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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.

enke in GlobalGiving September 2019 Accelerator

16 Sep, 2019

enke is proud to haev been selected for the 2019 Global Giving Accelerator! Visit our project https://bit.ly/enkeGlobalGiving or read for more information.

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

14 Feb, 2019

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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Dendron Trailblazers Transform Their School Environment

24 May, 2018

2017 Dendron Trailblazers Make Their Mark by Katlego Llale, Trailblazer Support Team Learners from Dendron Secondary School have participated in the enke: Trailblazer Program since 2009. Dendron is known for its academic rigour, having   produced some of the top performing matriculants in Limpopo over the years. What truly makes the school exceptional is the teachers […]

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#TrailblazerImpact – Yamkela’s Beauty of Queens #YouthLedChange

22 Feb, 2018

 #TrailblazerImpact shares the stories and journeys of youth in the enke: Trailblazer Program to highlight and celebrate their efforts to lead change in their communities. Yamkela’s Beauty of Queens: Tackling Girls’ Issues The enke: Trailblazer Profile: Yamkela Ngubeni is from Durban and attends  Umkhumbane Secondary School. She was in Grade 10 when she joined the […]

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enke Alumni aspiring writers of #YouthLedChange

13 Sep, 2017

enke Alumni aspiring writers of #YouthLedChange The circle turns for three young enke alumni who are aspiring writers, tapping into their journalistic potential by capturing and writing insightful articles on youth who are leading change for themselves and in their communities. Katlego Llale, Thabang Matona, and Virginia Mashiane first joined the enke family in 2015-16. Today they […]

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The enke: Catalyst Program – a New Way for Youth NEETs

25 May, 2017

Catalyst – A New Way of Working with Youth Not In Education Employment or Training (NEETs) Until 2015, our primary work was located in the formal education system – filling the gap of a lack of training in non-cognitive / “soft” skills that left youth ill-equipped to identify and access opportunities post-school. Through the enke: […]

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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

If you are interested in an interview with a representative of enke: Make Your Mark, please contact us directly:

p: +27 11 403 1241, +27 11 403 1243
e:  more [@] enke [dot] co [dot] za