Archive for May 2014

We Did It! | 2014 enke: Crowdfunding Campaigin

During the early ours of the morning of Saturday 10 May 2014, enke: Make Your Mark  reached its goal amount of $20,000, with just under 60 minutes to spare. Our first ever crowdfunding campaign officially closed sitting on an impressive $20, 321 raised– 102% of our goal amount! http://igg.me/at/enkeMYM/x/6853380 When we first started all prep work for…

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Thokozani: Rebel with a cause

Name: Thokozani Zuke Community Issue: Youth Development Hometown: Durban, KwaZulu-Nata Not everybody who applies gets the opportunity to attend the enke: Forum. The majority of those who do have been recommended by teachers or community members who have seen their potential to be great leaders; as young people wanting to make a positive change in their…

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How To Measure Whether You’re Making Your Mark

This article was originally posted on the Gordon Institute of Business (GIBS) “Leading Change” website, here: http://leadingchange.co.za/2014/05/06/how-to-measure-whether-youre-making-your-mark/ A long time ago I read somewhere that for $1 you could provide oral rehydration salts that would save a child’s life.  Or maybe it was $5; it’s so long ago now that I don’t remember.*  No matter…

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Lauren: The beauty of starting small

Name: Lauren Rowe Joined enke family: 2011 Hometown: Krugersdorp, Gauteng You don’t have to be wealthy to challenge the current status quo or injustice in the world. Nor do you have to be of certain age or have a certain level of education. Commitment, passion and the belief that you can make a difference is what important. These…

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Lindokuhle & Nobuhle: Giving Back

Names: Lindokuhle Zikhali & Nobuhle Ngidi School: Chesterville Extension Secondary School Community Issue: Community Development Hometown: Chesterville, KwaZulu-Natal “….It helps a lot because these children need young people that they can relate to, and guidance, especially because they grew up without parents. I have seen an improvement in the learners – they are far more disciplined and…

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Prince: The making of heroes

Names: Prince Shabangu Year joined enke family: 2012 Hometown: Johannesburg, Gauteng At the age of 22, he is a 3rd year B.Com Accounting student at the University of the Witwatersrand. He is a Presenter at enke: Make Your Mark, has been shortlisted to be part of the One Day Leader T.V programme, and most recently the…

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