Entries by Anesh11

ACTIVATORS fix South Africa in celebration of Mandela Day

 By Paul Mabote (Writer, Poet, Creative, Learner, Observer) Young people who have gone through the ACTIVATE Change Drivers programme have proven to possess an increased sense of social awareness, and a stronger urge to implement positive change in their different communities across South Africa. These Change Drivers transform the lives of those around them daily with […]

Healing open wounds- towards social justice

By: Aphelele Mtwecu ACTIVATE! Change Drivers, in collaboration with the Institute of Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) hosted an insightful dialogue on Social Cohesion at Isivivana Centre- Khayelitsha on June 15 2019. The event unpacked issues that thwart social cohesion among youth and possible solutions to solve them. Demystifying social cohesion, we had a panelist of […]

The power of the vote through storytelling

By Zilungile Zimela The 2019 democratic national elections are upon us and with them come a lot of mixed feelings as to how South Africans who are eligible to vote will swing their vote. This much can be said though, ordinary South Africans are not impressed nor happy with how the show has been run […]

ACTIVATE! leading Social Innovation

Often innovation is associated with technology and the “for-profit” sector. However, in the ACTIVATE! Network there are many young people (Activators), who use innovative approaches in addressing South Africa’s most pressing challenges. ACTIVATE! Change Drivers, in partnership with the SA Innovation Summit, offers a platform for nurturing, developing and showcasing social impact through the first […]