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“Leading & Learning” | First Rand Foundation Research on enke: Make Your Mark

enke; Make Your Mark was funded as part of the FirstRand Foundation’s Leadership Programme in 2013 as part of the youth leadership stream. The grant was for a research project to explore the effectiveness of enke’s model of youth leadership development: of using youth action to develop critical skills for young people’s success. FirstRand Foundation […]

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 […]

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 […]

What you missed: 2014 enke: Alumni Summit

What you missed: 2014 enke: Alumni Summit

This past Friday, 31 January 2014 we had the pleasure of hosting 54 enke alumni from around the country at our first ever enke: Alumni Summit. Since 2009 we are proud to share that we have inspired, supported and trained 980 young adults on both of  our programs and the young leaders we hosted this past weekend […]

The Countdown Begins: 3 sleeps and counting!

The Countdown Begins: 3 sleeps and counting!

In T-minus 3 days we will be hosting our first ever 2014 enke: Alumni Summit! *woop woop* This 2-day summit, that is themed “RE-CONNECT! RE-INSPIRE!”,  will host 70 past enke participants from enke programs – bright young leaders from across South Africa aged between 18 and 28 years of age. At a time when more of […]

We’re back!

We’re back!

Today is the first day back in the office for the enke team and it’s great to be back. There are no holiday blues to speak of, as we are all-systems-go in terms of kicking off the New Year. So what are looking forward to , you may ask?  Below is a short list of […]

Guess who’s 4 today?

Today is enke: Make Your Mark’s 4th anniversary and we are feeling quite nostalgic about how far we’ve come over the last few years! We asked enke CEO and co-founder Pip (Wheaton) to reflect on this day, four years ago, which she happily shared with us below: ———————————————————————– Message from Pip: Four years ago today (at around […]