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loveLife’s groundBREAKER TRAINING KICKS OFF

Youth peer motivation and education draws on the credibility that young people have with their peers, leverages the power of role modelling and provides flexibility in meeting the diverse needs of today’s youth. loveLife’s groundBREAKER programme is based on this understanding and training for the 2016 groundBREAKER cohort is rolling out throughout South Africa.

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Developing Young Entrepreneurs One Bootcamp at a Time

In order to make a dent on South Africa’s massive youth unemployment, focussed and sustainable interventions are required. To do just that, youth leadership development organisation, loveLife is doing it one bootcamp at a time as part of Business for Social Change – a 12-month entrepreneurship development programme.

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loveLife’s new Board Chairperson

loveLife’s new Board Chairperson Moss Mashishi is a super successful businessman with his heart firmly rooted in youth development. Thandiwe McCloy caught up with him to bring you this Q and A. In Mashishi, the loveLife Board has a strong and visionary leader. Here you can read a little about his upbringing, passions and what he has to say about heading our board.

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play4LIFE: New’s Eve Party up for grabs

loveLife is giving away the dopest New Year’s Eve party to one lucky loveLifer with its play4LIFE challenge running this December on social media. We’re talking about an all-expenses-paid get down for you and your friends, in your ‘hood, VVIP style!

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loveLife appoints Dr Lebo Maroo as its new deputy CEO

Dr Lebo Maroo has been appointed as the new Deputy CEO of loveLife, South Africa’s leading national youth leadership development organisation. A graduate of the Higher Institute of Medical Sciences in Cuba, she is a medical doctor who has worked in various settings within the healthcare environment over the last 25 years.

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#Toetsa – Know your HIV status

The Toetsa campaign will be broadcast in the nine South African official languages on SABC radio stations and on over 20 community radio stations across South Africa and it will include public service announcements with the voices of high profile personalities including Amanda du-Pont, Clement Maosa, Cornet Mamabolo, Tshepo Maseko, Presley Chweneyagae and Pearl Thusi among others.

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loveLife kicks off special intervention for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) persons

Although many in society embrace the rights of all people, providing appropriate services and responses to marginalised sections of the community sometimes proves difficult. loveLife, South Africa’s national youth leadership development organisation, is taking steps to better cater to the LGBTI community this Pride season by implementing a sensitisation and maintstreaming programme that educates staff about LGBTI issues.

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I am young and you will hear my voice!

As South Africa continues to tackle xenophobia, young people will be given a voice to express their thoughts, observations and recommendations at a formal event, the Youth Dialogue on Xenophobia on Thursday, 11 June to discuss recent events involving xenophobic violence.

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