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Scholarships for Youths to attend the 2015 International Development Youth Forum in Tokyo

The 2015 International Development Youth Forum will be held from 1st March to 8th March 2015 at the Youth Education National Olympics Memorial Youth Centre in Tokyo. This forum is open to participants from all countries and scholarships are available for youths from developing countries to support their travel and stay for the event. This conference has three aims. Building continuous network between youth who are interested in International Development

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Kabwe YMCA Zambia Graduation

Kabwe YMCA has marked their fourth graduation ceremony. There was great celebration among Peer Educators and Facilitators. The Guest of Honour was the Area Member of Parliament, Honourable Sydney Mushanga MP and three Area Councillors from three sites where Kabwe YMCA is  implementing the GOLD peer education programme. Kabwe PEP Stores Branch Manager Mr. Felix Muleya  and his parents were  among the  invited guests. Well done Kabwe YMCA Team!

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The Results Are In! The Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards 2013

On 1 December 2013 at the Baxter Theatre, the Impumelelo Social Innovations Centre awarded 25 best practice projects that are working on a range of issues around early childhood development, foetal alcohol syndrome, water waste treatment works, maths and science education, enterprise development, sexual and domestic violence, youth leadership, and general healthcare. The Impumelelo Social Innovations Centre selects organisations from around the

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Thank you ENS for our amazing new laptops

GOLD has recently been blessed with two new laptops from Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs, Africa's largest law firm. We are so thankful for your generosity and can assure you they will be put to great use by our staff.    

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Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Programme

The Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Programme fosters mutual understanding, respect, and civic engagement among young Americans and their international peers. During the 3-4 week exchange next April, students and educators will participate in workshops, community service activities, team building exercises, meetings with community leaders, leadership development, and live with American families. Upon their return home, students apply what they have learned

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Apply for Learnership Programme in the USA!

The Community College Initiative (CCI) is a quality academic programme run at U.S. community colleges, and intended to build technical skills, enhance leadership capabilities, and strengthen English language proficiency. The programme also provides opportunities for professional internships, service learning, and community engagement activities. Participants spend one academic year in the United States and may earn certificates in their fields of

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Zambia’s Facilitators ready to serve!

Programme Managers and Facilitators in Zambia from the Community of Practice participated in the Equipped to Serve (ETS) Counselling Training workshop. The Objective of the training was to equip Facilitators as non-professional counsellors to be able to deal with someone in crisis as well as to equip Facilitators to come alongside Peer Educators to help them find solutions to their problems and challenges. We are happy that the skills the Facilitators

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The Zambia Community of Practice would like to express their heartfelt gratitude for the support that PEP has provided in delivering the various resources to them and their continued support to making the GOLD Peer Education Programme a success in Zambia. THANK YOU PEP!

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A motivational speaker comes to Masoyi HBC

Masoyi HBC has been blessed with a visit from motivational speaker, Lennox Mathebula, from Mpumalanga. He is a Game Ranger at a local 5-star lodge. He has been involved in educating and motivating youth, outside of his job,  through sharing his experiences and successes achieved through hard work and is an inspiration to his community. We invited him as a motivational speaker for the Future Forward workshop. On the 26th of September 2013 during

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X Marks the Change
South African Flag

A simple cross on the ballot paper can strengthen South Africa's democracy and lead to further socio-economic transformation. In order for this to happen, members of the public both young and old need to register. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has announced that members of the public can register between the 9th and 10th of November. GOLD encourages every young person from the age of eighteen to make a mark and be part of the change.

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