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Empowervate’s CEO on Cliff Central

By Amanda / April 15, 2016 / Comments Off on 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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Endorsement letter from Deputy Minister of Education

By Amanda / February 22, 2016 / Comments Off on Endorsement letter from Deputy Minister of Education

Empowervate asked the Deputy Minister of Education for the honour of being a Patron. Read his letter below, which recognises the work of Empowervate and the Youth Citizens Action Programme: Read the letter here: Deputy Minister of Education Endorsement Letter Jan 2016 Deputy Education Minister Mr Enver Surty with Dr Shermain Mannah,Director: Social Cohesion and Gender…

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Kick Start prize giving events held for the top two 2015 national winners per category!

By Amanda / February 22, 2016 / Comments Off on Kick Start prize giving events held for the top two 2015 national winners per category!

The winners from each category and the first runners up received Kick Start prizes and events at their schools thanks to our loyal donors Deutsche Bank South Africa Foundation and UTi SA. National Secondary Winners – Eastern Cape 16 October 2015 – Solomon Mahlangu High Wishlist items – 10 more tablets for their new digital…

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Y-CAP National Champions 2015 Spreading the Word!

By Amanda / February 4, 2016 / Comments Off on Y-CAP National Champions 2015 Spreading the Word!

What a day! What an experience! The Y-CAP National Champions 2015 from Solomon Mahlangu High were invited to attend the C Cluster  meeting with 8 districts from the Eastern Cape in attendance today. Our task was to explain what Y-CAP is and why schools should take part. We explained that it is for Grade 7 and Grade…

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How to choose the right career

By Amanda / February 1, 2016 / Comments Off on How to choose the right career

To find the career that suits you the best, you must analyze yourself and find your skills. Not everyone one is good at everything hence the key factor in deciding your career is your talents. Here are some guidelines which would help you find your talents. 1.Stop waiting for talents to appear : You can’t…

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Tips for going back to school

By Amanda / January 25, 2016 / Comments Off on Tips for going back to school

Each year is a new beginning. Coming back to school brings new challenges and opportunities. However, with all the positivity there can also be a bag full of confused emotions. These feelings are especially aggravated when one begins their year in a new school. The possible feelings may include: 1:Pressured- To get it right, to…

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