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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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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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Youth Citizens Action Programme Empowers A New Generation of Forward Thinkers

(Johannesburg, 13 August 2013) Youth Citizens Action Programme, (YCAP) successfully launched by NPO Afrika Tikkun and now powered by new NPO Empowervate in partnership with Deutsche Bank Africa Foundation, The Department of Basic Education and Heartlines in 2010, is once again challenging Grade 10 learners to demonstrate what it means to be an empowered citizen,…

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