Social Development Initiatives

Current Programme Bursary

Empowering Women through Agriculture: 5 Bursaries for Our Basic Farming Course!

Calling all aspiring female farmers! Adult Education Institute is dedicated to fostering diversity in agriculture. We're offering 5 full bursaries to deserving women for our Basic Farming Course. This course is your stepping stone to a fulfilling career in agriculture. Learn essential skills like soil management, planting techniques, animal husbandry, and farm management.

We believe women are key players in driving sustainable agricultural practices. 

This bursary program aims to remove financial barriers and empower women to become future leaders in the agricultural sector.

Basic Criteria

  • Gender: Female

  • Residency: Resident of South Africa (Rural areas will take priority)

  • Age: 21 - 50

  • Academic: Ability to read and write

  • Motivation and Passion for Agriculture: Write a motivational letter about your interest in farming and how this course aligns with your goals.

Additional Considerations:

Previously Disadvantaged Background: Preference can be given to women from historically disadvantaged backgrounds to promote equity.

Rural Residency: Prioritizing women residing in rural areas to support local agricultural development.

How to apply 

Complete the form and apply for a bursary today!

Due date for applications: 31 March 2024

Social Development: Delivering Positive Change

Our Commitment
Adult Education Institute is committed to creating lasting positive social impact through impactful social development programs. These programs are guided by the needs we found in our local communities. We believe a thriving community benefits everyone.

Strategic Pillars
Our social development strategy focuses on three key pillars aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Quality Education: Equipping individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an inclusive economy, ranging in agriculture and ECD especially.

Good Health and Wellbeing: Empowering communities to thrive by focusing on physical and mental health and well-being.

Gender Equality: Aim to empower women in the workplace by providing skills to allow them in leadership positions. 

Program Design Principles

Empowerment, not Charity: Our programs are designed to equip individuals and communities with the tools and resources they need to achieve long-term success.

Sustainability: We prioritize multi-year programs that create lasting impact and build capacity within communities.

Partnerships: We collaborate with skilled partners and stakeholders to maximize the reach and effectiveness of our programs.

Measuring Impact
We are committed to measuring the impact of our social development programs. We use established frameworks to track progress and ensure our programs are delivering meaningful change. Together, through impactful social development programs, we can build a brighter future for all.

  • Mon - Thursday
    8.30am to 16:30pm
    Friday 8.30am - 16:00pm

Get in Touch

  • 021 330 5595
  • 12 Rissik Street, Parow Valley, Cape Town, WC
  • 072 052 5313
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