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There is no denying that multi award-winning rapper Cassper Nyovest is the coolest kid on the block right now; this is why he is one of 16 young South Africans selected for loveLife’s annual “16 Young South Africans who are Just WOW!”
loveLife Trust, South Africa’s national Youth Leadership Development organisation is saddened by violent attacks on foreign nationals living in South Africa. loveLife condemns the violent attacks on foreign nationals that have erupted in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and elsewhere in South Africa.
Philasande Makhenke, a loveLife groundBREAKER (peer motivator and community mobiliser) who is part of the organisation’s Media Ys programme, was arrested today for filming potholes on the R61 main road in Bizana, Eastern Cape. He was on his way to the Bizana Y-Centre when the incident happened.
loveLife is thrilled to announce the opening of The Kimberley Football for Hope loveLife Y-Centre, in Kimberley, in the Northern Cape. Launched today, amidst the sounds of vuvuzelas and celebration, the centre forms part of the “20 Centres for 2010” Campaign, the official social campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
In collaboration with Absa, loveLife – South Africa’s largest HIV prevention programme for young people – will be giving 675 youth access to practical and theoretical entrepreneurial training. Some beneficiaries of this partnership are loveLife groundBREAKER alumni.
loveLife’s Youth Leadership Exchange Breakfast Briefing was held on 15 May 2014 at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria. Attended by representatives of various embassies, corporates and development agencies, the aim of the breakfast was to foster an interest in partnering with loveLife to give its groundBREAKERs (peer motivators and community mobilisers) the opportunity to participate in exchange programmes to various nations.
Avis recently handed over a vehicle to loveLife as part of their long standing relationship with the non-government organisation (NGO). The vehicle will be used to advance loveLife’s work in educating and creating awareness about HIV/AIDS and related diseases amongst the youth.
Unemployment, poverty, low levels of education, abuse and HIV are just some of the myriad challenges facing our youth. loveLife – a cutting edge, highly visible South African organisation with a proven evidencebased record in reducing HIV risk among youth – has put youth leadership at the forefront of addressing these social ills. loveLife’s Youth Leadership Development Programme builds young people’s social, ethical, emotional, physical, and cognitive competencies.
While in France, this group of 10 youth – who hail from Khayelitsha, Langa, Gansbaai, Strand, Stellenbosch, Gugulethu, New Cross Roads and Langa – will volunteer in various social upliftment NGOs in Burgundy, France.
The South Africa-France Exchange Programme – a joint venture between Service Civique; a French institution responsible for voluntary civic service and the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) – is giving 10 youth from various Western Cape communities the opportunity to volunteer in France from January to July 2014.
outh Africa’s foxiest chicks are set to feature in a series of Bitstrips on the loveLife Facebook page, addressing burning issues relevant to young South Africans.