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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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Southern Africa Youth Project’s team shares information about the training and employment opportunities offered at SayPro.

The team of Southern Africa Youth Project share insightful information about the training and employment  opportunities available for young people. Our aim is to change the way young people think bout themselves, through a series work readiness programs. You too, can be a part of this life changing program by 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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Our young aspiring Entrepreneurs sell cupcakes to the residents of Diepsloot during our yearly market day event at Diepsloot Mall.

The youth engage with the residents of Diepsloot as they sell cupcakes, the event created a platform for young people to learn and develop different skills-set in making product sales. They were also able to apply the skills learnt through our peer-led sessions where they are taught different business management Read more…

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Visit any of our center and register for free training programs.

You may register for the following training programs. Life Skills { Career Guidance, Work readiness and Work competency skills} Wholesale and Retail {Cashier, Waiter & Customer Service}. Entrepreneurship. Information Technology {End User Computing & Introduction into Programming}. Southern Africa Youth Project is a Youth development institution that strives to change the Read more…

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Teamwork and tolerance

“Talent wins games but teamwork wins championships”-Michael Jordan Some of entrepreneurship participants enjoying each other’s company during the session. They are so focused and dedicated to their tasks to ensure that they become successful future entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship is one of the services provided at SayPro for free to empower youth. Read more…

By Sello Kapa, ago
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Success through persistence

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other”-Abraham Lincoln Tlou Lebogang Malebana receives her certificate from Tsakani Rikhotso, upon completion of her training within Skills to Succeed Academy. Well done is better than well said, as Benjamin Franklin once said. At SayPro Read more…

By Sello Kapa, ago
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Drivers of change. People behind your smile.

The team of Southern Africa Youth Project. “A good head and a good heart are always formidable combination”-Nelson Mandela SayPro staff, from left: Nancy Nghonyama, Rebecca Maapola, Tsakani Rikhotso, Lerato Tsebe, Kholofelo Kekana, Puluko Nkiwane, Anathi Mseleni, Clifford Legodi, Rico Nyathi, Mulalo Mavhungu and Phathu Musubi. Southern Africa Youth Project Read more…

By Sello Kapa, ago
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Dedicated future entrepreneurs

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do”-Pele. Youth are enjoying their entrepreneurship session at their respective school. Entrepreneurship is part of our programs that we conduct with various schools in our Read more…

By Sello Kapa, ago
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The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family”-Kofi Annan. One of our facilitators busy sharing End-User skills with his class. Empowering youth is what we are capable of doing at SayPro. Southern Africa Youth Project(SayPro) is a Youth development institution Read more…

By Sello Kapa, ago
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Do you volunteer at a charity organisation?

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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16 young people participating in our online career guidance training program.

Helping young people make informed career choices,through our step-by-step interactive online training program that equips young people skills that help conduct self-introspection processes to assess themselves in finding out what makes they are passionate about. Southern Africa Youth Project is a Youth development institution that strives to change the way 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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On your mark, get set, ready …… Code!

Creating IT wizards through our Introduction into Program in JAVA, HTML, CSS AND Python. 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 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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The youth of Diepsloot get their eyes fixed on computers during a session at the Diepsloot center.

Our students in End User Computing focus as they learn one of the Office programs “Word” where they gain skills in typing, formulating formal letters, report writing and administration. Our training programs are aimed at equipping the youth with skills needed in the jobs market. #changingmindsets” Call: 011 071 1903/info@southernafricayouth.org

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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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Kholofelo Morudu’s success story.

Kholofelo Morudu is 21 years old and resides in Diepsloot and like many, growing up in a disadvantaged community presented a lot of challenges, amongst them was the inability to further his studies due to lack of financial support. That changed when Kholofelo was referred to Southern Africa Youth Project Read more…

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The youth of Diepsloot engage in a dialogue to discuss socio-economic issues faced with Diepsloot.

SayPro hosts dialog sessions for the youth of Diepsloot to provide a platform for young people to Discuss some of the socio-economic issues faced with the community of Diepsloot and develop possible solutions towards creating a better and safer community with accessible opportunities. Issue like Teenage pregnancy, school dropouts, unemployment, 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…