The organisation operates as an investment fund focused on sub-sectors that are critical in transformation represented by their investment company EEC (Pty) Ltd, which is a significant shareholder in the organisation. The organisation via a board of directors and various committees is run with all normal governance and company structures/regulations as an institution of investment. The aim is of G & L is to empower youth and women population through sustainable development programs that include:
Why we do it?
‘Our Youth—Our Future’ is Grades and Levels’ commitment to young people.
Grades and Levels develops programs and policies that meet the needs of South African young people aged 12 to 25 years. We works with young people, community groups and government agencies at local, State and national levels to meet the diverse needs of young people in a variety of ways.
Integrating academic and service opportunities that lead to improved student performance and healthier communities.
The Grades and Levels SA(G & L) develops educational curriculum and services for building social/life skills, improved academic skills, and financial and digital literacy skills for underserved youth. Through our Youth Leadership Academy Programme ® (YLAP) courses, students develop fundamental skills for life effectiveness, including: recognizing and managing emotions, developing caring and concern for others, establishing positive relationships, making responsible decisions, and handling challenging situations constructively and ethically.