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Abigail’s golden grit pays off!
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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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Raising Awareness on the Dangers of Corruption

In any African society striving for change and progress, corruption is a challenge that needs to be addressed. On the 9th of May, GOLD Facilitators from YMCA in Kabwe (Zambia) rallied the public at the Chisamba Market to raise awareness about the dangers of corruption. The public was not only engaged in discussions led by the Facilitators, but were also entertained by a drama performance. Esther Nakazwe, a member of the public, gave an example

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Needing career and study advice?

Here is a great website to help you answer some of the questions you might have around careers and studying. It can be very scary trying to decide on what steps to take so hopefully this can point you in the right direction. Visit: http://www.careerhelp.org.za/  

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GOLD Zambia Peer Educators march on Youth Day
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Peer Educators from YMCA Kabwe and Fire Baptized Church were able to participate in this year's National Youth Day under the theme "OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH THROUGH ENTERPRISE". Youth from different organisations marched in solidarity in Kabwe and Chingola . The young Peer Educators were very vibrant and eager to participate in this national event. It was an opportunity for the young people to engage with youth from all over their respective

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PEP Stores tours Zambia Implementing Partners
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Peer Educators with PEP Managers, Society for Poverty Eradication PM, Facilitators and GOLD Zambia National Manager.  The GOLD Zambia Community of Practice recently had the opportunity to meet with staff members from PEP stores across 3 provinces,  Mr. Paul Mbewe, People Support Manager from PEP Zambia Head Office led the delegation of managers who managed to visit Society for Poverty Eradication ( Ndola), Mwaiseni Home Based Care ( Luanshya),

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Graduation in Zambia
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There was great celebration with the graduation of Peer Educators and Facilitators from YMCA Kabwe at the end of last year.  The guest of  Honour was Honourable Sydney Mushanga, MP.  Well done to all our Peer Educators and Facilitators! Below are a few pictures taken on the day. [nggallery id=6]            

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Zambian Success story from Peer reached by a Peer Educator
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'My name is Julia. I am in grade 10 and I am 15 years old.  I come from a middle income family so I can’t have all that my friends have at school. So I decided to date more than three sex partners. This was my top secret. Each partner used to give me money which I used to buy all that I needed. I did not realise that I was involved in risk behaviour till one of the Peer Educators from Kabwe YMCA [a GOLD Implementing Partner] talked to me about

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