At Sweet Pea Youth Development we are achieving more with our initiatives than ever before. We work on many exciting projects to help improve lives of the youth of South Africa and beyond and we are proud of the progress that we continue to make.
Sweet Pea Youth Development is a registered NPO established in direct response to the growing need to use existing public and private resources to creatively engage and nurture children from underprivileged and rural communities to help reduce the school drop-out rate, ignite an entrepreneurial mindset, unleash hidden potential and nourish creativity.
We offer our youth holistic support services , accelerated leadership development and capacity building programs through various strategic collaborations ensuring active participation by families, schools, community organizations and their peers towards robust action plans that ensure every learner is supported through every educational milestone and across all transitions.
Despite the national standard of education progressingly decreasing, it is our responsibility as an organization to provide and expose our youth to various developmental opportunities to achieve their fullest potential and to reassert a sense of confidence and hope in their future. With our holistic approach to skills development, we have developed a strategic plan to ensure that every learner is supported through every educational milestone and transition.
We are driven by one goal, which is to do our part in making a world a better place for all. Our decision making process is informed by comprehensive, empirical studies and a high quality data evaluation. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact will all our pursuits
Our vision is to "provide a holistically supportive and enabling environment which will foster in our youth, an entrepreneurial and accelerated leadership mindset that encourages independent and creative thinking."
Our mission is “to empower young people faced with socio-economic challenges to realize their fullest potential and become successful in school and beyond. Our unique approach seeks to involve all relevant stakeholders in co-creating sustainable solutions which incorporate innovations, inventions, community projects and tangible economic solutions which will in turn empower entire communities to produce lasting benefits for all.