Business is not, as the old adage suggests, always “business as usual”, particularly when so many require the assistance of successful companies to chart a course for youngsters to achieve success.
So it was with great delight that RTT Medical received a Thank You note from Maharishi Education for Invincibility Trust, which read:
'Thank you very much for your generous donation towards 20 computers for our disadvantaged students. We’ve had an incredible response from all of our friends and supporters who believe in this
work! Our non-profit Community and Individual Development Association (CIDA) is focused on accessible education for black disadvantaged youth and has a 30 year track record of success.
These computers are vitally important in our Learning Labs so that we can scale up to reach large numbers of students per year and replicate the model in other locations.
The computers will arrive from the UK within four to six weeks and we’d love to invite you and your colleagues to meet our students and celebrate the launch of the new computer Learning Labs with
all of us.”
Says Miki Riley, General Manager of Human Resources Director of RTT Medical: 'Maharishi Education for Invincibility Trustees Community Individual Development Association provides mass-scale,
high quality education for the historically disadvantaged, which directly brings youth from poverty to a position of self-sufficiency. The RTT Group sees great benefit in the future of our youth
and therefore our country’s economy in supporting initiatives of this sort, and we are happy that we were able to assist.” Annie Falk, Business Development, CIDA, says: As the pioneers of eFree
Tertiary Education movement in South Africa, over the last 10 years we’ve educated 5,000 young people out of poverty, who are now working in jobs, earning over a collective R200 million rand in
Over the next 40 years, they will earn just over R7.8 billion – money that is going back into the hands of poor families. The economic impact of tertiary education is staggering.
“Our non-profit Community and Individual Development Association (CIDA) is focused on accessible education for black disadvantaged youths and has a 30 year track record of success.”