Newsflash: 26/2017 3 April 2017
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Make a PLEDGE donation and EDUCATE a future Architect

Dear SAIA Members

The South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) would like to announce that its bursary program kicked started with the awarding of bursaries to three deserving students to continue with their studies in the calendar year. These three beneficiaries for 2017 of the SAIA Future Architects Bursary Programme are: Ms Nwabisa Madyibi (University of Cape Town), Mr Lindelo Nzuza (University of the Witwatersrand) and Mr Kgaogelo Mashego (University of Johannesburg). The students are in the process of completing their Masters level.

SAIA would like to continue driving this noble cause of assisting deserving students to complete their architectural studies. We would like to invite our members, architectural practices, public and private organisations to contribute towards the SAIA bursary fund. Such a contribution will ensure the sustainability of our profession, which is so vital for the growth of our economy.

To educate, invest and empower future architects, please visit our website and make your financial pledge under the donations page, or make your contribution in the following SAIA account;

SAIA Future Architects Bursary Fund - Banking Details

Account Holder: The SA Institute of Architects
Bank: First National Bank
Branch: Randburg (Commercial)
Branch Code: 254005
Account Number: 5041 117 2196
Reference: The word PLEDGE + Name & Surname (Example: PLEDGE John Smith)

Kindly email your proof of payment to to receive a Pledge Recognition letter from the institute. Companies may wish to use the letter to improve their company B-BBEE score.

Audited financials will be made available to donors as evidence of proper utilisation of the funds.

Obert Chakarisa
Chief Executive Officer, The South African Institute of Architects

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