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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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5 Minutes with a GOLD Grad- Khanya Cona

Khanya Cona left highschool in 2013 not only as a matriculate with many plans, but also as a young leader who had gone through the GOLD Peer Education programme.  A chance encounter three years later with a staff member from GOLD,  rekindled memories of being a Peer Educator and led to an opportunity to  be a volunteer intern at GOLD. On her last day, Khanya took five minutes to reflect on her experience before heading back to her hometown to

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The struggles of a Stateless Child matter

We often hear about undocumented foreign nationals standing in long queues for their documentation, and the process taking a long time to be successful; yet it is not often one hears about their struggles that stem from being undocumented. On  the 10th of March, GOLD attended a dialogue hosted by The Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office and The South African Learning and Transformation Centre, which focused on the issue of Stateless Children in

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Hard work rewarded…

Grade 12 can be compared to the last stretch of a race, and the  most significant part to complete. If a young person would like to be employed or pursue tertiary education, they need to work hard to successfully pass their grade 12. Nonsindiswa Dlamini's award reveals that hard work is rewarded. Nonsindiswa was awarded top grade 12 learner at Khanyisani Secondary School in Mpumalanga. Similar to Nonsindiswa, Peer Educators from Inkunzi Secondary

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Health Internship Opportunities

The Western Cape Government is looking for:   Forensic Pathology Service  interns Learner Pharmacist Assistants Data Capturing  Interns   Remuneration and Contractual periods : Interns will receive a stipend of R 2 600 per month. Data Capturing, and Forensic Pathology Service interns will be contracted to work for 12 months. Learner Pharmacist Assistants  will be contracted to work for 24 to 36 months. Application Steps : • Applicants

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Become a GOLD Grads Committee Member in 2016!

How do I become a GOLD Grads Committee Member? A GOLD Graduate is a Peer Educator or Facilitator intern, who has completed either a teenage or young-adult 3-year skills-training-and-mentorship programme, and has also attended the Work Readiness Training. COMMITTEE ROLES YOU CAN APPLY FOR: Chairperson Connections Officer Communications Officer Events Officer How to Apply Please Email your CV and Motivational Letter based on the role you are interested

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Preparing for the future-Work Readiness Training

On the 5th,6th and 31st of October, Work Readiness trainings were held at respective schools in the Western Cape. Work Readiness training is designed to build Peer Educators' career development knowledge, skills and increase their awareness about job as well as study opportunities. At a school in Khayelitsha, Peer Educators were educated about how to open a bank account, get their ID book, write their CV ,and how to behave at an interview. The information

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Moshal Scholarship Programme Opportunity

The Moshal Scholarship Programme is inviting candidates to apply for a scholarships in the following fields:  Commerce, Engineering, Sciences (not Social), Medicine (Including Pharmacy), Law (Bcomm, not BA) and IT Criteria : • Household income should not exceed R75 000 per year • Must have a place at one of the universities : UCT, Stellenbosch, NMMU, Rhodes, WITS, UP, UFS and KZN • Academics of +- 65% Applicants must provide: • Pay slip

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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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