Promaths

Growing potential exponentially

 

Promaths provides extra tuition in Maths and Science to learners in Grades 10 to 12 at selected schools across South Africa.

  • 12 years of extraordinary results
    What first began in Dobsonville, Soweto, 12 years ago, has grown enormously. To date over 5000 school children have been through the programme and this year a staggering 263 distinctions in Maths and Science have been achieved.
  • Beyond the classroom
    Promaths is a powerful partnership between Investec and Kutlwanong Maths, Science and Technology Centre. The programme provides extra tuition in Maths and Science to high school learners who show potential in these subjects.
  • Goodwill with impact
    Our flagship, award winning Promaths programme, seeks to support the South African education system to produce students that are competent in Maths and Science- the two subjects deemed most vital for the ongoing growth of our economy. Investec wants to help produce today, the accountants, scientists, engineers, and even the astronauts of tomorrow.
  • Ever growing reach
    Promaths currently funds eight centres across the country, creating capacity for 3600 learners per annual intake. The impact the programme is having on the children and the larger communities in which they operate, is awe inspiring:
Nonhlakanipho Msibi, Former Promaths learner / Investec
‘I went from 37% in Maths and 32% in Accounting, to 91% and 94% respectively, in one year.’

Nonhlakanipho Msibi, Former Promaths learner

Excellence awarded

Over 260 of these crystal awards for Distinctions in Maths and Science, were awarded on the day.

Doing Mamelodi proud

Precious Lebese, the top performer at the Promaths centre in Mamelodi, poses with her award.

Ululation and celebration!

The Gauteng 2017 graduation ceremony was held at Gallagher Estate.

Gogo takes centre stage

Setlogane Manchidi, Investec CSI head, invites Precious Lebese's granny onto stage.

Ever growing reach

Over 1600 students went through the Promaths programme in 2016.

Excellence awarded

Students aren't the only award recipients. Teachers are also celebrated for their dedication and hard work.

Doing Mamelodi proud

Precious achieved an outstanding. 100% in Physical Science and 99% in Maths.

Ululation and celebration!

This was to accommodate the ever growing number of students whose lives are being transformed by Promaths.

Gogo takes centre stage

Her granddaughter was awarded best performer in Mamelodi. Family support is essential if students are too meet the demands of the programme.

Ever growing reach

This throng of excited graduates is from the Dobsonville, Hammanskraal and Mameoldi centres.

 

Bucking the national trend

Be inspired as the 2016 Promath’s learners celebrate their outstanding Maths and Science marks.

 
 

12 years of excellence

A handful of men and women describe the life-changing impact Promaths has had on them.

12 years of excellence

A handful of men and women describe the life-changing impact Promaths has had on them.

 

Results from Promaths Dobsonville centre

100%

Maths and Science pass rate

45%

Science distinctions

33%

Maths distinctions

Spreading the Promaths’ story to universities

1062 - Total number of learners that went through Promaths in 2016
The Promaths journey doesn’t come to an end when young adults matriculate. Voluntary Promaths alumni have formed an executive committee across various universities, to help the programme becoming self-sustainable. Through spreading the Promaths’ story across campuses, the prominence and value of the programme is sustained, and future learners are encouraged to take part. The Promaths Alumni Pillars have been established as: Support, Connect, Motivate and Empower. 
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