11 Ridge, View Garden
No. 6 Ridge Road
PROTEC commenced in the Mandeni / Sundumbili area in 1998. For learners and students from these areas, PROTEC provides the opportunity to acquire the necessary skills and qualifications to be educated to a means of reducing poverty in some of the homes that they come from. The branch is managed by Ishwar Naidoo, who has served 19 years with PROTEC.
No. 4 Zinnai Street, Stanger Manor, Stanger, 4491
Tel: 032 456 2519 Cell: 078 804 2967
Colin Naicker has been appointed as Branch Manager since November 2013 with 8.5 years of service with PROTEC. PROTEC Stanger is totally a Sappi Branch, formed in 1998. The Sappi Stanger Human Resource division (Stalwarts like Basil Naicker / Sydney Nair / Mike Truelock / Chris Gengan) together with community members (Juggo Govender, H.Sibisi – Principal of Tshelenkosi Secondary) started the branch. PROTEC Stanger enjoys high credibility in the community where it operates and it is perceived as a viable vehicle for improving the technological skills profile across the country, increasing the pool of skilled human resources and creating the potential for long term stability of our economic growth. Sappi has always been involved in our branch and the PROTEC classes are held at the Sappi KwaDukuza Resource Centre, located in central KwaDukuza. The PROTEC Stanger branch provides a holistic approach to skills development- learners are not only provided with education but also skills and guidance to build a solid career.
1st Floor Old Mutual Buidling, Cnr Hullet & Gizenga Street, KwaDukuza, 4450.
P.O. Box 3049, KwaDukuza, 4450
Cell: 084 413 2982 Tel: 032 551 6251/2
Marion Takis joined PROTEC as the Branch Manager in 2003 and Anna Maria Mkhize has been with PROTEC for 27 years. The branch commenced operations in 1991 and over the past 30 years, has uplifted and enriched the lives of the youth in the greater Tongaat community, equipping them with the knowledge, skills and values needed for meaningful and productive adult life. We have had 981 Post School Students and Alumni to date.
No. 1 Main Avenue, Maidstone, Tongaat, 4380
Tel: 032 945 0058 Marion Cell: 078 802 7998 Anna Maria Cell: 067 787 0655
Umbogintwini is one of the oldest branches in KZN. It started in 1990 and is the only branch that is located in an industrial complex and the branch manager is Elzabe Matthews, who has given PROTEC an amazing 27 years service. The branch serves the broader Amanzimtoti area – KwaMakhutha, Lower Illovo and Umbumbulu. PROTEC provides learners from these areas with knowledge, skills and opportunities to become successful adults.
Building 270, 1 Dickens Road, Umbogintwini, KwaZulu Natal
Cell: 078 800 3824
Naidooville Primary School
No.1 Craigieburn Drive
Mangosuthu University of Technology
Community Outreach Department Umlazi
Ivory Park, Thembisa
The Nelspruit Branch was established in the year 2000 for disadvantaged learners. It was a joint initiative between SAPPI, PROTEC and the Department of Education. The branch is manager by Dudu Agnes Mhlongo, who started with PROTEC in January 2019.
2 Silver Oaks Street, West Acres, Nelspruit, 1200
firstname.lastname@example.org or cell: 072 622 7772
The Post School and Alumni Programme renders support e.g. on-campus mentoring for tertiary students and creates networking and provides opportunities for alumni. The Programme is run by Helene Botes who has worked for PROTEC for 22 years. Helene can be contacted on email@example.com or 067 718 2404 (Whatsapp message or Whatsapp call only).
Please note: PROTEC’s projects and branches are dependent on donor support, which means the lists are subject to change.
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