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Image: New Nal’ibali Radio Programming Increases Access To Children's Stories In All 11 Official Languages
In partnership with SABC Education, Nal’ibali, the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, has recently launched a children’s radio programme on 11 SABC public radio stations. Airing children’s stories in all official languages three times a week, the partners are working together to create the conditions that inspire and sustain reading-for-enjoyment practices using oral storytelling – a vital tool in literacy development.   Read More...

Image: Jet treats Lillydale Primary School learners to WWE 2013 World Wrestling Show The outing was worth R31 000

44 learners and four educators from the Lillydale Primary School in Soweto, Johannesburg were treated to an outing worth R31 000 to attend the WWE 2013 World Wrestling Show last Friday, 2 August at the Northgate Dome, Northgate Shopping Centre, compliments of Jet.   Read More...

Image: Limpopo-based NPO Develops Winning Formula for Youth Empowerment Keep The Dream196, a Limpopo-based NGO that continues to make a difference in the lives of children with the services it provides
Keep The Dream196 (KTD196), a not-for-profit life skills project located near Tzaneen, Limpopo, is becoming known for its positive and lasting impact on orphans and vulnerable children.   Read More...

Image: It's Youth Month - consider investing in our youth with Umthombo Wesizwe Help build a culture of inclusivity and ethical leadership among Cape Town youth

Umthombo Wesizwe has been going through a period of change. Due to a lack of funding, they have had to overhaul our model. They have taken this opportunity to pilot our in-school programme in two private schools in Cape Town in 2013.   Read More...

Image: The real problem of youth unemployment The level of unemployment in South Africa officially decreased
Sadly though, while any reduction in the unemployment rate is good news, in truth this marginal change reflects more an increase in the number of discouraged work seekers (youths who are no longer looking for work), than an actual increase in employment.   Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , Education, Youth

Marking ten years since the first LEAP school opened, the 2012 Annual Report is a celebration of impassioned young people and notable achievements.   Read More...

COMPANY NEWS , HEADLINES, Arts & Culture, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Youth
Image: V&A Venue named for International Charity Fundraiser Shimmy Beach Club to rock The Global Party
Cape Town’s shiny new venue, Shimmy Beach Club, has been chosen as one of the 360 hottest spots in over 120 cities that will host The Global Party 2013 (TGP) at the end of June. Conceived as a charity fundraiser, TGP will host 360,000 of the world’s VIP’s, celebrities, jetsetters and high-rollers at glamorous events that link luxury with philanthropy. The announcement was made at a press conference in London on Wednesday night.   Read More...

Image: Santa's Story at The Fugard in aid of the Amy Biehl Foundation 14th May 2013 There are four amazing spot prizes to be won and an opportunity to do a meet and greet with Santa and Aviva Pelham
The Amy Biehl Foundation has the experience, expertise, credibility, infrastructure and track record to deliver quality training, support and after school care programmes to youth in schools.Please support us and perhaps buy tickets for your family and friends for the evening!  Each ticket only costs R200.00.   Read More...

How South Africans use the Internet and also how they go about accessing it

Who uses the Internet? A student of mine recently said she thought art galleries are frequented by ‘old rich white people’ (she is black). And many seem to believe that the Internet might be more or less as exclusive - at least if we swap ‘young’ for ‘old’.   Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , Skills Development, Youth
Conversations that change the world

During the last few years we have had the privilege to offer a series of workshops based on Peter Block’s book Community: The Structure of Belonging. More than 1,400 people in South Africa have experienced the power of the 6 Conversations of Community methodology.   Read More...

Image: Western Cape Premier visits Chrysalis Academy - a parade by students of 12 CHARLIE, a short welcome by the CEO and a very inspiring address by Premier Zille.

Tuesday 12 March 2013 proved to be an exciting day for Chrysalis Academy staff, stakeholders and students of 12 CHARLIE as the Premier of the Western Cape and two Provincial Government MEC’s – Dr Ivan Meyer and Mr Albert Fritz,  who are also Chrysalis Academy Trustees visited the Academy.   Read More...

ALL THE NEWS , Education, Youth
Image: Chrysalis Academy hosts A SUCCESFUL FAMILY WORKSHOP. Members exchanged many creative ideas on how to improve family relations.

On 14 February 2013, Chrysalis Academy hosted a very successful workshop with the parents and guardians of students on their current course - 12 CHARLIE.  The workshop was attended by close to 200 family members.   Read More...

Much has recently been written about the de-registration of many NPO’s

Much has recently been written about the de-registration of many non-profit organisations (NPO’s) by the Directorate of Nonprofit Organisations! However, we now understand that, at a meeting between the Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, and the Ministerial Task Team on Nonprofit Organisations, it was decided ...   Read More...

The Institute for Youth Development of South Africa (IYDSA) is seeking to fill the position of CEO in the Eastern Cape.

The Institute for Youth Development of South Africa (IYDSA) in support of the South African Department of Health in achieving its goals for the scale up of quality services for the management of HIV/AIDS in the Primary Health Care sector has a vacancy for a suitably qualified and experienced person for Chief Executive Officer position in the Eastern Cape. The job incumbent will be based in East London and will include extensive travelling throughout South Africa.   Read More...

Happy adolescents are more likely to become rich or well-off adults.

This appears to be so even after accounting for many other factors, new research indicates. The finding comes just days after scientists reported a separate study suggesting that current happiness, too, improves people’s financial status and decision-making. This article republished courtesy of University College London and World Science staff   Read More...

UCLA/Pitt scientists uncover virus with potential to stop pimples.

Watch out, acne. Doctors soon may have a new weapon against zits: a harmless virus living on our skin that naturally seeks out and kills the bacteria that cause  pimples. The new findings by scientists at UCLA and the University of Pittsburgh are published in the 25 September online edition of the American Society for  Microbiology's journal mBio, reports UCLA's Elaine Schmidt.

Study delves into attitudes and behaviours of South Africans towards nutrition, health and wellness.

Naazneen Khan, nutrition health and wellness manager at Nestlé South Africa, presented the findings of a recent research study conducted by Nestlé to map out the South African nutritional landscape, at the Discovery Vitality Wellness & Fitness convention at the Sandton Convention Centre in August.

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