PEER EDUCATORS CAMP TO FIND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS FOR SCHOOL VIOLENCE AND OTHER CHALLENGES
07/12/19 9:16 AM
The Change Agents peer educators went camping on Friday, 14 June to Sunday, 16 June to Camp Noah in Richmond.
The team consisted of teachers, Tennyson House Project Director, Change Agents Coordinator and Facilitator and 44 pupils from various Durban high schools. They shared and discussed challenges that they are facing in their respective schools, some of the challenges that were discussed included school violence, teenage pregnancy and drug abuse.
FIND A PERFECT PARTNER FOR MANDELA DAY!
07/9/19 10:06 AM
YFC/KZN attended the Speed Networking for Good that was held by the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business (PCB) NGO Forum on the 20th of June 2019 at the Royal Showgrounds.
Di Milford from PCB said the event was aimed at creating a fun, informative and convenient meeting place for Pietermaritzburg businesses and Non-Governmental/ Profit Organisation’s in order to create a meaningful partnership for Mandela Day. “ We are excited that we are able to connect the local businesses with NGO’s, since many businesses want to get involved and support NGO’s for Mandela Day but don’t have the time to make proper arrangements. For many, this is a missed opportunity to be active and make a significant difference”, said Milford.
Youth Month Celebration
07/4/19 11:09 AM
Khayalethu outreach and community programme in partnership with donations received from Community Development Association, The Beauty Box Spa and House of Abundant Grace Church celebrated the youth month with the homeless children in one of our drop-in centre and around Pietermaritzburg CBD. This month is important to all South Africans and there was no better way to celebrate it without engaging, interacting and giving to the homeless. The celebration that was aimed at encouraging and promoting education unfolded with the homeless children and youth enjoying a cooked meal and receiving clothes and blankets. A big thank you to all our donors, supporters and partners who made this day a great success.
BENEFICIARIES ENJOYS A SPORTS TOURNAMENT IN DURBAN
06/27/19 11:27 AM
YOUTH FOR CHRIST/KZN Khayalethu outreach beneficiaries participated in a phenomenal Recreation- Rehab Festival that by the Department of Sports and Recreation on the 08th of June 2019 in Durban Child and Youth Care Center. The aim of the festival was to promote and encourage physical fitness, health and well-being.
BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS THROUGH STORY TELLING
06/21/19 9:00 AM
YFC/KZN attended the Heartlines Bridge Leadership Getaway at the African Enterprise Centre in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday, 12 June and Thursday, 13 June 2019.
Heartlines Lead Facilitator, Seth Naicker, said the purpose of the two-day getaway was to use the power of storytelling to build deep and meaningful relationships among KZN organisations and church leaders. “We believe that getting to know each other’s stories is the first step towards breaking down the misconceptions and prejudices that divide us. What’s your Story? is an initiative built on a three-step framework of Ask, Listen and Tell ,that aims to build understanding and ultimate, trust and reconciliation through sharing of our stories”, said Naicker.
UMSILINGA PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS LEARN AND SHARE ABOUT THEIR RIGHTS
06/20/19 10:28 AM
Youth For Christ KZN Khayalethu Social Worker, Thobeka Majola visited grade 7 pupils at Umsilinga Primary School in Ezinketheni on Monday, 10 June 2019 , where she taught them about knowing their rights and reporting abuse.
COMRADES MARATHON 2019 VOLUNTERS CHEERS THE RUNNERS
06/12/19 2:49 PM
Youth for Christ KZN in partnership with Albany Bakeries supported the Comrades Marathon 2019. Volunteers were cheering and serving runners at the Albany Bakeries refreshment stands in Ashburton.
YFC/KZN SHADOWS SPUR WAITERS AND WAITRESSES FOR FUNDRAISING
06/11/19 11:01 AM
Youth for Christ Kwa-Zulu Natal (YFC/KZN) in partnership with AFM House of Glory youth worked as shadow waiters and waitresses at the El Sombrero Spur in Scottsville on Wednesday, 29 May 2019.
YFC/KZN Marketing and Communications Officer, Sonti Magota said the organization took part in this event with the aim of gaining knowledge and putting themselves in the shoes of waiters and waitresses. “As an organization that works closely with young people and most of the waiters/waitress are young people, we wanted to gain the knowledge of what their job entails”, said Magota. She added that the organization also saw a fundraising opportunity for one of their projects. “By participating in this shadow shift, the organization received 15% of the turnover that El Sombrero Spur made between 16:00pm and 20:00pm, which amounted to R2268.00”, explained Magota.
DURBAN CHILDREN LEARNS ABOUT THEIR RIGHTS DURING THE NATIONAL CHILD PROTECTION WEEK
06/5/19 12:32 PM
Tennyson House, the project of Youth For Christ hosted an event on Saturday, 1 June 2019 in support to the National Child Protection Week (28 May – 04 June 2019) that is observed annually to raise awareness of the rights of children as is articulated in the Children’s Rights.
PUPILS LEARN ABOUT THEIR RIGHTS DURING AN AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
05/29/19 9:00 AM
Youth for Christ KwaZulu-Natal Khayalethu Community Project engaged with pupils from Msilinga Primary School and Copesville High School during the Child Protection Campaign that was held on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 at the Ezinketheni community drop in centre. The campaign was aimed at raising awareness and supporting the National Child Protection Week (28 May to 4 June 2019) which is observed in South Africa annually to raise an awareness on the rights of children.