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  • Salesian Youth Connect Project In Action - As the new CEO of the Salesian Institute Youth Projects in Cape Town, I would like to introduce myself, and at the same time am very honored to share with you the successes of the past months in this newsletter.I am no stranger to the Salesians and through my volunteer work here in Cape Town over the past few years, have grown very passionate about More
The Youth Employment Skills Project (YES)
  • Mzuyeza Nobathana - Mzu, was born in Kwa Zulu Natal in the Port Shepstone area. He lost his mother at the age of 6 and with an absent father, was taking into the care of his sister in the Eastern Cape. He grew up in hardship as his sister was unemployed and had to feed several family members with a meagre R300 monthly More
  • Keegan Oliver - Keegan comes from Steenberg, a suburb in the southern part of Cape Town. Keegan was part of this community, he grew up in a seemingly stable family environment with his mother and his step-dad. Keegan went to school. Although his family was not affluent he never went to bed cold or hungry. But as a teenager, Keegan started using Tik, More
Waves of Change
  • Feroza Davids - Feroza came to the Waves of Change (WOC) Office in the hopes of making a difference in her life and for her family. A friend told her about WOC and got an opportunity lined up as soon as she got the necessary documents. The process to complete her Life Skills, Safety Familiarisation Training, apply for Seaman’s Record Book, Seafarer’s Medical More
  • Edwin Charles Botha - Enwin is a young man with much enthusiasm for life and what the future holds. His is a story of teenage rebellion, bad influences and traumatic experiences in the suburb of Elsies River, on the Cape Flats where he was part of a notorious gang where drugs and fire arms where easily obtainable. At the age of 18, Enwin experienced More
Learn to Live
  • Michela May - Michela is a very bright young girl, on the verge of becoming a young adult. She is smiling and looking forward to what life holds for her. This was not the case little more than a year ago. She never knew her parents as they passed away when she was still young. Her aunty took her in. Michela is the More
  • Mecallin Davids - 18-year-old Mecallin was born in the Eastern Cape, but grew up in Bokmakierie, Athlone, on the Cape Flats. It’s a suburb known for its gang violence. The school Mecallin attended did not offer him the safety and the environment to grow to his potential. He wasn’t coping in mainstream schooling and his mother feared for his future.  She was told More
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