#YourFreedomYourFuture Youth Competition

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 7, 2020, 5:49 p.m.

Here’s an opportunity for learners and students to win sizeable cash prizes in the Progress SA #YourFreedomYourFuture Youth Competition.

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Community Keepers partners with NDA to provide Gender Based Violence programmes!

Community Keepers Oct. 1, 2020, 7:08 p.m.

Trauma, and its debilitating consequences on mental well-being, is still a major construct in addressing the short term need of children, especially in marginalised communities.

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Community Keepers proves resilience during Covid-19

Community Keepers Sept. 30, 2020, 7:56 p.m.

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown a few curve balls at development organisations, especially those who work from schools. School closure and social distancing meant that these teams had to quickly …

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Happy Heritage Month - Afrika Tikkun

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 28, 2020, 6:26 p.m.

In September we honour our heritage. In celebrating our differences and many beautiful cultural traditions, we come to understand and appreciate our uniqueness on the continent and global stage.

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What does nationhood and culture mean for South Africans in these times?

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Sept. 25, 2020, 5:45 p.m.

Lockdown has forced us to reimagine a world with the coronavirus. It has brought economic challenges and discomfort and saw us divided as a nation. But even as it almost …

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Reflections on the fall of those on whose shoulders we stand: A young Activist’s tribute to George B

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Sept. 15, 2020, 7:24 p.m.

"There comes a time in the life of every person when you either succumb or you fight." - George Bizos While many young activists can resonate with this quote, it …

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Showcase how your organisation is improving its youth programming based on insight gained from your

Trialogue Sept. 3, 2020, 6:13 p.m.

Be part of the Trialogue Donors' Den 2020, presented in partnership with the MTN SA Foundation at the upcoming Trialogue Business in Society Virtual Conference.

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Community Keepers aims to shift attitudes and behaviour around Bullying, Harassment and GBV

Community Keepers Sept. 2, 2020, 5:47 p.m.

Community Keepers has been appointed by the National Development Agency as an implementation partner for the period 2020/21 to roll out a multi-faceted awareness campaign on #bullying and gender-based violence …

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The Beast breaks new ground

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 25, 2020, 1:29 p.m.

Husqvarna South Africa, together with ex-Springbok rugby player Tendai Mtawarira and his wife Kuziva, recently rallied together to ‘green’ the spaces at Salt Rock’s Sizani School and offer other vital …

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Salesian Life Choices Aug. 12, 2020, 7:36 p.m.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us, old and young alike. Suntosh Pillay, a clinical psychologist working in the public sector in KwaZulu-Natal, has described the pandemic as “an …

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Salesian Life Choices Aug. 4, 2020, 6:40 a.m.

The Salesian Institute Youth Projects (SIYP), an NGO working with youth from at-risk communities in Cape Town in the field of education and skills training, has witnessed this first hand.

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Communicating effectively under lockdown

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers July 30, 2020, 7:25 p.m.

Kim Barlow is the Communications Manager for leading youth development NGO, ACTIVATE! Change Drivers, one of the largest youth networks in South Africa.

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Community Keepers reaches 100 000 milestone

Community Keepers July 2, 2020, 6:54 p.m.

2020 has brought with it a number of changes and challenges for school learners and the non profits who support them. We are extremely concerned about the second pandemic of …

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Youth empowerment – Why Momentum Metropolitan Foundation is invested?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 22, 2020, 7:11 p.m.

Charlene Lackay, CSI Manager at Momentum Metropolitan Foundation, spoke to us about the organisation’s support for youth through non-profit partnerships that work to empower young people.

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Life Choices #30stories - Abongile Tywala: 𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗟𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗠𝘆 𝗠𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿

Salesian Life Choices June 16, 2020, 2:22 p.m.

Abongile was just a child when her mother’s descent into mental illness changed life as she knew it and forced her to shuffle back and forth between family members who …

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Salesian Life Choices June 16, 2020, 10:05 a.m.

In June 2014, Salesian Life Choices launched a ’30 Stories in 30 Days Campaign’ to celebrate South Africa’s National Youth Month.

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Youth Day under lockdown

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers June 15, 2020, 11:30 a.m.

How are the youth using their voices under lockdown to amplify current social issues? This was the question posed to a panel of youth by non-profit ACTIVATE! Change Drivers, the …

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Engen’s Simone Leeuw says happiness and success are a choice

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 15, 2020, 11:25 a.m.

Simone Leeuw, who matriculated from Fairvale Secondary School and grew up in Wentworth, South Durban, an area known for its many socio-economic challenges is an inspiration to many in her …

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South African National Child Rights Coalition. An advocacy and communications coalition

Give a Child a Family June 11, 2020, 6:39 p.m.

As you may know or not know, we at Give a Child a Family have always been a promoter of collective, collaborative work, and networks of organisations.

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BRAND South Africa and ACTIVATE! Change Drivers join forces to launch their Youth Month Campaign

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers June 4, 2020, 6:08 p.m.

Inspired by the idea that all South African youth must know about the Constitution and what it means for them.

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 14, 2020, 6:11 p.m.

Growing up in rural Pongola, Kwa-Zulu Natal, I used to listen to my grandparents telling folktales such as How the Rock Rabbit Missed Having a Tail, amongst many others. I …

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 14, 2020, 6:07 p.m.

This month Nal’ibali – South Africa’s reading-for-enjoyment campaign – is launching a Siswati edition of its popular bilingual newspaper story supplement for children and their caregivers.

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 13, 2020, 6:45 p.m.

Due to the uncertainty of the 2020 academic year, many parents are anxious that their children are falling behind with their schoolwork and have taken it upon themselves to homeschool …

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Resilience and well-being in these times of uncertainty

Mamelani Projects April 16, 2020, 6:46 p.m.

The advent of Covid-19 has brought about unprecedented challenges. We realise our work cannot be business as normal, and it's okay when we have those moments of uncertainty and fear …

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Call to youth to become active citizens through leadership opportunity

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers March 3, 2020, 9:18 a.m.

Youth non-profit Activate, a leader in transformative youth programmes in South Africa, has issued its annual call for youth to apply to its leadership training and mentoring programmes. This opportunity …

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riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 14, 2020, 5:26 a.m.

Gangsterism, gender-based violence and drug abuse along with unemployment are rife on the Cape Flats. Over the past years, Capetonians have experienced devastating and heart-breaking news pertaining these matters, including …

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Investec awarded for its strategic corporate social investment in 2019

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 9, 2019, 12:03 p.m.

Trialogue, a responsible business consultancy, has conferred its annual Strategic CSI Award on Investec, for its support of Promaths.

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How the NDP can give young South Africans a hopeful future

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Nov. 22, 2019, 10:03 a.m.

A summit to discuss the policies of the National Development Policy framework convenes in Gauteng this week. This is what one NPO would like to see emerge.

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Penreach says YES to youth empowerment

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 1:09 p.m.

Unemployment rate among young South Africans a “national crisis”

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Engen kits out Sir Lowry’s Pass Primary School’s drummies

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 12:59 p.m.

To raise morale at Sir Lowry’s Pass Primary School

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If you can see it, you can be it.

Grassroot Soccer Aug. 29, 2019, 10:57 a.m.

It’s a simple idea that can change the world.

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Engen’s Busisiwe Mkhungo finds her wings this Youth Day

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za June 19, 2019, 7:21 p.m.

Busisiwe shares her journey and offers some advice to SA's youth.

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