Tennis for Change Programme
The aim of the programme is to develop competitive players that are eligible for international tertiary tennis scholarships
This programme is focused on providing opportunities and support to girls through tennis participation. A total of 90 girls between the ages of 9-10 years old will be selected and enter a multi-year tennis focussed life development programme. Players are selected based on academic merit, school dedication and tennis abilities.
The aim of the programme is to develop competitive players that are eligible for international tertiary tennis scholarships. A focussed tennis coaching programme is combined with educational and social support, designed to help girls to reach their full tennis and academic potential.
The programme includes comprehensive tennis coaching, payment of school fees, educational support, transport, and tournament support. The aim of this programme is to work closely with parents and teachers, to bring about both educational and personal achievement. Our aim is to prepare the participants for tertiary study and to assist them to enter competitive tennis.
The programme is ongoing, and the 2023 intake will progress with the programme in 2024 and onwards. A total of 90 female tennis players will participate in this programme annually.
Annual coaching cost R26 000 per month for 12 months
* Clothing, shoes, racket and related
R5000 per player per year for 90 players
* TSA Registration (To Tennis Federation)
R300 per player for 90 players
Daily transportation at average R 10 000 per month for 12 months
* Primary school fees
R3000 per player, 90 players
R1 000 per player for 90 players
* Transport for tournaments and related
R10 000 per month for 12 months
* Individual care support
R1 200 per player per year for 90 players
Total Amount per year R1 507 000
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
- A comprehensive and ongoing progress report is kept on each participant.
- All coaching and tennis events are kept record of.
- Weekly check-ins are done with participants and monthly assessments are done on the following aspects:
- Educational assessment
- Social assessment
- Tennis progress assessment
- Quarterly assessments are done together with teachers and parents.