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5 PRACTICAL TIPS TO CHOOSE YOUR CAREER

By Amanda / April 24, 2015 / Comments Off on 5 PRACTICAL TIPS TO CHOOSE YOUR CAREER

A few weeks ago someone said to me that they are confused whether they have a career or a job.. There is a distinct difference between a Career and a Job.. A career is a path that a person follows in a selected field of work and usually lasts a lifetime depending on the interest…

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Empowervate becomes one of the pioneering NPOs on the new Ripple Crowdfunding Platform

By Webmaster / April 1, 2015 / Comments Off on Empowervate becomes one of the pioneering NPOs on the new Ripple Crowdfunding Platform

What is Ripple Crowdfunding?   Combining Crowdfunding and Crowdsourced Resources – Ripple stands alone in the African continent by coupling the power of crowdfunding with crowdsourced resources. Hence, creating a single campaign in which activists build collaborative change and awareness around their causes and movements, and provide their local & international supporters with 3 distinct channels…

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Y-CAP celebrates 6th birthday

By Amanda / March 22, 2015 / Comments Off on Y-CAP celebrates 6th birthday

Thursday 19 March 2015. Woodmead, Johannesburg. The media launch and sixth birthday celebration of The Youth Citizens Action Programme (YCAP) took place today. The event was also where the announcement of the official collaboration between The Department of Basic Education and Empowervate, which powers YCAP, took place. A video showing the successes from the past…

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Deutsche Bank launches Born to Be Initiative

By Amanda / March 6, 2015 / Comments Off on Deutsche Bank launches Born to Be Initiative

In line with Deutsche Bank’s global corporate citizenship strategy, the Deutsche Bank South Africa Foundation (DBSAF) recently launched the “Born to Be” Programme – concentrating most resources in early and high school education interventions,predominantly in poor urban communities, to ultimately combat the cycle of poverty and youth unemployment. DBSAF was the founding partner of The Youth…

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Our founding partners, Deutsche Bank, and TsiBA are collaborating for Leading Sustainability in NPOs

By Amanda / March 5, 2015 / Comments Off on Our founding partners, Deutsche Bank, and TsiBA are collaborating for Leading Sustainability in NPOs

We are proud to announce that our founding partners, Deutsche Bank, and TsiBA are collaborating for Leading Sustainability in NPOs. This course is nine months long and Deutsche Bank is offering to subsidise 90% of the cost for the NPOs who are deserving and cannot afford to attend the course. Please submit your application by…

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National Champions from Northern Cape are S.T.A.R.s

By Amanda / November 18, 2014 / Comments Off on National Champions from Northern Cape are S.T.A.R.s

The Youth Citizens Action Programme (YCAP) is an annual competition through which learners from high schools across the country create projects aimed at addressing social, environmental or infrastructure issues which they have identified in their schools and communities. These issues range from drug abuse and teen pregnancy to food gardens and anti-litter campaigns.

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