When I, Gerben Plomp, write this message, it's three weeks since I arrived in South Africa. For me, it already feels like I've been here for way longer because of all the new experiences I've had. The first week I had to get used to the African culture, which is completely different compared to th...
Last week, the Change Agents project did a three day HIV and AIDS workshop with 121 learners from Mbheki Secondary School.
The workshop provided a great platform for teenagers to talk about HIV and AIDS in a safe environment and provide education to them about the risks of the virus. It also motivated them to treat each other equally, no matter what their status. ... See MoreSee Less
Last week the interns from the Khayalethu Project, the Tennyson House Projects and the YDC spent four days on camp at L'Abri.
The theme of the camp was youth work skills, they learnt about skills in three different categories- my personality, engage and focus on the individual. A game show theme was used to keep the interns engaged and learning throughout the camp.
Camping is always a good chance for interns to intensely learn new skills they can use in their daily work in the community, on the streets or in the shelter. It is also a great way of getting to know the interns from other projects, to have conversations and fun together.
The interns are very happy about their time at camp and feel well equipped. #engage #equip #enable ... See MoreSee Less
The Bridge Project Our Facilitators Yenzi and Nokwanda organized a Career Expo for grades 10,11 & 12 for 5 different Schools.
Together with the support of the Gagabi Secondary School they organised the Event at the Gorgedale Hall.
Stakeholders that availed themselves were NSFAS, TVET College, UNISA, UKZN, ELANGENI, EThekwini Municipality, and Ward Counsellors. It was a great Opportunity for many students to get to know about their options are after School. ... See MoreSee Less