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Diepsloot’s First Ever Winter School

From 2-6 July 2018, the IkamvaYouth Diepsloot branch hosted its first winter school programme. The week was successfully led by branch coordinator Sakhile Dubazana along with a group of tutors and other branch staff members who all showed great enthusiasm throughout...

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Meet Our New Director, Lungi!

     by: Amanda Luyenge IkamvaYouth Co-founder, Joy Olivier has officially stepped down as Executive Director and after a long and extensive search, it is our great pleasure to introduce IkamvaYouth’s new Executive Director, Lungile Zakwe! Lungile joins us from the...

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IkamvaYouth Leadership Changes

Next level leadership coming up at IkamvaYouth There are some big job ads being advertised at IkamvaYouth at the moment; the Executive Director role was advertised a few weeks ago, and we have just put out an internal and external call for applications for Chief...

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Diepsloot Leadership Workshop

Fresh, Fun and forward thinking On the 10th of March 2018 the IkamvaYouth Diepsloot branch held its first leadership workshop, facilitated by the founder of Bhekizenzo Foundation Mrs Phindile Ndlovu. Bhekizenzo Foundation works with government and other organisations...

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We are paving our way to vision 2030

Based on our 2016 matric pass rate of 85%, the benchmark for our matric cohort is now set to achieve above this record. Ikageng’s 2016 matric results recorded a whopping 85% pass rate.  To sustain the branch’s positive matric results momentum, since the beginning of...

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Invest your BEE spend to change lives

Millions of Rand are committed to Skills Development (SD) under the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) policy every year by the South African corporate sector. This scale of investment holds the potential to substantially impact socio-economic...

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IkamvaYouth Mamelodi Library Launch

By: Tokelo Hlagala IkamvaYouth Mamelodi launched  its library on Thursday in Mamelodi West D6, to promote literacy and a culture of reading to learners in the community. The Mamelodi Branch Coordinator, Neo Rakoma said: “We decided to open the library because we...

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First things, first program

health and wellness program The IKAMVAYOUTH tutors were also invited to be trained and assist with the health awareness program by the Directorate of Health and Wellness of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) for 3 days (14th -16th August), the total number of...

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Substance Abuse

By: Naledi Mokopakgosi SUBSTANCE ABUSE SEMINAR &  FIRST THINGS FIRST PROGRAM: TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, DIRECTORATE OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS The IKAMVAYOUTH Mamelodi tutors attended a Substance Abuse Seminar held at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) on...

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Mamelodi Branch team building

tutor training/ team building On the 16th of September 2017 IkamvaYouth Mamelodi branch held a team building session/ tutor training. The team building was facilitated by Zoe Mann, it started at 09:30 to 14:00, the session consisted of the volunteer tutors and the...

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Nyanga Tutor Hike

A morning of fun, hard work and victory On Saturday, 30 September, the Nyanga tutors and staff embarked on a journey to hike up Lion’s Head in Cape Town. The Lion’s Head mountain peak is best known for its rocky and somewhat steep hiking trail. It also overlooks the...

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