Scaling up Rural Youth Development

The challenges of growing up in rural Limpopo

Children and youth between the ages of 0-29 constitute the highest percentage of the population in Limpopo (3.7 mil of a total of total population of 5.5 mil1) and are also the most vulnerable. Hundreds of youth matriculate each year with very poor education results who have little or no opportunity to receive any tertiary training and end up unemployed with little prospect of ever changing this. Many are dependent on their parents and more often the elderly, with very little guidance to assist them to make the right relevant choices for their future. Read more…

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