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Music Makes Miracles

Many of our ODs are involved in the good work being done by The Headstart Trust

The HeadStart Trust has been working in poor and marginalised communities of the Cape for over 10 years. In the last 5 years, activities centred around Napier in the Overberg, where the Jack family farm is located.

Recently, a video was posted about the progress that the trust has been making.  This video was produced by OD Nic Good (1984G), featured music teacher and OD, Adrian Fowler (2010M), and was made under the guidance of Headstart Trustee Bruce Jack (1987G).  One of our new committee members, WP van Zyl (1997K) who can be seen (third from left to right) in the picture below is also one of the Trustees.

To view the video CLICK HERE and enjoy watching the difference that ODs are making out there.

The inspiration behind the trust was Bruce Jack's mother, Elspeth Jack.

The late Elspeth Jack first moved from Cape Town to the Napier district twenty years ago. Elspeth’s keen interest in the local community and her desire to stimulate social upliftment left an indelible mark on her son Bruce, who continues her work through the HeadStart Music Trust – established in her memory to provide music education opportunities and outreach programs for poor and needy children in impoverished, rural areas of South Africa.

For more about how it all started, you can watch a short video here.

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