Through benefit-sharing agreements, the Andries Steenkamp Trust implements community-based projects that favour education and skills development.
Back to School Programme
Implemented by the South African San Council
In January 2023, the South African San Council implemented the "Back to School Programme". The students from !Xunkhwesa Combined School, along with Rietfontein High School received back to school packs and backpacks that contained stationery to start the new year. The female students were also provided with sanitary products.
SAN language development project
Implemented by the South African Academic Initiative of South Africa (SAISA)
At the 2023 Kalahari Desert Festival, the first publication of "Bessie Gaan Fees Toe" was launched. This children's colouring book is translated into three San languages: !Xun, Khwedam & /Nuu. Along with the launch, Claudia Snyman did a story-session where certain words and phrases in the N/uu language was taught to the children who attended the festival.