Archive for February 2019

From Unemployed to Enterprising with Catalyst

Reflection on Catalyst Cohort 4: From Unemployed to Budding Enterpreneurs According to Statistics South Africa Q1 2018 Labour Force Report, 38.2% of youth (15-34 years old) are unemployed, with almost 7 million youth not in education, employment, and training (NEET). The numbers are scary. The solutions – such as youth employment accelerators and enterprise incubators…

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Program Opportunity: Ignition Applications Now Open!

Group Picture of 2016 enke: Ignition Program Participants

We are very happy and excited to announce that the applications for the 2019 enke: Ignition Program are officially open! Apply online! The enke: Ignition Program is a 3-month specialized volunteer program designed for young adults 18-30 years old. You will receive training and gain key skills such as leadership, self-awareness, presentation, communication, and facilitation.…

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In The News: Trailblazers in Makhanda Lead Action on Water Shortage

Trailblazers Lead Action on Water Shortage at Mary Waters School We are very proud of our 2018 Trailblazers for leading action on the water shortage affecting their school, Mary Waters, in Makhanda, Grahamstown. The learners were introduced to enke through their participation in Ikamva Youth Joza Branch, and started their journey at the enke: Forum…

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