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YCAP Presented with Innovation Award

We are so excited that YCAP was awarded the Special Ministerial Award – a plaque, certificate and cheque for R30,000 at the Gala Awards Dinner at Serenegeti venue at Birchwood Conference Centre on Friday night 29 November 2019. YCAP is a programme powered by Empowervate Trust and run in collaboration with the Department of Basic…

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Award Ceremonies for National Champions

In November 2019, the Primary School Beginner and Advanced Category winners received their prizes at prestigious award ceremonies. The aim of the ceremonies is to celebrate the achievements of the teams, showcase the school and Department of Education’s roles in the achievements, as well as profile the learners as role models, active citizens and values-driven…

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Young people making change for orphans and vulnerable children

Empowervate is proud to be associated as an implemention partner of the Youth Citizens Action Programme (Y-CAP) for the third consecutive year at the Mae Jemison Science Reading Room in Mamelodi. The programme is run at one of the U.S. Embassy’s American Spaces – The Mae Jemison Science Reading Room at the University of Pretoria: Mamelodi campus. CAF…

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Celebrating Learners Making Positive Changes in their Schools and Communities

On 16 August 2019, the winning teams of provincial primary and secondary school national finalists gathered at Kopanong Hotel and Conference Centre in Benoni, Gauteng to showcase the sustainable impact they made on social, environmental, educational or economic challenges in their schools or communities nationally. This is the 10th Annual Youth Citizens Action Programme (YCAP)…

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Where are they now?

This Heritage month we are looking at how the Y-CAP Alumna from Solomon Mahlangu High, Eastern Cape have been doing…we want to get your updates too!

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Kick Start events celebrate National Y-CAP Champions

KZN PRIMARY SCHOOL LEARNERS ACKNOWLEDGED FOR IMPROVING SAFETY AND HYGIENE AT SCHOOL Isibukosabasha Primary School from Hlathi Dam area outside of Dundee in KwaZulu Natal are the 2016 National Youth Citizens Actions Programme (Y-CAP) primary school champions for their innovative and wide-reaching health and safety project.This included making their school taxi transport safer, their kitchen more hygenic; and…

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