Statistics SA’s most current Poverty Trends report reveals that almost 56% percent of South Africa’s children live below the poverty line. Not only do these children suffer greatly because of their circumstances, but they are likely to endure the consequences of poverty throughout their life if there is no means of escaping it.
Johannesburg, Tuesday 20 June 2017 – One would think that most matrics spend their winter holidays relaxing, having fun and forgetting about school, but for 3 000 learners who have shown a particular aptitude for mathematics will do something completely different this year. They will spend their time exercising their brains at development camps held by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) around the country. These annual camps are just another way SAICA is working to address the quality of South Africa’s education system.
Johannesburg, Tuesday 7 March 2017 – On Saturday, 55 grade 11 girls from around Gauteng participated in the final of the annual Gauteng Business Development Games. Ten learners from the Ekurhuleni South region won the event after proving they could best apply the fundamentals of business.
Johannesburg, 7 February 2017 – In September last year, over 300 golfers descended on England’s Burhill Golf Club with one aim in mind: To raise funds for seven life-changing projects that nurture holistic childhood development and help end the poverty cycle in vulnerable South African communities.
Johannesburg, Thursday 3 November 2016 – The winners of the 2016 National Junior Accounting Olympiad, presented by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and Sage One have been announced.
Kimberley, Monday 31 October 2016 – Recently, 100 top performing Grade 11 learners from the Northern Cape packed their bags and gave up their school holiday to take part in the province’s Thuthuka Development Camp, an initiative run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in partnership with the Northern Cape Department of Education. At the camp’s award ceremony, nine learners were honoured as the province’s brightest accounting, mathematics and physical science learners.
Cape Town, Monday 31 October 2016 – Despite having few role models growing up, Sinetemba Fumbata is a young professional with the world at his feet. It has taken great determination for this aspiring chartered accountant (CA[SA]) to get where he is today. Having overcome an abusive family situation, the loss of both his parents by the time he had reached high school and the fact that his family could barely afford his R200 annual school fees, today Fumbata is one of Engen’s top CA(SA) trainees.
Johannesburg, Tuesday 25 October 2016 – The issue of university funding is no laughing matter. This is precisely why five of South Africa’s finest comedians have joined forces with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (SAICA) Thuthuka Bursary Fund to host an exclusive Comedy Show to raise funds to support students who wish to become chartered accountants (CAs[SA]).
Johannesburg, Friday 8 October 2016 –If there is one thing the South African economy requires to flourish, it is leadership. For this reason, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has aligned many of its projects to building our nation by actively developing the traits of a responsible leader at university level and instilling these values in all those studying towards becoming a chartered accountant (CA[SA]).
Kimberley, Thursday 29 September 2016 – During the upcoming school holidays, approximately 100 of the Nortern Cape’s top performing Grade 11 learners will spend a week at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (SAICA) Thuthuka Development Camps to improve their mathematics, financial literacy accounting, English and science knowledge.