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.

Sep 21

Syabamunca Movement: Nipping Drug Abuse In The Bud

By Khaya Memela This September, #Syabamunca movement, which was established by 2017 Activators hosted their first event in Hammarsdale (Sankontshe). Syabamunca is a movement with a vision of stimulating youth self-development and awareness. It was formed after module 1 of intake 1. The event was to raise awareness about drugs abuse and crime within the …

Sep 19

Activators Celebrating Heritage Month

By Gladys Nomvuyo Sebeko When we talk about heritage we talk about what we embrace as human beings. In South Africa we have different cultures but one heritage which is respecting each other’s beliefs. In South Africa, we have the joy of having more than just one heritage which makes us such a unique country. …

Sep 13

Hein Scheepers – Guidy Worx

Guidy Worx George, Western Cape Hein Scheepers 084 7878 033 mr7Hein@gmail.com Web: www.activateleadership.co.za/blog/opportunities-for-underexposed-artists IG: Ras_Hein Twitter: Ras_Hein Guidy Worx provides a platform for under-exposed Artists in the Western Cape by organising arts-based events, such as concerts, exhibitions, open mic sessions and festivals. The project works to mainstream arts and arts-based community development, with the belief …


Sep 13

Duane Kok – Students Lead

Students Lead Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal Duane Kok 0735225739 duanekok@gmail.com Facebook: studentslead   Students Lead recognises the issue of low academic performance and the lack of career development guidance for vulnerable youth in grades 9-12. The organisation addresses this gap by running after-school support programmes where youth have access to Academic Coaches who facilitate further learning …

Sep 13

Aloma Malgas – Rea Thusa

Rea Thusa Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Aloma Malgas 0732560639 alomamalgas3@gmail.com Rea Thusa is an NPO operating in a community where substance abuse, crime and a lack of infrastructure leave youth vulnerable and without direction. The organisation seeks to address this problem by providing youth with educational support, hope and guidance through campaigns, fun fares and …

Sep 13

Quote a Poet

By Bongo Hlongwane More than 50 artists attended Quote a Poet Chapter 4 event which was held at Denis Hurley centre in Durban. UBI (Ubuciko Bomlomo Infortainment) is a youth initiative which was established in 2012 by Ntuzuma youth. Their objectives include promoting social talents, hosting youth dialogues on sensitive issues affecting the youth sector. …



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Upcoming Events

Sep 29

GroudZEROCultureCLUB

AfrA Foundation host GroundZEROCultureCLUB, a platform for young adult (18-35 years of age) musicians, artist, film makers, photographers, poets, dancers and designers to showcase their talents in front of an audience of their peers.

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