Blog

April 29, 2020

Opportunities to find deeper powers within arise when life seems most challenging. Every day is a Sunday during the COVID-19 pandemic. With an open mind and a cheerful heart, I remain calm and appreciative for those risking their lives for us. Bessem Besong RF 2018

It h...

March 30, 2020

“I want to be the Narrator just like Bianca la Grange!” This was the thought etched in Mandisa Yende’s mind, as she experienced theatre for the first time, watching Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat on a Ruth First outing in May 2016. This seed has germinated and gr...

February 26, 2020

Zenadene Lazarus is on a roll. BSc Construction Management Honours, cum laude (Wits) – tick: dream overseas trip to Ireland and England on part time job savings – tick; graduate position in Finance, Corporate and Investment Banking, Standard Bank – tick! She is on top...

January 28, 2020

Our 2019 Ruth First Matrics cleaned up in their final exams, setting themselves up for an exciting 2020 and years ahead. The cheers and celebrations reverberated around the school as they collected their certificates on Wednesday 8 January. With a total of 29 distincti...

December 2, 2019

Lydia Nsenda loves to run! As the school’s top middle-distance runner, she ran to school this morning from Troyeville for her interview and choir practice – and arrived barely out of breath. A quietly composed young woman, Lydia is the first of our Ruth First girls, (a...

October 29, 2019

Shawn Slovo’s address at our tenth annual review function, held on Wednesday 23 October 2019, brought Ruth First alive for our girls and our wider trust community. Speaking of the trauma of losing her mother in the prime of her life, Shawn held the audience captivated...

October 28, 2019

Ntando Manana likes to think on her feet, inspiring and influencing others with her observations. As a school councillor, with a love of History and a passion for social justice, it follows that she is interested in studying Law at Wits or UCT, with a view to represent...

October 28, 2019

When Kevin invited me to address you, I was reluctant. I’m a working screenwriter, I’m not a public speaker, I hate to leave the house, I told him. But Kevin is nothing if not insistent, he’s a very persuasive human being. Truthfully, I think the real reason I am reluc...

September 27, 2019

One of the highlights of the third Ruth First Jeppe Fiesta concert on Friday 30 August was the interval performance outside the main doors of the Linder Auditorium of the Hlabelela choir. Led by Natasha Mwilambwe, they enchanted the audience with their signature harmon...

July 29, 2019

The Ruth First Jeppe Fiesta will be staged for the third year running at the Linder Auditorium at 7:30 pm on Friday 30 August. This fund raising concert is a varied musical celebration, with something for everyone, and is dedicated to Jeppe alumna, Ruth First, in aid o...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Fiesta hat trick time at the Linder

July 29, 2019

1/5
Please reload

Recent Posts

March 30, 2020

February 26, 2020

January 28, 2020

December 2, 2019

Please reload

Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Classic
  • Twitter Classic
  • Google Classic

 

160 Roberts Avenue, Kensington

PO Box 28369, Kensington, 2101

Telephone : (011) 616 5090

Email : ruthfirstjeppetrust@jeppegirls.co.za

Adopt a scholar
 
Invest in a Jeppe Girl and assist us in turning other seemingly ordinary girls into extraordinary young women
 
 

 

 

The Ruth First Jeppe Memorial Trust is a registered Public Benefit Organisation

PBO 930 034 839

​​​