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The youth of 2015 take a STAND

Thirty-nine years ago a group of young people made their voices heard as they staged a protest against the unjust education system of the time. On the 16th of June 2015, young people from  Mpumalanga and Gauteng gathered in their respective communities  and celebrated the day by expressing their objection with one voice  against the challenges within their communities. At Inkunzi High School, Mpumalanga, GOLD Peer Educators, Facilitators and teachers

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Going back to basics-A GOLD training

In the last week of August as well the first week of September a group of 12 community development volunteers from Diepsloot, Gauteng, were part of a basic training about how to implement the GOLD programme. The volunteers benefited greatly from the session regarding the 7 Elements necessary to implement the programme like Programme Planning, Managing Facilitator, Managing Peer Educators and Reaching Peers and the community. The volunteers felt confident

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GOLD Rush Conference – Uniting Leaders.

During the week of the 14th of September, GOLD brought together an amazing team of young leaders, who are leading a ‘Revolution of Hope’ in their grassroots communities. GOLD Facilitators from Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, the Western Cape, Kwa-Zulu Natal and Zambia as well as GOLD field and head office staff attended the GOLD Rush Conference. Starting off with the “Why are we here” discussion, the facilitators were encouraged and motivated

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Mandela Day-Giving more than 67 minutes

On Mandela Day Celebration, 18 July 2015, GOLD Peer Educators and Facilitator interns did more than their 67 minutes-they gave 2 full days to volunteering alongside The Gift of Joy and Diepsloot Word Centre Church. The Gift of Joy and Diepsloot Word Centre Church organised a Soup Kitchen and Fun Day for the kids in Dieplsoot.  The Peer Educators and Facilitators helped with preparations for the soup kitchen a day before the main event. They rolled

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Raymond Ackerman Academy – July 2015 Intake

The Raymond Ackerman Academy is a post-matric level academy that offers an inspiring and innovative six month, full time programme in entrepreneurial development. The course aims at empowering young people on their entrepreneurial journey while developing their business and life skills. It is practical, builds up on existing skills and allows students to express themselves and their creativity. Ultimately the Academy wishes to assist individuals

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An enlightening “Train the Trainer” Workshop

In the week of the 16th of February, GOLD field staff members from Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Kraafontein (WC) came together to be orientated with the GOLD Model as well as be trained about their role in the implementation process. The team was  introduced  to the  key concepts that will support them in the delivery of the GOLD programme.  After days of absorbing important information and shared insights, the team went to a school in Kraafontein

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The PAY Project

The Western Cape Premier is inviting young people who matriculated in 2014 , and will not be studying in 2015 to be part of the PAY (Premier Advancement of Youth) Project. This project entails giving 2014 matriculates the opportunity to work as interns in the various Western Government departments.  To be considered for this project a prospective candidate must meet the following criteria: Be between the ages of 18 and 24. Must have written and

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An Opportunity in the Fast Food Industry

Khulisa's international client, is in the process of recruiting young people between the ages of 18 and 29 to work at their first South African stores. In order to be accepted for the job, candidates need to be South African, and  not have a criminal record. Background in the Fast Food industry would be advantageous. There are ten vacancies at the Tableview area for the candidates to work inside the store and six other candidates to deliver the

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Peer Educators Celebrate the Women at their Schools

Although women's month has come to an end, women's contribution  in  society will always be remembered. On the 8th of August, Peer Educators  in two schools in Cape Town took the time respectively to appreciate their female teachers' hard work. Peer Educators from Livingstone High School created bookmarks with a brief history of Women's Day printed on them. These boo marks were given to  the teachers during the school's assembly. In doing so

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Anglo-American Offers the Chance to Learn

Anglo-American is inviting interested applicants in Mpumalanga to apply for a learnership. The interested applicants may apply for either of the following disciplines: Diesel Mechanic Fitter Electrician The applicants must have a sound knowledge of Safety Systems, Regulations and Standards with a high regard to safety and an excellent safety record. They must also have a N2/N3 technical qualification with relevant subjects per discipline. To learn

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