Activators host Twitterchat around COVID-19 #YouthVoicesOnCovid19

By Paul Mabote It is not something that is set to happen in the future, No; it is happening right now! The heavy and resonating blow from the Covid-19 (Corona Virus) pandemic has essentially turned the civilised world into the plot of a scary, apocalyptic sci-fi movie; only it is not a movie, it is […]

Young people using Whatsapp to read for the elderly during COVID19

By Relotegile Malepe I am experiencing #covid19 with the rest of the world but currently in a foreign country, Malaysia. It has always been a personal goal to go around the world and observe how others are educationally thriving. This is for me the best way to learn how I can pave different ways to […]

Picking up the baton to pay it forward. A story of influence.

Written by: Anele Gcwabe When IT student and photographer, Snamandla Mgobozi, couldn’t find support at home for his interest in the creative arts, he turned to Imbumba Arts Movement. This is an NGO that was started by two young people, Thamsanqa Zwane and Simphiwe Dlamini, in an attempt to get the youth of Inanda off […]

We are in the most desperate hour of our country and we need to raise each other’s hands and voices.

FINE TOWN MINI FUN Walk MARCH 21ST 2020- Multipurpose Centre. A story of influence.

Written by: Mandy Mohlabe Once the youth stands together, a lot of opportunities to change one’s life become presented. Fine Town, the informal settlement located in the South of Johannesburg. A place where it is the norm for dreams to remain just that dreams.  However in such an environment, all it takes is for one […]

The gift that keeps giving. A true gift to the ACTIVATE! Network! Today’s story of influence.

Written by: Tlotliso May Kenneth Sethunya is known to his contemporaries as a bubbly activator with a keen sense of learning. In a discussion, he is often found engaging, asking questions and giving his own input. He was born and bred in Odendaalsrus, a few kilometres away from the mining town of Welkom, Free State. […]

NORTH WEST A! YEP IMBIZO IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BRAND SOUTH AFRICA AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS AT SCHWAIZER-RENEKE

By: Thatoyaone Moepetsane The Promotion of Access to Information Imbizo was a success, young people of Schwaizer-Reneke and around were gathered under one roof and held a productive Imbizo. They had different government and no-government stakeholders, including Brand South Africa, NYDA, ACTIVATE! Change Drivers, Dedect, Government Communications and the Deputy Minister In Presidency. 1. Young […]

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers responds to the COVID-19 pandemic

Dear Activators, We are living through a moment that will define the outcome for a healthy society. This requires that all of us pull together. We want to thank the South African government, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, for displaying decisive leadership and communicating in a clear manner. It is now up to all of […]