Posts by Amanda

Testimonial from a YCAP Support Team member

Dear Amanda Blankfield-Koseff, I am writing this letter as a testimonial for the YCAP programme to explain my experience and how being a YCAP support team member helped me as an individual. The first time I heard about the YCAP programme was when my little sister (Dimpho Madileng) and her team at Minerva Secondary went…

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Sixteen-year-old learner explains why active citizenship rocks!

  We decided to publish a copy of the speech made by 16-year-old Maxcean Danster from Kalahari High School that she made on the day of the Youth Citizens Action Programme’s Northern Cape Provincial Showcase event on Youth Day, 16 June 2016. It is an honour for me to have the opportunity to speak to people who…

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All Possibilities Exist

Just like a fingerprint, everyone is unique in their own special way. Everyone has something to contribute to this world. Why else would we be here? Why us? Even the smallest thing, like making another person smile, is adding light and good energy into the universe. Positively touching the life of another is a beautiful…

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UNISA: A wonderful partner

We received a lovely letter from our friends at UNISA recently. The partnership began in 2013 as a pro-bono research alliance between Empowervate and UNISA. The partnership has grown this year and UNISA will be analysis survey as well as focus group findings in order to show the impact of The Youth Citizens Action Programme…

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Empowervate’s CEO on Cliff Central

Empowervate Trust’s CEO, Amanda Blankfield-Koseff, was featured on Laws of Life with Garry Hertzberg on Cliff Central.com with a learner Katlego from Meadowlands in Soweto. Katlego used the Y-CAP methodology to create awareness about the dangers of sugar daddies in her school and community. This specific show was focused on the issue of street children since it was…

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