"I was a barefoot township urchin. I went to school where there were no desks. We sat on benches and the teacher asked us to write, we knelt down on the floor and used the benches we had been sitting on as desks... I wish TutuDesks had been available in my day!"
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu
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Tel: +27 11 466 9111 (South Africa)
Fax: +27 11 466 7980 (South Africa)
Kommunity Group Projects© exists to serve the primary goal of
providing educational upliftment and niche social development within underprivileged schools and community environments across the
Utilising a mix of proprietary, ‘low tech’ products, combined with a
series of unique service applications, Kommunity Group
Projects© creates unique communication and intervention opportunities
for our supporters within the emerging youth market
segment for our supporters.
Functional literacy is almost impossible to achieve without an
effective writing surface.
A division of Kommunity Education©, The Kommunity Desk Company© offers a
proven, portable product solution to the prevailing
challenge of classroom desk shortages in African classrooms, both of
which are aligned with 4 of the 8 Millennium Development
Goals through national and international pillar partners. In excess of a
million learners across South Africa and Africa have already
benefitted from our work over the past few years, previously under The
Lapdesk Company banner. 4 million South African and
approximately 95 million African children do not yet have a classroom
desk, a challenge we aim to solve by 2015 with the Q3 2011
launch of The Archbishop Tutu 2015 Campaign©, the goal of which is to
ensure that 20 million African learners receive their very
The launch of The Archbishop Tutu 2015 Campaign© in Q3 2011 will provide
individual donors globally with the online opportunity
to support a child with a sponsored TutuDesk©, thus acting as a further
means of assisting our children with the upliftment and
development of their educational experience.
Sport is a vital part of human and social development, most
especially amongst the youth.
More than 50% of South African schools and an estimated 75% of African
schools have little or no sporting infrastructure in place,
and our Kommunity Group Projects© Sport division is addressing this
challenge in South African and African schools by providing
our unique, patented Kommunity Sport in a Box© to affected schools and
learners. From introductory to advanced levels, and
endorsed by Prof. Tim Noakes and the Department of Sport & Recreation,
Kommunity Sport in a Box© is the first new sport
invented in more than a century (Pi-ball) as well as offering
development in at least 5 different sporting codes.
Kommunity Sport in a Box© also doubles up as an important educational
tool, providing educational games (including maths
literacy) and disease-related information and management education
(HIV-AIDS, TB, Malaria etc.
South Africa is facing challenging and escalating skills shortages
and an estimated 70% of learners in South African high schools do
not have access to effective career guidance counselling or
The Human Capital division of Kommunity Group Projects© offers the
unique, Africa-first Kommunity Career Handbook©,
providing South African Grade 9 and Grade 12 learners with a book-based,
self-guided subject and career guidance system
(developed in collaboration with the University of Stellenbosch).
Kommunity Career Handbook© clarifies the issue of subject
selection requirements for Grade 9’s, clarifies study options for Grade
12’s (tertiary, trade and FET) and dramatically demystifies
the issue of bursary application and process for these learners, whilst
additionally offering basic life skills information.
Participating sponsors benefit through the opportunity to communicate
directly with and create high visibility of their
organisation amongst emerging youth, additionally communicating career
opportunities and skills requirements within their
organisation. Additional sponsor benefits include early talent selection
and comprehensive database access, as well as benefits
derived from supporting a nation-development initiative without peer.
To assist in de-risking our sponsors bursary sponsorship programmes (ie.
university drop out of sponsored learners) we offer full
psychometric testing through Headspace Assessments©, relative to bursary
allocation and choice, commensurate with client brief.
Kommunity Group Projects© Lifestyle division offers strategic access
to the youth segment (18 to 35 years) with our
patented Condom Case©.
A collaboration between Kommunity Group Projects© and the Condom Case™
Corporation, our Kommunity Lifestyle©
division offers unique branding and market access opportunities for
sponsors. Utilising an endorsed and proven solution
to HIV-AIDS prevention, addressing the issue of safe condom storage and
supporting effective condom habits and usage,
Condom Case© is ideally and uniquely positioned save lives and to
contribute to the fight against HIV-AIDS.
Offering our supporters professional and accountable community
access is the core objective of our Kommunity Group
Projects© Integrator division. We have conducted more than 3,000 school
and community interventions since 2005,
and Kommunity Integrator© offers our supporters the benefit of our vast
field operations experience within the youth
market segment: for research, brand intervention and new product launch
initiatives, relative to client brief and budget
With each ‘Integration’ being customised to clearly defined objectives
and parameters, clients are ensured that the results
they seek from their interventions in the youth segment are always
achieved: professionally, within budget and on time –