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Mbadika founder promotes women in tech

NetiaMcCray thumb Netia McCray has a few ideas to build a better world. One is to provide a platform where women in tech can tell their stories to young girls, to inspire them to enter the field. Good mentoring is another and, of course, there is education.

Mentors dared to be different

A young woman has challenged people to change the world by doing one simple thing – find someone different to mentor. This is to open opportunities, especially to youth who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Girl Ignite offers a path to success

girl-ignite---thumbYoung women and girls in Diepsloot are giving a chance to build a better life through Girl Ignite Africa, a leadership programme that focuses on the helping participants to reach their full potential. It works with Diepsloot Mountain Bike Academy, using cycling as a way to get ahead.

Phakama helps women rise in corporate world

phakama---thumbPhakama Women's Academy, a corporate social investment mentoring programme, has set 25 young women on the road to success in the marketing and communications industry.

Teacher mentor programme wins international award

psp-thumbA South African non-profit organisation is leading the field in helping to improve the quality of maths and science teachers, by mentoring new teachers. It also offers resources, induction and support to novice teachers who are new to the classroom.

More icons are celebrated

The first season of 21 Icons was well-received. Now there is a second season of the documentaries and portraits of some of South Africa's most notable citizens. This time, the mix includes a former Constitutional Court judge, sports stars, entrepreneurs and an extraordinary man who has devoted his life to helping others.

Small business incubation hub to help develop Diepsloot

When it is complete, the Riversands incubation hub near the impoverished township of Diepsloot will be filled with small businesses benefiting the innovative Asset-Based Community Driven Development programme. The plan is to grow the township's talent pool, increase skills and create jobs.

Give youth a voice

Young South Africans lacked a voice, skills and quality education and had low self-esteem, experts agreed at a National Development Plan Youth Dialogue. Yet they also offered possible solutions to these and other issues.
To SA youth: ‘make NDP yours’

Daniel Duda’s success story

Daniel Duda always struggled with school, and as a teen he fell into the wrong crowd. But he learned a few hard life lessons, and chose instead to turn his fortunes around. His inspiring story, and sheer hard work means he's off to LA to tell his story to a wider audience.
Investing in African youth


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