Press Releases

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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Food Security Projects Win at 9th Annual Youth Citizens Action Programme

The overall winners at the ninth annual Youth Citizens Actions Programme (Y-CAP) National Championships held in Hoedspruit on Saturday, 28 July 2018 were Gauteng’s De Deur Primary School and the Eastern Cape’s Solomon Mahlangu High, which both focused on food security projects. The event forms part of an initiative by Empowervate Trust – in collaboration…

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National Champions Prove Environmental, Academic and Social Impact can be Made

National Champions Prove Environmental, Academic and Social Impact can be made by Primary and Secondary School Learners 29 July 2017. Garden Court South Beach, Durban. Over 270 people, including Provincial Winning teams from Primary and Secondary Schools in all 9 provinces and guests, attended the 8th Annual Youth Citizens Action Programme (Y-CAP) National Championship Showcase…

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Enter the Change Agent Awards

Aim To encourage change agents who participated in the Youth Citizens Action Programme (YCAP) in the past ten years to showcase their successes, impact, sustainability and new projects they started using YCAP 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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