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.

Know Your Municipality

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In Module 2, Activators explored their municipality and respective IDPs (Integrated Development Plans). In this home task, Activators researched municipal statistics such as unemployment, population, gender...

The Activate Cafe!

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Activators had the opportunity to mingle and chat at the Activate Cafe, where different stations were set up with the resources available for Activators through the Junction...

Inspiring, Connecting and Driving Change!

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Activators came in from all around the country equipped with our amazing high energy and forward thinking. The main objectives for the two-day event were to provide a space where we could reconnect with each other...

ACTIVATE! On Power FM

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Lerato Mahoyi and Activator Lesego Ndala were interviewed on Power FM about the network and the 2nd year event that took place in August 2013.

Activator Story: Second Year Event

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On 12th of August, I woke up with a smile on my face, thinking about the week I had ahead of me. It had been over six months since last I was in an innovative space with my fellow Activators...

Janet Jobson on SAFM

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Janet Jobson the Portfolio Manager of the DG Murray Trust's Leadership for a Winning Nation portfolio, was on SAFM talking about ACTIVATE!

Ideas Put Into Action

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Activator Thabiso Hlongwane was featured in the Sowetan. He talks about putting ideas into action.

Young Change Makers

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Activator Tshepo is a 3rd year law student at the University of the Free State. He helped to start an organisation called Young Change Makers. He tells us what the organisation the aim of the organisation is.

Terence on SAFM talking about the supplement

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Our facilitator Terence was on SAFM talking about the Sunday Times supplement "Journey of a Change Driver".

Activator Story: Lejweleputswa Exchange

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First year Activators Action and Themba are organising an Exchange in the Lejweleputswa District in the Free State. The theme for the Exchange is Crime: A destroyer of young generational legacy.

Activator Mandilakhe talking about youth opportunities

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Activator Mandilakhe tackles the question "Are there any opportunities available for the youth?"