Aug 14

2x Call Centre Agents for Recruitment of Activators

Opportunity closing date: Saturday 18 August 2018 Employment: Fixed term from 1 September to 14 December 2018 Siyashesha Leadership Incubator NPC is a non-profit, dynamic organization that develops skills, builds opportunity and connects young leaders from across South Africa through the Activate programme. These incumbent will be reporting to the: Recruitment Coordinator at Head Office …


Aug 14

Tribute to Africa’s 2nd Saint

Imagining Women Inclusion for Women’s month By Koketso Marishane Once upon a time there was a lass named Manche Masemola, and she stood her ground in her conviction for social, cultural and religious justice. In her final words as a teenager, she said briefly: “I will be baptised with my blood”. To date, the world …


Aug 10

Activator Sindisa Qeqe building Sisterhood Heroines in De Aar.

Wherever she is present, 2018 Activator Sindisa Qeqe is not only heard but felt. With a survival story that she uses to empower other women. On the 4th of August, she hosted an info expo for local learners and had fellow 2018 Activator, Neo Mogoje, there to represent the A! network. “The aim of the event,” …


Jul 30

A! Flag Flown High

By Action Sekata   The Activators who  represented ACTIVATE! at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam done so brilliantly. The influence of the network was felt and inspiring  stories were shared with the world. Gratitude to these Activators who represented the network wonderfully. Activators gave their all in making their presence known and recognised by …


Jul 24

ACTIVATE! partnership event with Cape Town Museum

We are working on a partnership with the Cape Town Museum and Western Cape Provincial Government on a social inclusion dialogue as one of the ongoing activities planned under Cape Town museum. Cape Town Museum: a new Western Cape provincial museum. Though the museum’s programmatic focus is still being developed, it is envisaged that the …


Jul 23

Activators’ Strength Felt Globally

By Action Setaka Youth Against Aids launched its AIDS Conference at its headquarters Saturday, 21 July 2018 where it officially welcomed over 200 young leaders from all over the world to its AIDS Conference operational centre. ACTIVATE! Change Drivers is one of the organisations invited under the Youth Against AIDS wing to be part of …


Jul 13

YouCount 2018 Survey Competition Ts&Cs

YouCount 2018 Survey Competition Ts&Cs Terms & Conditions All participants during the term of the YouCount Survey agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions: The request to complete the YouCount Survey will be open to 2012 – 2017 Activators only. The YouCount Survey will be conducted from 13 July 2018to 23h59 on 15 August 2018(“End …


Jul 11

#Geleza4Life is a good place to start

By Nkanyezi Phephisile Mathizerd This year ACTIVATE! launched what they refer to as The Big 5 Sectors. No! Not the lion or the rhino; keep reading, soon we’ll be on the same page. In the world of Activators, the phrase The Big 5 Sectors has a rather exciting and unique meaning; it refers to the …


Jun 25

Activator Vows to lead Limpopo youth to the promise land

By Lwazi Nongauza ‘’Promise land’’ is where the 2018 Activator Fhatuwani Raliphaswa is set to lead Limpopo youth during the community stock-taking summit at Sibasa Village, situated a few kilometres outside of Polokwane, on the 30th of June 2018. In a bid to eradicate some of the current youth social ills, Activator and Farisanani Community Development Foundation …


Jun 14

Kgatelopele Township Economy BootCamp

Afrika Mayibuye Entrepreneurship Hub Accelerator rolls out the Kgatelopele Township Economy BootCamp Series as part of its Enterprise Development   Strategy in the quest to lend a hand in Youth Employment Service and in the Development of Pan African Entrepreneurship As part of the Youth Month Celebrations  and lending a hand in the development of …


Jun 11

2 Winners Travelling to India for this year’s Startup Safari

Congratulations to Vusi Job Tshabalala & Makgonatsohle Tjale 🎉  the two winners who will be travelling to India for this year’s Startup Safari. Well done to you both for your outstanding submissions! We look forward to following you on your journey to India and learning more about your experience at our annual Switch Summit in October. We are also excited …


Jun 7

Meet Belisa Rodrigues one of the 24HR Challenge Panelist

Ms. Rodrigues, a South African native, holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management, and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town where she was awarded the Old Mutual Gold Medal for academic excellence on the MBA programme. Up until recently, she worked …


Jun 7

Meet Oliver Bonstein one of the 24HR Challenge Panelist

Oliver is a Waste Management and Recycling industry analyst at GreenCape, working in Industrial Symbiosis. Oliver helps manufacturing companies to find new ways to divert their waste from landfill and to become more efficient in terms of energy, water and materials. Oliver runs an Enterprise Development Programme through GreenCape to assist the startup of new …


Jun 6

Meet Apoorv Bamba one of the 24HR Challenge Panelist

Apoorv’s passion lies in igniting ideas in the darkness of stereotypes. He is a true global citizen having worked with entrepreneurs across South Africa, Bhutan, Taiwan, India and Portugal over the last few years. Deep down in his heart, he likes to think of himself as a struggling cricketer and a movie fanatic. He is …


Jun 6

Meet Adri Kiracofe one of the 24HR Challenge Panelist

The Almond Creamery was a dream realized and an eventual company founded by Adri Kiracofe, through humble beginnings in her mother’s kitchen in Cape Town in 2015. As a postgraduate-trained Nutritional Therapist (CNELM), with a BSc in Biochemistry and Psychology which she completed at UCT, Adri has, for more than 10 years’, gained experience in …


Jun 5

Lufefe Nomjana is one of the 24HR Challenge Panelist

Lufefe Nomjana is known to his community as ‘The Spinach King’ or ‘Popeye’. Self-starter, Lufefe’s company, Espinaca (Spanish word for spinach) Innovations, started a health revolution in Cape Town’s townships by introducing spinach as an ingredient in bread and various foods. What started with R40 and a big idea in 2011, has now become a …


Jun 5

Meet Caley one of the 24HR Challenge Panelist

Born and raised in a rural Xhosa village during the heat of Apartheid: Caley is intimately familiar with a side of South Africa – oblivious to many city-dwelling Caucasians. Her early years consisted of conversing in Xhosa (her first language) at the mission station up the road and playing with her friends in the rural …


May 17

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May 14

First Resource A! Station in Kamiesberg, Namaqualand

The 2017 Activator Reagam Beukes is a social agent of change from the far north Namaqua region of Kamasies. As per his words, history was made, he with Activators, local youth and stakeholders launched the first resource A! Station in that area. This celebration follows after the station’s workshop was held earlier in 2018. The …


Apr 26

40 Activators needed for the 2018 AIDS Conference in Amsterdam

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers in partnership with Youth against AIDS (YAA) plans to bring more than 300 youth activists from all around the world, of which 40 will be Activators, as ambassadors for the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. The conference will be hosted from 20th to 27th July 2018 and will be an amazing …


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