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Providing a multi-faceted package of support to young people

“Even the ants are [more] alive than me. They are always busy collecting food in preparing for tough times. … I am just like a statue”, wrote Thandiswa (not her real name) in her diary as a young unemployed woman in her twenties. Having grown up in Khayelitsha after her parents relocated from the former […]

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Posted on 20 Jun 2019 under Opportunity 9: Reflection and Analysis, Strategy 2017, Young People.

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David, Goliath and half a gig of data

With a third of young South Africans marginalised from work, training and employment opportunities – there are over 8 million young people itching for opportunity. As Shakira Maharaj points out, young people are ready to make the most of what they get.  This past weekend was a big one for South Africa – the last […]

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Posted on 4 Feb 2019 under Alerts, DGMT, Opportunity 10: Reflection and Analysis, Opportunity 9: Reflection and Analysis, Strategy 2017, Young People.

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