We provide the resources to communities in need

Aurelian Beneficial Trust is a charitable trust that is a catalyst for access to quality education, skills development and vocational training.


Our causes

In essence, Aurelian Beneficial Trust is an Educational trust with the following focus areas:
education and training

Education & Training

We strive to assist qualifying students in identified areas through our partnerships with institutions of learning.

skills development

Skills Development

We seek to identify skills gaps and develop individuals in this area to the extent that they are empowered to be employable and self-sustaining.

vocational training

Vocational Training

We seek to empower individuals through vocational training which is aimed at providing skills through instructional programs  and courses which will prepare them for particular job functions and trades.

“An Investment in knowledge pays the highest interest”

– Benjamin Franklin

What is the purpose of our trust?

Through the promotion of charitable causes, we avail resources to needy communities.

Identify & train learners

Identify students in need who require training in highly sought-after fields.

educational institutions

Educational institutions

Establish relationships with institutions of learning to facilitate the training of these learners and to provide us with a database of learners studying particular disciplines.


Partnerships & Sponsors

Partner with potential sponsors, donors and industries that require certain skills.

monitoring and evaluation

Monitoring & Evaluation

Monitor the performance of beneficiaries against predetermined KPI’s.

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Latest news

Exploring Potential Collaborations: Aurelian Beneficial Trust Meets with Saudi Embassy on Vocational Education

Continuing our commitment to fostering collaboration, Aurelian Beneficial Trust team, led by Chairperson Ms. Buyelwa Sonjica, convened with The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Pretoria. Together, we are exploring exciting opportunities for partnership in vocational education and skills development. This meeting took place on Thursday, 16 May 2024. #Partnerships #VocationalEducation#SkillsDevelopment

Exploring Collaborative Opportunities in Skills Development and Vocational Training: Aurelian Beneficial Trust Engages with Singapore’s High Commissioner

On May 15, 2024, the Trustees of Aurelian Beneficial Trust held a fruitful meeting at the High Commission of Singapore in Pretoria, engaging in productive discussions with His Excellency Mr. Zainal Arif Mantaha, the esteemed High Commissioner of Singapore, along with representatives from the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, South Africa. The primary objective …

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Fund launched to empower young tech entrepreneurs

A transformative fund to empower innovators and tech entrepreneurs from higher education institutions was officially launched by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Monday. The Higher Education Innovation Fund is aimed at students aspiring to become innovators and tech entrepreneurs emerging from Technical Vocational Education and …

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