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Tracey Chambers

CEO Clothing Bank and GROW with Educare Centres

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Tracey Chambers is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) from UCT who has had a successful career for over 25 years. She has held various positions – from management consulting to systems and implementation and supply chain projects and ended up working for Woolworths as their Head of Finance. She then pursued her passion to help empower unemployed mother’s and co-founded The Clothing Bank. Tracey will be responsible for the success of the GROW with Educare Centres National business and ensure the accomplishment of GW Foundation’s mission and vision. 

Lisa Voortman

Project manager - Education and school operations

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Lisa is a qualified special-needs teacher with a postgraduate psychology diploma. She has many years of experience in successfully running her own early childhood development centre. She is responsible for implementing the project process/road map from beginning to end, with a particular focus on the recruitment of new franchisees and the training and mentoring of principals and teachers.

Janice Clarke

Project manager - Business and finance

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Janice holds a business science degree from the University of Cape Town. She has experience at director level in operational and sales leadership in blue-chip organisations. She has demonstrated talent in leading teams to excel and exceed performance and financial targets. She is responsible for working with the education project manager in implementing the project road map as well as overseeing all funding and budgeting aspects of the project.

Cape Town

Esethu Zono

Education Implementation manager (CPT)

Cape Town

Nomandla Bongoza

Education support consultant

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Nomandla holds a social science degree and postgraduate diploma in marketing from the University of Cape Town. She is responsible for working with the education and business project managers in implementing the road map, with a special focus on providing ongoing onsite support and coaching to principals and teachers. In addition, she is responsible for compiling the centres’ submissions for registration and supporting the process of applying for government subsidy.


Kim Rosser

Education Implementation manager (KZN)

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Kim is a post-level one educator with specialization in Media Science and Remedial Education. She joined the KZN GROW with Educare Centres team in Oct 2017, after spending 17 years as an educator, teaching at a local primary school. She taught Grade 3's, Grade 4, a LSEN class and run the Media Centre. As a passionate remedial teacher, she has also been teaching at a Kip McGrath Education Centre for the past 20 years where she helped learners who experience learning difficulties in Mathematics, English and Afrikaans.She is responsible for working with the Regional Implementation Manager to implement the ECD road map, with a special focus of providing ongoing onsite support and coaching to the principals and teachers of all GROW with Educare Centres.


Tara Rosser

Regional implementation Manager (KZN)

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Tara is qualified in the fields of Financial Accounting and Human Resource Management.  She has 18 years’ experience specifically in the development, setup and management of the financial and HR administration departments within the educational field.  She is responsible for the management of the KwaZulu Natal GROW with Educare Centres project role out and implementation.

Strategic Partner


Annerie Pretorius

CEO Grow Learning Company