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Southern Africa Youth Project has empowered more than 13 000 young people within its 13 years of existence.

Our “Poverty2Jobs” model has changed the lives of young throughout the Gauteng province. The youth received skills in the following programs. Life skills, Cashier, Waiter, End User Computing, System Development, Entrepreneurship & Job placement. More than 75% of our beneficiaries have been placed into jobs upon completion of training. This Read more…

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Its through the support of our partners and their staff, that we are able to “change the way the youth think about themselves”.

Its through partners like Accenture that we are able to impart knowledge and skills to help young people kick-start their careers. More than 3 500 young people are provided with skills every year. Young people are trained in: Life skills, Cashier, Waiter, Customer service,Entrepreneurship, End User Computing and Work readiness Read more…

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Southern Africa Youth Project invites young people for a free online work readiness program called “Refugee Integration through Dignity, Health and Employability’ (RITDHE)”,

Our refugee program provides young people with skills needed to search, find and keep a job. There are more than 1000 people that flee that countries every month to seek refuge in countries like South Africa and by the time they arrive, most do not have any legal documents that Read more…

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Southern Africa Youth Project walked away with a Gold award under the Social Development category at Services Excellence Awards hosted by the Office of the Premier.

Southern Africa Youth Project was recognised by Office of the Premier with a gold award under the category of social development for the work that we do with young people. Community Development is at the heart of Southern Africa Youth Project and we will continue to “change the way the Read more…

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Southern Africa Youth Project provides a safe space for young people to speak out against issues affecting their lives.

SayPro provides a platform for young people to engage in meaningful conversations about some the day-to-day challenges within their respective communities. Southern Africa Youth Project is a Youth development institution that strives to change the way young people in rural areas and townships thinks about themselves. We do this by Read more…

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45 of Southern Africa Youth Projects’s entrepreneurship members participate in a leadership camp under SEVISSA in partnership with a local partner organisation.

It was an action packed weekend as our entrepreneurship club members took part in school leadership camp. The camp is  focused on empowering school learners with skills and tools to identify and solve the day-to-day challenges faced with young people in township of South Africa. Upon completion of all the Read more…

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Our young aspiring entrepreneurship meet at Southern Africa Youth Project to discus ways of improving their businesses.

Building a business-driven generation to hep grow the economy of South Africa. Southern Africa Youth Project is a Youth development institution that strives to change the way young people in rural areas and townships thinks about themselves. We do this by up-skilling them to recognize and utilize the opportunities that are around Read more…

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Our entrepreneurship students prepare for a school market day as they bake cupcakes that will be sold during the event.

Southern Africa Youth Project through its entrepreneurship program helps young people develop, promote and sell products within their respective communities, this helps our youth learn various business management skills. The event is hosted at our local malls where they showcase their products and make sales. Southern Africa Youth Project is Read more…

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Donate computers and help us “change the way the youth think about themselves”. Visit: www.southernafricayouth.org Southern Africa Youth Project is a Youth development institution that strives to change the way young people in rural areas and townships thinks about themselves. We do this by up-skilling them to recognize and utilize the opportunities Read more…

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The youth participate in a feedback session in partnership with Accenture after a full month of back-to-back classes on our Life Skills program.

Our partner company Accenture visits our center to conduct a feedback session about the online training program “Skills to Succeed” where young receive career guidance, job searching and work readiness skills. In partnership with Accenture we have reached more than 1 000 youth through our online training program that equips Read more…

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Southen Africa Youth Project provides Advice and Referral services for young people in townships of South Africa.

Sharing valuable information with young people to help them make informed career choices. Southern Africa Youth Project is a Youth development institution that strives to change the way young people in rural areas and townships thinks about themselves. We do this by up-skilling them to recognize and utilize the opportunities that are Read more…

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Our young aspiring entrepreneurs in a business meeting to discuss way of marketing their business.

We have created a platform for young people in schools to start businesses and initiatives of change within their respective communities to help create employment and sustainable revenue streams for themselves and their families. They learn skills and various business competencies which are: Idea Generation, Business Plan, Community Evaluation, Marketing, Read more…

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Motivation Monday with Southern Africa Youth Project.

SayPro empowers the youth through up-skilling them to recognize and utilize the opportunities that are around them, this is through the provision of information, skills and joint-community ventures under a structured program model called “Poverty2Jobs”. Changing the way the youth think about themselves Call: 011 071 1903/ info@southernafricayouth.org

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Diepsloot, a home to many.

The settlement area known as Diepsloot was established in 1995 by what was at the time known as the Rand provincial administration as a temporary (informal) shelter for people who had initially been evicted from informal settlements in Honeydew, Sevenfontein and Alexandra. The first residents were 200 families evicted from Read more…