GOLD Peer Education


Youth Mentors Collaborating for Change

ymc²  (Youth Mentors Collaborating for Change)  is a youth-run community based organisation launched in 2009 with the goal of facilitating change in communities, cities and countries through awareness, advocacy and global partnerships. ymc² provides a platform for all youth through a vigorous mentorship programme, to be the driving force in empowering development and aid to the poor, sick, oppressed and vulnerable. The work of ymc² is executed

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Peer2Peer Workshops in May

Sarepta High School Workshop Sessions: My Self Esteem & Vision; My Values; Being a Leader “On the 18th of May 2013, we had our quarterly workshop. Peer Educators were very excited and enjoyed every moment, but we will especially never forget the last session, when I had an opportunity as a Ttrainer to share my story, what I had to go through and how peer education changed my life.  The response we got afterwards was amazing.  Even today the

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Susannah Sweats for GOLD during Two Oceans Ultra Marathon

Susannah Farr CEO of the GOLD and a GOLD Champion raised over R56,000 for GOLD during her Two Oceans run on Easter Saturday. Susannah has always been passionate about youth in Southern Africa and undertook to raise funds for them so that young leaders can receive a lifetime toolkit of skills, leadership development and a connection to future opportunities. Susannah ran her first ever ultra- marathon and earned a bronze medal in the race. She had

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Comment on SA National Budget 2013

The 2013 SA National Budget which, within the framework of the NDP, has recognised the critical role of South Africa’s youth in achieving the goals of accelerated growth, elimination of poverty and reduction of inequality.  The proposed tax incentive for employing youth will encourage business to create opportunities for school-leavers to gain essential work-experience. GOLD is also excited about the change in the Donations legislation whereby

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28 Facilitators Train 756 Peer Educators in GOLD Future Forward

In September, GOLD training teams across South Africa trained 28  Facilitators from Implementing Organisations on GOLD Future Forward.  Here’s what two Facilitators had to say about the training: “Future Forward training was very interesting and has helped me understand how to market myself as a competent leader.” (Facilitator from Hope2Educate, KZN) “This training has equipped and empowered me to better prepare for my search for future

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RSA Themba Campaign

As a result of great success achieved over the last Themba Campaigns, GOLD is participating in another exciting community campaign in collaboration with its implementing partners in South Africa for the period August – December 2012.  Over the period, GOLD Implementing Partners will be running community based screenings of the movie “Themba, a Boy called Hope” within their existing peer education programme structures during the remainder

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Strat Chat Form

ToolsStratChat What are they and how do you do them? Plus Strat Chat Recording Form.

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