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Extending Our Reach with Bespoke Services

We were very excited to launch our Specialised Services (a.k.a. Bespoke Projects) into the world and have had really wonderful uptake on our services. We first conceptualised our Bespoke / Specialised Service as a way to diversify our funding base with some innovative independent income generation. All income from our specialised services goes directly into …

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Big news from enke CEO, Pip Wheaton

Dear enke family, It is with many mixed emotions that I write this letter. I want to let you know that I have put in my resignation as CEO of enke: Make Your Mark.  My last day will be July 31st 2015. I wanted to let you know why I’ve made this decision and what …

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We Did It! | 2014 enke: Crowdfunding Campaigin

During the early ours of the morning of Saturday 10 May 2014, enke: Make Your Mark  reached its goal amount of $20,000, with just under 60 minutes to spare. Our first ever crowdfunding campaign officially closed sitting on an impressive $20, 321 raised– 102% of our goal amount! http://igg.me/at/enkeMYM/x/6853380 When we first started all prep work for …

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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 …

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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 …

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enke: Hall of Fame | Crowdfunding Campaign

Our crowdfunding campaign officially launched on Monday 31 March 2014: http://bit.ly/1kg9Sy7 We’ve changed the lives of 1000 young people in South Africa since we started, back in 2009. Now we need every bit of help in raising our target goal of USD$20,000/R200,000 to double the impact and reach of our programs to over 2,000 young South …

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