The Network

With more than 1 500 members, there’s always something happening in the ACTIVATE! network. Click on each story to read more about how Activators are driving change across South Africans.


Driving Change Through Sport

Posted by Nelisa Ngqulana on Thu, May 26 2016 14:32:00
I am from Cosmo city, and I believe the government can use the open spaces in my community to build more sporting facilities so that all sporting codes can be accommodated. The government also needs to educate young people and the rest of the community on how they can access the facilities for usage.

Rosette Trading: An Entrepreneur's Journey

Posted by Bongani Hlatshwayo on Sat, May 21 2016 00:39:00
“I was first introduced to entrepreneurship at the age of 8. I'd bake frosted cupcakes with my mother, or make lunch packs, have a presentable layout and distribute to my schoolmates."

A Cocktail Of Disasters

Posted by Nelisa Ngqulana on Tue, May 17 2016 15:24:00

Promoting Access To Entrepreneurship

Posted by Bongani Hlatshwayo on Mon, May 16 2016 14:31:00
"I motivate myself by reflecting on my past achievements as well as looking up to the wonderful work that the Activators across the country are doing."

The Smoke Of Different Colours

Posted by Tshepho Lamola on Fri, May 13 2016 13:13:00
"He said they don’t care which municipality they are given, just as long as they are not with Shangaan people."

Moments When Lives Change

Posted by Kanyisa Booi on Thu, May 12 2016 14:36:00
"Knock on doors until you get in. You are enough as you are. Don't wait to get older, to know more to have more- do it now."

Youth Leaders Speak Out Against Vuwani Violence

Posted by Nelisa Ngqulana on Wed, May 11 2016 12:05:00

Land: What's the plan for you(th)?

Posted by Bongani Hlatshwayo on Tue, May 10 2016 13:06:00

Silly South African Season

Posted by Koketso Marishane on Fri, May 06 2016 15:06:00
"...politicians will be running around the country promising the masses things most know will not materialise."

#ActivateImbizo: Spotlight Shines on North West Agriculture

Posted by Siya Mahomba on Fri, May 06 2016 06:39:00
Agriculture is pivotal to the sustainability of South Africa’s economy. It enhances local economic development as it is a source of employment and keeps most of the income local.

Dikeledi: Commemorating False Femocracy

Posted by Koketso Marishane on Fri, Apr 29 2016 01:00:00

Freedom Day Event To Protect SA's Past

Posted by Siya Mahomba on Thu, Apr 28 2016 16:03:00
“Some of our key responsibilities as the department are to provide for youth developmental support services like entrepreneurship and community development skills transfer."

Imbizo Declares Every Citizen a Public Protector

Posted by Action Setaka on Thu, Apr 28 2016 11:43:00
Free State Imbizo declares that every citizen is a public protector.

Youth Vow to Take Over SA Economy

Posted by Lwazi Nongauza on Mon, Apr 25 2016 16:19:00

#ActivateImbizo: Action Begins With Our Voices

Posted by Action Setaka on Thu, Apr 21 2016 17:32:00
"Since the introduction of democracy in South Africa, one of the remedies for socials injustices has been an engagement with the larger society in determining and paving a way forward."

Being An Active Citizen

Posted by Yusra Ismail on Thu, Apr 21 2016 16:08:00
"As citizens of a democratic society we have a right to participate in the democratic decision-making processes of our country, including the right to elect the kind of government we wish to have."

How Well Can You Navigate Your Municipality?

Posted by Yusra Ismail on Thu, Apr 21 2016 15:40:00
"There will be no significant improvement in the conditions of our people and their struggle until we fundamentally change direction by being active citizens who shape the future of their communities."

Activate Network reignites Spark in Youth Civic engagement

Posted by Siya Mahomba on Wed, Apr 20 2016 18:03:00
This initiative seeks to address social ills that devalue the country’s democracy, especially those that derail youth development.

Pushing Social Change Through Technology

Posted by Kanyisa Booi on Wed, Apr 20 2016 11:44:00
"When technology is used correctly, it can help develop many young people."

Change Driver, Karabo

Posted by Yusra Ismail on Thu, Apr 14 2016 15:57:00
Karabo Monatisi is a 32-year-old volunteer worker with the Sanitary Pads Campaign in Khayelitsha.
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