COVID-19

Message from the Chairman and Secretary General of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award​

Millions of people around the world have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. With schools, universities and some youth organisations closed; many people are confined to their homes to reduce the spread of the virus.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is committed to supporting our global young citizens as they rise up to the exceptional challenge we all face in COVID-19.

Together, let’s support one another and look out for those most vulnerable.

MESSAGE FROM OUR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Dear Award Family

Due to the growing number of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) new infections in South Africa, the Management Committee of The President’s Award for Youth Empowerment has resolved to put measures in place to protect all our stakeholders, especially Award participants.

The following will be applied with immediate effect until 30 June 2020:

  • All TPA offices are closed. All meetings will be conducted virtually to limit face-to-face interaction.
  • All new portfolios should be scanned and submitted electronically to the relevant offices; for the next 30 days, we will not be accepting paper-based portfolios of evidence. Portfolios that are approved, notification to collect certificates will be sent to the relevant party.
  • All Adventurous Journeys and Residential Projects must be postponed until further notice.
  • All queries to be addressed electronically or via telephone to the relevant offices.

EMERGENCY CONTACTS:

HEAD OFFICE: +27 (0)87 330 1017

Adele Latchman (CEO) – al@presidentsaward.co.za

Jaco Maree (Head of Programme) – jm@presidentsaward.co.za

Palesa Matuludi (Head of Development) – pm@presidentsaward.co.za

Dhilnaaz Ramdin (Operations Manager) – dr@presidentsaward.co.za

GAUTENG

Busisiwe Mzandolo (Programme Manager) – bm@presidentsaward.co.za

WESTERN CAPE

Keenan Daniels (Acting Marketing and Communications Manager) – kd@presidentsaward.co.za

Mandy Smith (Programme Administrator) – mls@presidentsaward.co.za

KWA-ZULU NATAL

Christine Wyngaard (Programme Manager: inland) – cw@presidentsaward.co.za

Mduduzi Mkalipi (Programme Manager: coastal) – mm@presidentsaward.co.za

Shani Stevens (Programme Administrator) – sos@presidentsaward.co.za

EASTERN CAPE

Qhama Dyakala (Project Coordinator) – qd@presidentsaward.co.za

Nombulelo Habana (Programme Administrator) – nh@presidentsaward.co.za

LIMPOPO, MPUMALANGA & NORTH WEST

Alfred Phiri (Programme Manager) – ap@presidentsaward.co.za

NORTHERN CAPE & FREE STATE

info@presidentsaward.co.za

MESSAGE FROM OUR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Dear Award Family

Due to the growing number of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) new infections in South Africa, the Management Committee of The President’s Award for Youth Empowerment has resolved to put measures in place to protect all our stakeholders, especially Award participants.

The following will be applied with immediate effect until 30 June 2020:

  • All TPA offices are closed. All meetings will be conducted virtually to limit face-to-face interaction.
  • All new portfolios should be scanned and submitted electronically to the relevant offices; for the next 30 days, we will not be accepting paper-based portfolios of evidence. Portfolios that are approved, notification to collect certificates will be sent to the relevant party.
  • All Adventurous Journeys and Residential Projects must be postponed until further notice.
  • All queries to be addressed electronically or via telephone to the relevant offices.

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

HEAD OFFICE: +27 (0)87 330 1017

Adele Latchman (CEO) – al@presidentsaward.co.za

Jaco Maree (Head of Programme) – jm@presidentsaward.co.za

Palesa Matuludi (Head of Development) – pm@presidentsaward.co.za

Dhilnaaz Ramdin (Operations Manager) – dr@presidentsaward.co.za

GAUTENG

Busisiwe Mzandolo (Programme Manager) – bm@presidentsaward.co.za

WESTERN CAPE

Keenan Daniels (Acting Marketing and Communications Manager) – kd@presidentsaward.co.za

Mandy Smith (Programme Administrator) – mls@presidentsaward.co.za

KWA-ZULU NATAL

Christine Wyngaard (Programme Manager: inland) – cw@presidentsaward.co.za

Mduduzi Mkalipi (Programme Manager: coastal) – mm@presidentsaward.co.za

Shani Stevens (Programme Administrator) – sos@presidentsaward.co.za

EASTERN CAPE

Qhama Dyakala (Project Coordinator) – qd@presidentsaward.co.za

Nombulelo Habana (Programme Administrator) – nh@presidentsaward.co.za

LIMPOPO, MPUMALANGA & NORTH WEST

Alfred Phiri (Programme Manager) – ap@presidentsaward.co.za

NORTHERN CAPE & FREE STATE

info@presidentsaward.co.za

MESSAGE FROM OUR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Dear Award Family

Due to the growing number of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) new infections in South Africa, the Management Committee of The President’s Award for Youth Empowerment has resolved to put measures in place to protect all our stakeholders, especially Award participants.

The following will be applied with immediate effect until 30 June 2020:

  • All TPA offices are closed. All meetings will be conducted virtually to limit face-to-face interaction.
  • All new portfolios should be scanned and submitted electronically to the relevant offices; for the next 30 days, we will not be accepting paper-based portfolios of evidence. Portfolios that are approved, notification to collect certificates will be sent to the relevant party.
  • All Adventurous Journeys and Residential Projects must be postponed until further notice.
  • All queries to be addressed electronically or via telephone to the relevant offices.

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

HEAD OFFICE: +27 (0)87 330 1017

Adele Latchman (CEO) – al@presidentsaward.co.za

Jaco Maree (Head of Programme) – jm@presidentsaward.co.za

Palesa Matuludi (Head of Development) – pm@presidentsaward.co.za

Dhilnaaz Ramdin (Operations Manager) – dr@presidentsaward.co.za

GAUTENG

Busisiwe Mzandolo (Programme Manager) – bm@presidentsaward.co.za

WESTERN CAPE

Keenan Daniels (Acting Marketing and Communications Manager) – kd@presidentsaward.co.za

Mandy Smith (Programme Administrator) – mls@presidentsaward.co.za

KWA-ZULU NATAL

Christine Wyngaard (Programme Manager: inland) – cw@presidentsaward.co.za

Mduduzi Mkalipi (Programme Manager: coastal) – mm@presidentsaward.co.za

Shani Stevens (Programme Administrator) – sos@presidentsaward.co.za

EASTERN CAPE

Qhama Dyakala (Project Coordinator) – qd@presidentsaward.co.za

Nombulelo Habana (Programme Administrator) – nh@presidentsaward.co.za

LIMPOPO, MPUMALANGA & NORTH WEST

Alfred Phiri (Programme Manager) – ap@presidentsaward.co.za

NORTHERN CAPE & FREE STATE

info@presidentsaward.co.za

Delivering the Award during the COVID-19 virus outbreak: Ideas to help participants continue to progress their Award from home.

Delivering the Award during the COVID-19 virus outbreak: Ideas to help participants continue to progress their Award from home.