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I have a dream

One of the most important abilities we have is the ability to imagine. The greatest nation on earth is the nation called imagination. No matter what is happening around us, no matter how dire the situation is we are always able to escape with our imagination. We can dream, we can have a vision, we…

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SAPTAE: THUTHUKA PRIMARY SCHOOL LEARNERS RECEIVE CUTTING EDGE STUDYING SKILLS

African Youth Development Fund (AYDF) piloted a programme; Substance Abuse Prevention Through Academic Excellence (SAPTAE) with the aim of using life skills to improve the academic performance of the learners and thus retain them in school and ensure progression to the next grade. The program started with a camp held through a weekend at the…

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An Open Letter To My Child

My child, The English language lacks sufficient amount of representative adjectives, words and phrases to express just how lucky I am to have you. As we grow together so does my excitement at the milestones you reach, as I am petrified in equal measure by this journey we take together, I realize the older you…

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KE MOJA “I’M FINE (WITHOUT DRUGS)”

Ke Moja is a word loosely translated from Sotho one of the local South African dialects to mean “I’m fine,” thus the program Ke Moja (I’m fine without drugs) which is a national substance abuse prevention programme implemented by all 9 provinces in South Africa. After a Ke Moja programme national impact study in 2011…

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Education strengthens my core

“Education strengthens my core, uplifts my confidence and boosts my intellectual intelligence. “ AYDF’s SAPTAE program has an obligation to completely change the education system of South Africa. Be warned, change is coming. #AYDFchangingLives #KwadukatholeCamp — at Kwadukathole Comprehensive School.

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I am Fine Without Drugs

Because you’re young, youre torn between a world of hate and a world of dreams. So much to lose, so much to gain, so much to fight for, so much to change. #KeMoja #IAmFineWithoutDrugs #PartneringAgainstDrugs#GP_DSD #AYDF United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)

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Appreciation

“A person who feels Appreciated will always do more than what is expected” coordinators training just took place in Gauteng to equipment and empower them to become more better leaders. We are determined to nurture the seed of powerful and influential leaders, however, it all begins with planting. #MyDayOneIsNow