enke: Stories

Through our blog we share updates of our activities at enke HQ and those of the youth we work with are up to.

Read about the experiences of youth in our programs captured from site visits and interviews with youth (past and present) in our programs.

enke 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.

Please contact us for comments and opinions on issues related to:

  1.   Education
  2.   Social Entrepreneurship
  3.   Inequality in South Africa
  4.   Youth Leadership in South Africa
  5.   Youth Unemployment
  6.   Building Social Capital

If you are interested in interviewing 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

Business on a Bicycle Entrepreneurs Adapt to COVID-19

COVID-19 has been devastating for small businesses of every kind around the world and the country. Many have lost business and, almost all, have needed to adapt rapidly to national lockdown regulations. We’re proud to count several of our Business on a Bicycle entrepreneurs among those that have successfully adapted and are continuing to thrive.

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#YouthMonth Back to School: Insights from Learners on Education during COVID-19

This is an unprecedented Youth Week in South Africa as it also coincides with the second week that some learners have been back at school since March and the state of National Disaster and Lockdown were announced. With all that has been written about youth and schools being opened, very little has been written on the insights and perspectives of the education systems, the largest group of stakeholders – the learners themselves. In this blog post we share insights from learners gathered in a series of Whatsapp Live Chats discussing Education Solutions.

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About enke

enke is a leadership development organisation that generates and incubates youth-led social change. We connect, equip and inspire youth to realise their potential, thrive and mobilise for meaningful change. 

  • Non-Profit Company Reg.: 2010/0231851/08
  • Dept. of Social Development Reg.: NPO 132-509
  • SARS Public Benefit Org. Reg.: 9300/37429

Partner with us in creating opportunities for youth to find and succeed in their chosen life pathways.


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