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gold Continues the Food-Growing Journey!

On Saturday, gold took another exciting step on our journey to expose our youth to the opportunities in the food system! Recognizing the real food security crisis, not only in our communities, but globally, we are piloting HiGro Tower Gardens in our gold Kraaifontein schools (Hector Peterson, Masibambane and Bloekombos) and taking this project on as our Advocacy Campaign for the year!  Peer Educators from all four tracks, along with their

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gold Grad, Navinga, now a Community Journalist

"My name is Navinga Ndawa, I am 24 and I joined the gold peer education programme in Zambia in 2010. When I joined I was just some girl who knew absolutely nothing about personal development. I had low self-esteem and never believed in myself. However, as we continued meeting and having sessions with my fellow Peer Educators and Mr Winford Musaka (our Facilitator), I started learning and discovering more about myself and I got to learn how to interact

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Abigail’s golden grit pays off!

Abigail Mulenga, a past gold Facilitator Intern from Chingola, Zambia, shares her story....   Who said you are a failure? Who told you that you will not make it? Only you can limit yourself if you give up on your dreams. Don’t give up! Keep on dreaming and your dreams will come alive! I am a product of gold! A Generation Of  Leaders Discovered. From way back as a young girl I always dreamed of nursing! Doing house chores I used to

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Training Future Care & Support Assistants

gold is collaborating with the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) on an exciting initiative to train out-of-school youth as Care and Support Assistants who will be placed as interns in selected schools across the province. The training equips these youth with crisis counselling skills, essential to their future work requirements. gold is passionate about education leading to job creation and we're excited to be able to partner with the WCED

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A leader remembered-Lungelo Andries

A young man committed to community development and mentoring young people, Lungelo Andries joined gold in 2014 to become a Peer Education trainer. He trained highschool students at Manyano High School in Khayelitsha to become leaders in their communities. Lungelo believed and embraced the gold vision to see the next generation reach their full potential and be all they can be. He dedicated his life to this vision. He would serve the young people

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Youth Day activities in summary

June 16-Young people from different walks of life gathered to not only commemorate Youth Day but continue speaking about what needs to change in their communities. Peer Educators and their peers from Kraafontein and Masoyi (Mpumalanga) respectively marched carrying placards with expressions of the kind of communities they imagined for themselves, their peers and future generations. They wrote: “Youth make positive choices” “Build wat the next

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Spirit of Africa Opportunity-Be a Mentor

Got a love for TOURISM and would like a opportunity in this field? Spirit of Africa has a great OPPORTUNITY for you ! Spirit of Africa, a travel management company, approached GOLD seeking versatile leaders who would be incredible mentors for family expeditions. Spirit of Africa has identified training components for National Geographic Mentors. YES you will be trained before the opportunity! The bullet points below, outline the topics that will

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Young Leaders Taking Charge of their Community

On the 14th of May 2016 , GOLD Peer Educators and Facilitators from Limpopo participated in  a community upliftment activity at a common area in Mokopane. This is where taxis drop off primary school learners in the morning and pick up them up in the afternoon. It is "also one of the first places you see as you enter our town"  said Imogen Van Wyk the Programme Manager at Destiny Alive : an organisation that implements the GOLD programme in Limpopo.

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GOLD Grads pass Scooter Learners License

The youth unemployment crisis is a glaring problem that dares every South African citizen to take action. Giving young people from disadvantaged communities the necessary, and required skills to access decent employment is one of the actions that can be taken. GOLD recognizes this need; thus, strives to find opportunities for young people to be trained in a skill,and then connects them with prospective employers. The skill to drive a scooter license

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Standard Bank looking for tellers in Johannesburg

Standard Bank is looking for 108 tellers to work at their Johannesburg branches. The purpose of this opportunity is: To provide a consistently high quality frontline transaction service to customers encompassing the cashing of cheques, acceptance of deposits and the provision of change. To understand the risks associated with the handling of cash and maintain effective controls to manage these risks. To maintain a high level of integrity and ethical

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