May 2018 EEESAY Newsletter

Going for Gold Cathcart Wins Big in International Business Start-up Awards Programme E E E S A Y Entrepreneurial and Environmental Empowerment for South African Youth Newsletter Issue 3: May 2018

In 2017, more than 5,900 schools from over 110 countries took part in the School Enterprise Challenge (an initiative of Teach A Man To Fish): an international programme which supports students and teachers to plan, set up and develop a school business. All EEESAY schools that submitted a business plan were eligible for the awards and Cathcart High School was selected as a 'best Business Idea' winner! Their school business has won USD250 cash prize, with their Dancing Taste Buds Café.

The Cathcart Business Team Preparing a Meal for the Market Place Event in 2017

“Pride fills me as a learner of Cathcart High School. I'm inspired to get involved with the school project. It proves that our town, as small as it is, we can achieve big goals.” Sinalo Makunga Gr 11 “We are feeling ecstatic upon hearing that we won Best Business Idea in the Schools Enterprise Challenge”, says Fiona Amos Brown, Cathcart High School’s coordinator. “ We are inspired to continue making a difference as we guide learners to continue persevering in their business venture. We would like to encourage other participants to continue striving to fulfil their dreams and not give up in the face of adversity. We all have amazing potential; the secret is to believe it.”

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4. Earn your Bronze Level Award and progress to Silver in 2019

3. Write and SUBMIT your annual report by 1 st September 2018

2. Launch and Run Your School Business

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