Empowering the nation – one learner at a time

Making sure that every child in South Africa gets access to education and information has always been a goal to reach in South Africa. In 2003 two young researchers, Joy Oliver and Makhosi Gogwana at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) were looking at ways in which science, technology, innovation...

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A beauty with a heart

You may have heard the quote, “Giving is not just about making a donation, it is about making a difference”. A true testament to this, is the 21 year old, Lisanne Lazarus. This final year broadcast student, is also the current Miss Mamelodi Sundowns in KwaZulu Natal and the national...

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Business knowledge centre for the youth

The African Youth Think Tank is a master card organization working towards eradicating youth poverty and unemployment. Although the organization is still in its foundation phase and is not yet fully operational, as it is currently in need of volunteers, its founding documents were put together at the beginning of...

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Putting young minds to work

“My interests lie in encouraging and empowering young people in rural areas to step in and make things happen regardless of their respective backgrounds.” These are the words of Thabang Sekhwela, Executive Director at Young Minds in Action, a Non-Profit Organization founded in April 2015 in Mookgo Block 7 Village...

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