. […]


If we are to inspire a new generation of career men and women, we need to start exposing and inspiring learners to the various career options available while they are still in their lower grades. This allows them to make informed decisions when choosing careers. The Next Engineers: Engineering Discovery programme boasts itself in inspiring […]


It is, once again, that time of the year! The Next Engineers Johannesburg team is recruiting learners for the Engineering Camp for 2023. We are looking for 200 learners across all Johannesburg districts. Engineering Camp Applications are open until the 19th of May 2023, after which the selection will take place and the selected applicants […]

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Branch News – Protec Tongaat

Branch News Protec Tongaat There was great jubilation in the matric Class of 2022 who kept the PROTEC flag flying high with outstanding results: 34 Learners 100% Pass Rate 97% bachelor pass 96 distinctions 6 in maths and 7 in physics Given the many challenges this class faced over the last two and a half […]

Donor News

AngloGold Ashanti is embarking on a new project with PROTEC, following the remarkable success of the three-year programme

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