Opportunity Stories of Community Action Projects

Read about the social impact projects and experiences of youth in our programs. Our stories are captured from site visits and interviews with youth (past and present) in our programs.

Tebogo: Against all odds

02 September 2013

Name: Tebogo Peega Community issue: Enviroment Hometown: Soweto, Gauteng When Tebogo was a Grade 11 student in 2012, she decided to take action in her community through a social initiative called the “Community for Climate” where she mobilised her peers and community members to clean up the garden area in her school and plant vegetables…

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Lethabo: Uplifting a community

02 September 2013

Name: Lethabo Nonyane Community issue: Poverty Hometown: Tafelkop, Limpopo As a member of the Tafelkop community in the Limpopo province, Lethabo Nonyane noted that the extreme poverty being experienced in her community could be alleviated by starting a vegetable garden as part of her Community Action Project. Lethabo recruited eighteen of her peers to assist her in collecting…

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