Activate! - Change Drivers

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The Network

With more than 2000 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.

Aug 17

Activator Thabo Pitso – A selfless force to be reckoned with

By Tlotliso May Activator Thabo Pitso is a Free State born Activator who, among other things, is very passionate about literacy and unemployment that has plunged our young people. He has collaborated with other Activators to ensure that they do the little that they can in their respective corner of South Africa, the Free State …

Aug 14

2x Call Centre Agents for Recruitment of Activators

Opportunity closing date: Saturday 18 August 2018 Employment: Fixed term from 1 September to 14 December 2018 Siyashesha Leadership Incubator NPC is a non-profit, dynamic organization that develops skills, builds opportunity and connects young leaders from across South Africa through the Activate programme. These incumbent will be reporting to the: Recruitment Coordinator at Head Office …

Aug 14

Tribute to Africa’s 2nd Saint

Imagining Women Inclusion for Women’s month By Koketso Marishane Once upon a time there was a lass named Manche Masemola, and she stood her ground in her conviction for social, cultural and religious justice. In her final words as a teenager, she said briefly: “I will be baptised with my blood”. To date, the world …


Aug 10

Activator Sindisa Qeqe building Sisterhood Heroines in De Aar.

Wherever she is present, 2018 Activator Sindisa Qeqe is not only heard but felt. With a survival story that she uses to empower other women. On the 4th of August, she hosted an info expo for local learners and had fellow 2018 Activator, Neo Mogoje, there to represent the A! network. “The aim of the event,” …

Aug 3

Singayisusa Nanini Na!

By Kanyisa Kayise Booi On the 01 August 2018, I was in the front lines of #thetotalshutdown march that sought to bring the country to a standstill, to bring to an end to “the purging of womxn in Southern Africa and to stop Gender Based Violence towards womxn, children and the LGBTQIA community”. The struggle …



Events

Here is what’s happening in our world. Click on read more to find out about each event.

Upcoming Events

Jul 27

PAD A GIRL CAMPAIGN IN ALL SCHOOLS OF DE AAR

School campaign event

Aug 18

Dave Charity Games

R500 once off (no joining fee, required)   Top 8 under 19 Soccer. Please note that this is a knockout soccer event.

Aug 25

Women of Colour – Woman of Power

This is a a women empowerment event – The contact person : Yvette  071 189 3039

Aug 25

Dave Charity Games – Semi-Finals & Finals

This is a soccer challenge 5 plays per team mix gender. Winners of the games will win R500 to donate to charity of their choice. 8 Team 5 players per team 30 minutes per game 15 minutes each side. Free to participate.

Aug 30

Zooming-in on mental health and wellness

Black Bird Projects in partnership with Ekurhuleni hereby invites you to attend “Zooming in on mental health and wellness” There will be a book swap at the event, be sure to bring a book to leave with one. See poster for more details.

Event Calendar

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