First AU School Club’s Executive Meeting

On the 22nd  of August Africa Unite held its first school club executive meeting at Dialogue House in Cape Town. The purpose of the meeting was to inform the five learners who were selected as executive members from each of the following schools

Phakama High School (Philippi), Spes Bona High School(Athlone) and Zonnebloem Nest Senior School(Woodstock), about

Africa Unite's Jasmin Kuen leading a session with the

Africa Unite’s Jasmin Kuen leading the session with the AU school Club executive members.

the rules and regulations of the AU School Club. The executive members were also given the opportunity to understand the role of the advisory board and Africa Unite.

This session followed the

last meeting which was held on the 15th of August between Africa Unite and the advisory board of each of the three schools. The schools advisory board is composed of the matron, patron and a member from community where the school is located  .

The three presidents, from left, Andiswe Qhura (Phakama High), Siphokazi Langa (Zonnebloem Nest Senior School) and Michelle Fisher(Spes Bona High)

The three presidents, from left, Andiswe Qhura (Phakama High), Siphokazi Langa (Zonnebloem Nest Senior School) and Michelle Fisher(Spes Bona High)

During the session the learners had the chance to ask questions of clarity and interact with executive members from other schools. One of the major highlights of the day was the allocation

of the portfolio committees as follows-

  • President
  • Minister of Finance
  • Minister of Information and Public relations
  • Minister of Sports, Culture and Entertainment
  • Minister of Social development

All the presidents from the three schools were given a few minutes to give their vision for their country (school). The

Group Photo!! The executive members  of the three schools pose for a picture with Africa Unite staff, peer educators and interns.

Group Photo!! The executive members of the three schools pause for a picture with Africa Unite staff, peer educators and interns.

president and the ministers were excited about their new portfolio  and are eager to fulfill their duties. The executive is planning a team building trip next week where they will take a Cape Town tour to, Slave Lodge Museum, Signal Hill, Camps Bay and Water Front in order to strengthen the bond between them.

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