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About Us

chelo - Children of Hout Bay Education and Learning Opportunity

chelo is the bursary program facilitated by Hout Bay International School (HBIS).

How chelo was started

This bursary programme was conceptualized in 2007 by a group of parents who were driven by a desire for an international school to integrate global and local diversity.

The other main focus was to provide opportunities to previously disadvantaged communities in Hout Bay in the form of world class education.

What we offer the bursary students

• Mentorship
• Social worker/psychologist
• Educational assessment
• Uniforms
• Educational equipment – including computer equipment
• Stationery
• Textbooks and Learning resources
• Occupational Therapy
• Homework support
• School camps
• Contribution to additional support if needed ( counselling,optometrist, dentist, GP)
• Fees for International Examinations
• University or other tertiary entry fees support

Banking details

Account name: chelo
Bank: FNB-First National Bank, Hout Bay
Branch code: 204009
Account number: 62874202428
Reference: Your First Name, Last Name

We have facilitated


bursaries so far

more than


people have donated



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