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The Spierings Foundation,
Friends and Partners,
USA - Europe- South Africa
President: Paul Spiering, +12392670319 and +07211321990
Program is obviously different !
100% of all donations
used for education of the Child!
to be paid by the Foundation!
All officials of the Foundation are volunteers. No salary.
Supported children are talented, disadvantaged and in need.
Only high schools principals may nominate a child for support.
Board of Directors
Patron: Bishop Dr. J. J. Ulster (2)
/ CEO: Paul Spiering (7)
Vice President: Butzi Spiering (3)
Vice Chairperson, Treasurer: Hannelore Berg, (5)
TCM: Jeanne Bloch-Bestbiert (4)
Policy, Rules and Dates
is to support "gifted children" in need
to visit a High School and to
matriculate with Bachelors Pass plus at least 2 distinctions
be well prepared for further tertiary education.
2. A ‘GIFTED CHILD'
a good attitude, be well behaved,
must be academically talented, and be able to obtain good results
in most major subjects
which should be preferably atteined in grade 9 or
its first application will be presented.
A ‘CHILD IN NEED’
financially in need, must come from a disadvantaged background,
has no, or very little, financial
support for education
from their family or others.
4a. Sponsorship Applications must
be e-mailed by
the Principal of a High School. to
The Spierings Foundation
for up to 5 talented
"Application Form" and enclose
the learner's photo, if
Successful applicants will be named "Cape Einsteins"
and will also be members of the
"Club Cape Einsteins" once identified by Foundation's
Talent Committee (TC) members
4c. Sponsorship will be
granted for one school year
which the sponsorship needs to be reapplied for.
4d. Reapplications are possible
by e-mailing the "PPR" to the Foundation (www.giveachildafuture.com)
before 31.1. each year.
Principals must nominate GUARDIANS for each
supported learner, preferably a school teacher (computer
literate), who is best for supporting child's success.
5a. Funds cannot be used for school fees,
school books and school
Funds may only be used for additional academicals
to support the awarded learner to better
exceptional cases, funds (up to 30%) can be used
for extra mural studies (Art, Music, Sport) but only if it is
necessary for the success of the learner’s future career path.
Funds can also be used for
(max. R 25 per month)
to reimburse guardian's
paid for supporting Cape Einsteins (SMS,
-R 3 per km)
be used wisely
divided fairly amongst awarded
learners in accordance with their individual needs, enabling
them to finish high school with best possible results. Principal
makes final decisions in a team with guardian, Foundation's TCM
and the awarded learner.
Funds, not needed in this period, can be transferred
into next period.
Avoid "budget thinking"!
5g. Funds will be paid into a school-account
exclusively in favor of the awarded learners:
50% March+ 50% August, after receiving "PPR".
Principal's Progress Reports, which includes the
Financial Report, must be e-mailed before 15.7. and 31.1.
7. Members of the "Support Team"
are Foundation's Talent
Committee Members (TCM), Principals and Guardians of
participating High Schools and others who are volunteering to
support the Cape Einsteins.
Inner Circle-Freundeskreis der
Friends & Partner
Annhaeusser, Karlsruhe/ Germany, Rechtsanwalt,
Das "Baden Team", Butzi Spiering & Gunda Leicht, Baden-BadenGermany
George and Rochelle Baum, Naples/USA, Journalist-Schriftsteller
Jeanne Bestbier- Bloch, Stonebridge Protea Farm, Stellenbosch, S.A.
Hannelore Berg, Stellenbosch bei Kapstadt, Südafrika, Geschäftsfrau
Bishop John J. Ulster, Kapstadt, General Direktor der Stiftung,
Hannelore & Edmund Bongartz, Ulm- Germany
Das "Brenners Park Hotel Team", Baden-Baden, Germany
Keith and Elma Brooker, Inh. 2 Heads Publishing, Knysna-S.A.
Ingeborg Christiani, Alt Lußheim-Germany
Rev. Minnie Cunningham, Cape Town, South Africa
Das "Dentist Team", Ute & Dr. Olaf Krafft, Bad Vilbel, Germany
Jane & Graham Griffith, Philharmonia Orchestra, London/UK
Das " Hamburg Team", Gabriele & Herbert Struck, Hamburg, Germany
Das "Hanse Team" Ilse Marxen/Jürgen Schäfer/Herbert Struck
Team "Christa Holze & Gaby Struck", Hamburg-Germany
Inner Wheel Club, Karlsruhe/
Pfarrer Augustin and Lettice Joemath, Genadendal-S. A.
Dr.Olaf and Ute Krafft, Bad Vilbel/ Germany, Dentist;
Ute and Harald Ludwig, Inh. Design Studio, Fankfurt/M-Germany
Frank Marrenbach, Baden-Baden/Germany, CEO Brenner’s Park
Heinz and Helen Meyer, Schoenmanshoek, S.A., Hotelier
(Altes Landhaus, ‘Best Country Retreat’ SA 2002)
Das "Orange Ville Guesthouse Team", Gilberte & Jürg Roth, Stellenbosch
Bob and Manon Ross, Naples/ Florida/USA, Geschäftsmann
Margaret & Brian Smith, Beaconsfield, UK
Trudie Spicer, Stellenbosch, S.A.
Die "Familie Spiering, jun. ", Claudia & Ralph Spiering, Karlsruhe
Die "Familie Spiering, sen.", Butzi & Paul Spiering, Baden-Baden
Leanne Stellenberg, Cape Town, (Award: ‘Frau von Wert´ 2002’)
The "WegdeView Team", Anouk & Dave Bakker, Stellenbosch, S.Africa
Helen and Dr. Goeffrey Lord, Estero Country Club, Bonita, Florida/USA
Ann & Joe Kolshak, Estero Country Club, Ft. Myers/ FL/USA
Brenda & Rick Brown, Estero Country Club, Ft. Myers/ FL/USA
Caroline Testard, California / USA
Claus & Irmie Doetsch,
Elaine & Karl Swonk, Estero Country Club,
Ft. Myers/ FL/USA
Chuck & Dolores Gagnier, Estero Country
Club, Ft. Myers/ FL/USA
Silke Weber & Edelgard Spaeth,
Peggy & Don Mc. Neish, Estero Country
Club, Ft. Myers/ FL/USA
Harry & Rosemanrie Hurley, Estero
Country Club, Ft. Myers/ FL/USA
JoAnne Squilante, Estero
Country Club, Ft. Myers/ FL/USA
Ulrike Steiner, Badener
Kathrin & Dr. Ralh
Meike und Karsten Timm ,
Frank Schweikard, Baden-Baden/Germany
& Bob Wagner, Estero Country Club, Ft. Myers/ FL/USA