Media & Press

Read below for the latest media coverage on enke: Make Your Mark and news stories that showcase the incredible efforts and achievements of our program participants, donors and partners.

Nicola’s Project Gets Media Attention

10 November, 2016

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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Trailblazer Perspective: enke 2016 experience

18 August, 2016

by Joshua Hearne, Ralph Leaman, Andisiwe Makuni, Rutendo Nyasivimbo and Kim Marinda The enke: Trailblazer Program was an eye opening experience and with new experiences come new challenges but with new experiences also come new cherish-able memories and enke gave us many of those. Meeting new people from different provinces and different backgrounds was extremely…

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enke: Make Your Mark wins Award

15 July, 2016

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

15 July, 2016

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

17 February, 2014

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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Press Release | enke: Make Your Mark hosts its first ever Alumni Summit

27 January, 2014

enke: make your mark hosts its first ever alumni summit This Friday 31 January, enke: Make Your Mark will launch the 2014 enke Alumni Summit. This event will gather 70 past participants of enke programs, young leaders from across South Africa aged between 18 and 28 years of age, and is themed, “RE-CONNECT! RE-INSPIRE!” At…

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Resources for News Articles

enke: Make Your Mark is at the forefront of providing insights and solution to the issues of inequality, youth unemployment, youth entrepreneurship and youth leadership. Our work is based on the philosophy of bridging inequality and empowering young people to be entrepreneurial.

Contact us for comments and opinions on issues related to:

  • Education
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Inequality in South Africa
  • Youth Leadership in South Africa
  • Youth Unemployment
  • Building Social Capital

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