iThemba School Fish Hoek video

Meet the team

Janet

Janet

Principal

Janet Webb grew up in KZN and worked on game reserves before doing a Post Gradu...

Shélagh

Shélagh

Deputy Principal

Shélagh is married to Ian and is mom to three Liya, Josh and Sam. Shélagh was...

Grace

Grace

Office Administrator

Grace was born and raised in Cape Town, is married to Rudy and a mother of 2. Th...

Natalie

Natalie

Busy Bees Teacher (4 - 5 year olds)

Natali Toni has a primary school qualification and has taught our 4-5 year-old-...

Nadine

Nadine

Chameleons Teacher (5 - 6 year olds, Grade R)

Nadine Dukas has lived in Fish Hoek for the past 10 years, teaching, running her...

Chrishiance

Chrishiance

Sunflowers Teacher (3 - 4 year olds) and Groundsman

Chrishiance Chidau came from Zimbabwe as a security guard and is a member of St ...

Edith

Edith

Assistant Teacher

Edith Ramba has been with iThemba since the start and we supported her training ...

Lungiswa

Lungiswa

Assistant Teacher and Cleaner

Lungiswa Kwezi was born in Umtata in the Eastern Cape and has two sisters.  She...

Thandiswa

Thandiswa

Cook and Cleaner

Thandiwsa Yoko comes from East London in the Eastern Cape.  She has four childr...

Kerryn

Kerryn

Finance and Fundraising Administrator

Kerryn worked at an investment bank in London for a number of years before reduc...

Crunching the Numbers for 2020

  • 60 = number of children at iThemba School
  • 2 + 2 = number of meals children get each day at iThemba (2 full meals + 2 snacks)
  • R27,761 = annual cost per child
  • R4,400 = annual fee paid by parents
  • R3,486 = annual government subsidy per child
  • R12,000 = annual projected shortfall per child
  • R1,000 = monthly shortfall per child