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Y-CAP Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

On 19 March 2009, YCAP was born out of a youth dialogue programme running at Afrika Tikkun. Four years later, Amanda Blankfield-Koseff formed Empowervate Trust with Arshaad Moosa and Pamela Hendriks to house YCAP in its own NPO. We have compiled a booklet that celebrates 10 years of YCAP and we have a new logo…

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YCAP’s 10th Birthday Publication

We are proud to celebrate 10 years of YCAP on 19 March 2019. YCAP was founded by Amanda Blankfield-Koseff and partners while she was marketing manager at Afrika Tikkun in 2009. It was incubated there and grew at a fast pace. It did not fit into the programmes the NPO was running anymore. In 2013,…

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Enter the Change Agent Awards

Aim To encourage change agents who participated in the Youth Citizens Action Programme (Y-CAP) in the past ten years to showcase their successes, impact, sustainability and new projects they started using Y-CAP tools and processes. Participants There are three categories: Team leader representing the team that completed their projects in the past nine years when…

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What is Y-CAP?

The Youth Citizens Action Programme evolved on the back of the annual “The Big Talk” youth dialogue events that Deutsche Bank Africa Foundation and Afrika Tikkun held in 2007 in Cape Town and 2008 in Johannesburg. During these events, Grade 10 learners were prompted to discuss the challenges they faced as youth in South Africa.…

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Enter Y-CAP

Entries are open from 1 August 2018 to 28 February 2019 for Y-CAP 2019! Be an active citizen and learn social entrepreneurship skills through this practical, action and values-based programme for primary and secondary schools nationally District eliminations are in April Provincial events are in May Nationals are at the end of July Please send…

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