Amazing Graces (AG) is based in Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa.
Amazing Graces presently works in Gauteng (Olievenhoutbosch, Atteridgeville, Hammanskraal, Reigerpark, Mooiplaas), Mpumalanga (Kwamhlanga, Moloto, Siyabuswa, Thembalethu, Mthambothini, Emalahleni), Limpopo (Mokopane, Modimolle, Groblersdal, Marble Hall) and Northwest. We are in the process of extending to other provinces in South Africa.
Amazing Graces Social Investments started in 2010 as a division of Traces of Africa (Pty Ltd) a cultural tour-operator. It became an independent Non-Profit Organisation in 2011 (2011/009633/08), with Public Benefit Organisation (PBO)-status (ref 930 040 869).
Reading club book launch in Reigerpark Nov 2017
The three directors are: Dr Hanneke du Preez (managing); Adv Annamarie van der Merwe (legal); and Pastor Patrick Mengoai (project developer).
This team meets weekly for planning and strategizing and executing operations: Hanneke du Preez (managing), Patrick Mengoai (proiect developer), Nella Ras (office administrator), Tumi Mayfield (reading clubs coordinator), Adriana Fullard (youth groups coordinator).
Our Volunteers and Partners assist with compilation of curriculum, coordination of activities and presenting AG-subjects at various youth groups. The team as on January 2018:
Life-lessons: Pastor Andre Mwepu; Pastors Daniel & Boitumelo Ximba; Pastors Joshua & Johanna Sawa; Minnaar Fullard.
Democracy Education: Abel Mahachi, Mira Dutschke (Civics Academy)
Vegetable gardening: Neill Jackson (Foundations for Farming)
Money matters: Victor Sayers; Henk Lindeque
Reading & Story-telling: Tumi Mayfield
Practical skills: cooking: Johanna Jackson (African Heritage Cooking)
Recreation & outings: Adriana Fullard