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In 1992, an Afrikaans Literacy trust was founded specifically to empower Afrikaans speakers in the Western Cape, especially in rural communities. Out of this trust, the SBA was founded.
The SBA is an NPO - 053 - 578 and Article 18A-company (non-profit)
Drama coaching for learners who do not have access to drama teaching for participation in the kykNET National Acting Competition.
Publication of learner and teacher textbooks for the Dramatic Arts and Dance Studies, for Grades 10 to 12 (Dramatic Arts also available in braille).
Textbook compilation and publication:
Agricultural Management Practices for Grade 12.
Funda! lesson collection:
A number of lessons were compiled as instructional support from past newspaper supplements by the same name in Die Burger and published for use in the intermediate phase.
Adam Small bust:
Adam Small was honoured with a permanent bust at Artscape. An archival exhibition was also prepared for the Artscape archive.
Adam Small Memorial Lecture:
The lecture took place during the Adam Small Festival at Pniel (2019), with guest speaker Prof Thuli Madonsela.
A simplistic Afrikaans adaptation in book form of Dr Achmat Davids’s academic publication “The Afrikaans of the Cape Muslims from 1815–1915”, as accessible reading for the general public.
The Rev Patrick Petersen:
An activist icon of Afrikaans literature was honoured in his congregation of Vredenburg, with an intellectual literary discourse, an Artscape arts programme, a plaque, and a presentation of his work by drama learners.
In 2017 and 2018 learners with leadership traits were invited to workshops at Artscape for interactive talks on South Africa with, among others, Miss Universe 2017, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters; Ivor Price (TV presenter); and Dean Smith (actor), as well as training by Manie Botha of HeyLead.