Sustainable Coffee Bay’s High School Scholarship Program was the brain child of Coffee Shack Backpackers. In 2011, Sustainable Coffee Bay was registered as the non profit organisation that took over Coffee Shack’s Community Projects. To this day, we maintain a close relationship with our original founders and discovered these wonderful stories in our archives. Please enjoy our short quarterly student tales..

St Johns Students

Noluvo Vulindlela – sponsored by Torsten Tabel  (2008-2009) and Christian Andreas (2010)

This quarter we are bringing you a story of Noluvo Vulindlela

Noluvo is one of four children and her mother has a cooking job at the local school. She has no father.  Noluvo attended school at St Johns College through our high School Scholarship.Noluvo was doing Tourism stream but she struggled a little bit with maths so she attended extra classes, Because she worked hard she passed her matric. After matric, Noluvo applied for a Tourism bursary through Sustainable Coffee Bay. She then got her One year Tourism qualification at South African Collage of Tourism.

And secured a job as a bar lady at Coffee Shack after working for 2  years at Coffee Shack she then resigned and went back to University to study Education. Noluvo is now doing her final year of University. She has done so well for herself to beat the odds she is a role model to young girls in Coffee Bay. Way to go Teacher Vulindlela!.

The Student Series – Tales from our high school programme

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