By Action Setaka One can write a book about the significance and valuable content gained on Day 1 of MMX17. Especially in this day and era where it is not a hunky-dory for media practioners. Media has for a long time fought side by side with the people in their struggle against injustice, in their …
For Women’s Month we’re celebrating and showcasing the stories and strength of ACTIVATE! Women through a photo exhibition on Instagram. Activator Aphelele Gumede tells us what her super power is and what she thinks the essence of a woman is. Follow us on Instagram for more inspiring stories @activate_za
Thulisile Bhuda’s profile looks at the different ways she is driving change and giving to her rural community and how she is collaborating with local universities to realise the dream of the impoverished and disadvantaged African child who still lacks identity owing to varying conflicts of skin colour, origin and language.
Activate! Hackathon poster for 2017 that details the Hackathon experience and how Activators are having robust discussions on the burning issues in the country.
In an attempt to make education more accessible to young people living with disabilities, three young social entrepreneurs and members of the ACTIVATE! Change Drivers network from the City of Tshwane are preparing to walk more than 600KM.
The ACTIVATE! Network would like to thank Mgxakwe Projects for their wonderful donation.
Activator Tebogo Suping looks at the Youth Making Local Government Work Campaign and how this continues to change communities in South Africa, beyond 67 minutes.
Activator Bongi Ndlovu, the force behind A! Dare campaign believes South Africans need morethan 67 minutes to drive change.
YOUNG CHANGE DRIVERS GIVE BACK IN SPIRIT OF MANDELA DAY
Currently the youth (aged 15-34) remain quite vulnerable in the labour market with the unemployment rate at an all-time high of 37,1 % which is 10.6 % above the national average (http://www.statssa.gov.za/?p=9561).
Muzi Nduku Arts & Culture / Sport Tournament .
“JCI focuses on developing skills, knowledge and understanding among young South Africans. The purpose of the organisation is to empower youth to be able to make informed decisions and take action to address the critical challenges of their time.
A huge congratulations to Activators Kwandile Sikhosana, Nkosikhona Mpungose, Dr Nosiphiwe Ngqwala and Paris Nyiko Makaringe for making the Mail&Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans who are doing amazing work in their respective communities.
Xolisile Malgas, a 2017 Activator from the Eastern Cape shares he insights on how he joined the Activate! Network and how he hopes to use the knowledge to reach out to 14000 young people realise their financial freedom.
Activators attended the AIDS Conference at the ICC in KZN to make their voices heard and to contribute towards active citizenship.
Activator Hein Scheepers looks at the significance of June 16 and how important it is to remember how much blood was shed to fight for the right to equal eduaction. In sharing his thoughts he penned this poem.
The ACTIVATE!Change Drivers programme celebrates the strides taken by Activators across South Africa as they grab every opportunity that contribute to the rebuilding and strengthening of this wonderful country which holds a vibrant history.
2017 Activator, Mokgophi Kgothatso, pens his thoughts of how young people today are not using their available resources – which are way more than what the youth in 1976 had, to drive change in their lifetime.
Activator and fitness instructor Mlekeleli Khuzwayo will be hosting his annual summer boot camp to shape all bodies to be ready for the summer. He has compiled a whole list of activities that are guaranteed to give you the summer body you have always desired by participating in an array of fun and effective physical activities that will shape your body to hour-glass,pear, and round apple shape. No sweat no gain!!!!
The Activate Change Drivers Switch Programme is looking to hire a Switch Programme Assistant. Please see details and apply.
All the best!!