My Journey with ACTIVATE! Tumelo Monakisi

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I was just Tumelo Monakisi before ACTIVATE! Nothing was out of the ordinary, I was studying towards a Diploma in Youth Development. Life was good. I was comfortable with who I was.

Lerato Mahoyi on SAFM

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Facilitator Lerato Mahoyi was on SAFM talking about why people should join ACTIVATE!

Heritage: a celebration of who we are

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A person's heritage is made up of the practices and traditions that are passed on from parents to children and how we acknowledge one anothers identities as human beings.

A time to sing, a time to dance African Tales

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In recent times, we have increasingly seen the narrative of development revolve around the economy and some or other form of industrialisation. This ignores the great value contributed to society through the arts.

Volunteer Day: The Beautiful Game

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Activator Khaya Phenduka, was unsure about how he would spend his volunteer day and where. Being as passionate as he is about soccer, he just couldnt find a way to figure out how his passion could be used for something greater...

An African example in global citizenship education

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Injairu Kulundu, trainer and Western Cape team leader will be flying the ACTIVATE! flag high at the UNESCO Technical Consultation on Global Citizen Education in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 9 10 September 2013.

Meet our new Communications Officer

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Nelisa Ngqulana joined ACTIVATE! during August 2013. One of the main objectives of her role is to tell South Africa what Activators are up to...

YOU(TH) can change things!

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How you can help? We are looking for Activators who are willing to be our ambassadors and help with the recruitment campaign, either by inviting other young people in your networks to apply...

Young People: unedited, unscripted and unapologetic

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Cathy and Keith joined ACTIVATE! in 2013. The idea for Youth Interpreter came about during the first module of the training programme. While we were doing an exercise about reflecting on the past, present and future, it struck home how many Activators in the room shared similar stories of loss.