ZA COM MR-AAO-094
Canon Collins Educational Trust for Southern Africa
- 1981 to current (Accumulation)
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The archives are held by the organisation. Please contact the organisation for details on the collection.
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The Canon Collins Trust was founded by the British Defence and Aid Fund (BDAF) in 1981 to assist South African and Namibian refugee students to receive higher education and training. Students received their training in the UK and independent African states. It merged with the Legal Assistance Trust in 2012 and continues to operate as Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust.
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The organisation started as the Canon Collins Trust. It widened its mission in 1991, merged with the Legal Assistance Trust in 2012, and now operates under the name of Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust.