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NGOCanon Collins Educational Trust Southern Africa (CCETSA)
AddressCanon Collins Educational Trust Southern Africa, 22 The Ivories, 6-8 Northampton Street, London, N1 2HY
Telephone020 73541462
Emailinfo@canoncollins.org.uk
Websitewww.canoncollins.org.uk
Background Information"Canon Collins Trust is a charity founded in 1981 by the British Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa. Named after its first Chairman Canon John Collins who died in 1982, its object was to assist South African and Namibian refugee students to gain the higher education and training denied them under the apartheid system. Students attended institutions in the United Kingdom and in independent African states. In 1990, following the release of Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners and the unbanning of anti-apartheid organisations, Canon Collins Trust developed a scholarship programme in South Africa, mainly at Historically Disadvantaged Institutions (HDIs). Individual black students were supported mostly on science and education courses at a range of universities and technikons. At the same time the study programme in the United Kingdom was continued. In 1999 the Trust expanded its remit and begun supporting students from Angola, Mozambique, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi as well as South Africa and Namibia." Charity no. 1102028 Source: www.canoncollins.org.uk
Year Created1981
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies
Related OrganisationsBritish Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa
KeywordsEducation; Equality, discrimination and prejudice; Ethnicity and race; Human rights and civil liberties; International development and humanitarian aid; International relations and international affairs; Legal affairs, the justice system and crime; Migration, immigration and population; Politics and political ideologies; Science and scientific research.
CollectionsThis organisation was contacted by DANGO and to date we have received no reply.
Last Edited ByRC at 16/10/2007 12:20:29

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