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2021 Placements Report

2021 Placements Report

IkamvaYouth Class of 2021 Placements The class of 2021 portrayed great resilience by achieving an outstanding 90% pass rate. This is after two years of disrupted schooling due to the COVID 19 pandemic. IkamvaYouth not only supports learners to pass matric but to also...

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In-Person Winter School Back in Action

In-Person Winter School Back in Action

With much excitement, our holiday programme is back in-person. Learners, tutors and staff were in high spirits as they spent the two weeks of the programme with full days of intensive academic support, a full lineup of workshops,  games, and excursions.  The first...

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Masi Alumni Pay It Forward

Masi Alumni Pay It Forward

By: Damien Buckton, Fundraising Officer ‘Paying it forward’ is a core component in our award-winning model and it is a value we are proud to say is embedded in the ethos of our work. This component was on full display as IkamvaYouth alumni were invited to...

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Reframing the Atlantis Narrative

Reframing the Atlantis Narrative

By: Yanga Totyi, Atlantis Branch Coordinator As we begin the year, celebrating our stellar 2021 matric results, and reflecting on the Atlantis Brach journey since its inception, I am drawn to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Tedtalk: “The Danger of a Single Story”.  In this...

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Matric 2021; breaking barriers!!

Matric 2021; breaking barriers!!

By: Thandazo Jafta The Kwa-Zulu Natal and Eastern Cape matric cohort of 2021 has proven once again that resilience yields great results. The 2021 matric cohort has raised the bar, excelling in such difficult circumstances, to achieve an overall pass rate of 93% across...

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Class of 2021: Striving for Excellence

Class of 2021: Striving for Excellence

By Busisiwe Nkosi, District Manager, Gauteng and North West The Gauteng and North West region has truly demonstrated true resilience, successfully completing their matric after two years of interrupted learning. The North West and Gauteng Class of 2021 achieved an...

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The Triumphant Class of 2021

The Triumphant Class of 2021

By: Delphino Machikicho Minister AG Motshekga accurately described the 2021 matriculants’ academic experience when she said, “...the Class of 2021 will remember their Grade 12 year as one of challenge and triumph. The challenge was coping with the unknowns of new...

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MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO: 2021 REFLECTIONS

MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO: 2021 REFLECTIONS

Dear Friends and colleagues As 2021 draws to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to look back at the year, to celebrate with you our successes, reflect on the hurdles we triumphed over, and update you on new frontiers we have crossed. I am excited to share...

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Our First Spring School

Our First Spring School

By: Damien Buckton, Fundraising Officer More than 18 months after the pandemic hit, we are still dealing with the effects of the continuous lockdown. In turn, the subsequent school closures have forced us to be agile, to shift and pivot our approach to ensure that our...

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The FirstJob Partnership Programme

The FirstJob Partnership Programme

By: Sisanda Mtana - HR & Training Intern July marked the start of my journey with IkamvaYouth as Human Resource and Training (HR&T) Intern on the FirstJob Partner Programme, which is an initiative of the FirstRand Bank Limited.   The FirstJob Partner...

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Innovation and collaboration in action

Innovation and collaboration in action

“Dumisani was a tutor at the Nyanga branch and reached out to Sinethemba Jaca, the Nyanga Branch Coordinator. With the platform he had developed he needed to test the functionality of the web application. When Sinethemba came to me with the idea I was quite excited,...

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The After-School Sector does it again!

The After-School Sector does it again!

IkamvaYouth provides support to other NGOs who provide after-school support to high school learners. This Community Collaboration Programme (CCP) is currently supporting 17 organisations.  It is always an exciting time when we reflect on the work that organisations in...

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Lloyd Lungu

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Lloyd is a self-disciplined and highly goal-driven Industrial Psychology Honours graduate. He is currently a Master's candidate completing his second year of M.Com in Industrial Psychology at the University of the Free State. Lloyd joined IkamvaYouth as a learner in 2012, after matriculating he came back and volunteered as a tutor for the duration of his undergraduate studies at UKZN. He later worked as an Intern in the Chesterville branch. His passion for youth empowerment and inclusion has grown enormously through his time and experience gained within IkamvaYouth and has inspired him to provide career guidance to young township people. He is currently working at the Umlazi Branch as a Branch Assistant.