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enke Alumni aspiring writers of #YouthLedChange

enke Alumni aspiring writers of #YouthLedChange The circle turns for three young enke alumni who are aspiring writers, tapping into their journalistic potential by capturing and writing insightful articles on youth who are leading change for themselves and in their communities. Katlego Llale, Thabang Matona, and Virginia Mashiane first joined the enke family in 2015-16. Today they…

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The enke: Catalyst Program – a New Way for Youth NEETs

Catalyst – A New Way of Working with Youth Not In Education Employment or Training (NEETs) Until 2015, our primary work was located in the formal education system – filling the gap of a lack of training in non-cognitive / “soft” skills that left youth ill-equipped to identify and access opportunities post-school. Through the enke:…

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Letter of Gratitude from Kingsley Kipury

Dear enke family, friends, supporters and partners, I am writing to let you know that I will be resigning from my post as enke’s Chief Operations Officer and have officially submitted my resignation letter to Rufaro (the CEO) and the Board. I will be leaving enke at the end of August. As much as I…

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enke CEO on SAfm Afternoon Talk Spotlight

enke CEO on SAfm Afternoon Talk “In the Spotlight” On January 3rd 2017, Rufaro shared her leadership story and enke’s work on the “In the Spotlight” on SAfm Afternoon Talk. Listen to the Podcast here – https://iono.fm/e/375071  

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Chenoa’s Project Gets Media Boost!

Chenoa’s Community Action Project Gets Media Boost! We are very proud of Chenoa Brenkman whose community action project has been profiled in the Highway Mail Newspaper! The article had a call to action to donate to her Cuddle Angels community action project. Chenoa is part of the Trailblazer Class of 2016 and attends St. Benedict’s…

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Nicola’s Project Gets Media Attention

Nicola’s Project Gets Media Attention! We are very proud of Nicola Siepman whose community action project, the Mpho Campaign, has been profiled in the Highway Mail Newspaper! The article described how she has collected materials to create dignity packs for the homeless in the eThekwini Region. The dignity packs are made up of toilet rolls,…

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enke: Make Your Mark wins Award

enke: Make Your Mark receives Bronze Award from WC DSD Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards We are honoured to have received this prestigous award and recognition for our work with the enke: Trailblazer Program in the Western Cape. We received the award for our contribution to youth engagement and participation. Rufaro Mudimu (CEO) and Natasha Asbury…

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Taydren Van Vuren – Lead SA Youth Hero for June

Trailblazer is Lead SA Youth Hero for June We are very proud of Taydren Van Vuren, Lead SA Youth Hero for June! Taydren was part of the Trailblazer Class of 2015 and received this prestigious award for her community action project. Taydren found out about the enke: Trailblazer Program through enke’s partnership with the Catholic…

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Press Release: Young South Africans Create Positive Social Change

enke: Make Your Mark will host the Cape Town Celebration Event to mark the end of the 6-month experience in social action for the 118 participants of the 2013 enke: Trailblazer Program Cape Town Intake. This upcoming graduation-styled event is designed to recognise and celebrate these young South Africans who have implemented innovative community action…

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