NAACAM held their Gauteng regional golf day, hosted by Sasfin, at the Kyalami Golf club in March. All proceeds from the event were donated to the Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education (CASME).
CASME focuses on professional development and support for teachers through training and provision of resources for science and mathematics teaching in under-resourced and previously disadvantaged communities. It operates throughout the schooling sector from Foundation Phase to Grade 12 throughout South Africa and implements a range of interventions in support of the Department of Basic Education.
Renai Moothilal, NAACAM Executive Director, said, “South Africa’s economic prosperity depends on the availability of sufficient highly educated and trained people in science, mathematics and technology. Increasing such availability, particularly with people from disadvantaged backgrounds, will go a long way to addressing structural growth and inequality, especially as we move into a technology-intensive working future. CASME is one of the organisations successfully addressing this need and we are proud to be associated with them.”
Brenden Adriaanzen, National Manager, Sasfin Commercial Solutions, an Associate Member of NAACAM, said Sasfin is committed to working with NAACAM in supporting existing members and attracting new members and specifically Black-owned component manufacturers.
“The golf day was the perfect platform to network with new potential manufacturers entering the automotive supply chain. The event was well received by all participants and sponsors.”