Shaping ideas that work

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Sometimes when a challenge or problem forms part of our daily life, it becomes difficult to see it differently. We end up stuck in a cycle of looking for solutions within the problem and never really get anywhere.

Reflections on the Showcase

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The 2014 ACTIVATE! Innovation Showcase was a resounding success with over 340 delegates coming together to celebrate their shared identity, the roles they are playing as young leaders, to share their projects and innovations and also to welcome in the latest graduates to the network.

ACTIVATE! Showcase in the media

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Listen to reflections from ACTIVATE! CEO, Chris and Activators, Mpho and Kopano on innovation and the power of the network. The 2014 Innovation. Showcase is a celebration of what the network has done so far and inspiring possibilities for the rest of the year.

Looking ahead into 2014

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2013 has been an important milestone in the growth of ACTIVATE! and nothing says more about the magic that Activators bring than this quote from Landy Wright, ACTIVATE! Training Director, I continue to be amazed and awed by the experience...

Now More Than Ever: Targeting Zero

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ACTIVATE! was hosted by the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) at the recent International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

ICASA Pre Youth Conference: For youth, by youth, with youth

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The ICASA YouthFront is a coalition of youth-serving organisations working on HIV/AIDS and Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights of Young People in Africa. The core mandate of the YouthFront is to ensure effective and active participation of young people in ICASA.

Inspiring Possibilities: 2014 Innovation Showcase

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The 2014 Innovation Showcase is an exciting event in the ACTIVATE! calendar for many reasons. Activators from across the country get the opportunity of getting together. Its also an opportunity to reflect on each others ideas and the potential of collaborating...

We have moved!

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Just as the network of Activators has been growing steadily. So has the team that supports the network. It, therefore, made sense that a move was necessary to fit everyone comfortably.

Injairu Kulundu on Bush Radio

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Facilitator Injairu was on Bush Radio talking about the ACTIVATE! recruitment drive.

ACTIVATE! Exchange: Cape Town

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Asking the right questions that will allow South Africa to unleash its full potential, was the central theme that youth leaders and stakeholders from the private,public and non-governmental sectors grappled with at the ACTIVATE! Exchange...

Lerato Mahoyi on SAFM

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

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...

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.

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.

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 Mandilakhe talking about youth opportunities

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