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  • 3 Incredible Chapters - Ayabonga, a student at the Learn to Live School of Skills at The Salesian Institute Youth Projects in Cape Town is currently in Year 4. Ayabonga caught the attention of one of the teacher swhile they were planning the School's 2015 annualprize-giving.All the teachers felt that he was a young boy who deserved a special prize. They had noticed that More
  • Salesian Youth September Newsletter - The first half of 2018 has seen many positive achievements and exciting developments that we would like to share with all our Salesian supporters.All the staff and learners at SIYP paid it forward on the 18th of July 2018, celebrating Nelson Mandela Day and honouring his dream of an equal society. The Learn to Live School adopted 2 new vocational skills training More
The Youth Employment Skills Project (YES)
  • Zintathu Salman - Zintathu lives in Khayelitsha with her sister and uncle. When she completed matric in 2016, she had no idea what she wanted to do with her life and did not have the means to enroll into courses that can possibly lead to a career. She stayed home for a couple of month’s not knowing how this would end for her. More
  • Siphesihle Zinke Mjobi - Siphesihle completed the Sewing course in August 2017. Siphesihle did not complete her grade 12 at school and was therefore limited in what she could pursue in terms of studies. She always had an interest in sewing, but her mom did not have a sewing machine where she could learn how to sew. She did a google search on sewing More
Waves of Change
  • Abduragmaan Walker - Abduragmaan was a young man in 2014, wondering around the harbor of Cape Town, wanting to work at sea, since most of the men in his family are seaman. Naturally h was not successful as he did not have any experience, or the relevant documentation needed to work at sea. On his way to town, he walked passed the Salesian More
  • Tasleem Jacobs - Tasleem completed the Waves of Change course in February 2016. He worked odd jobs at the harbour for a few months on-and-off. His family has a history of following careers in the fishing industry and this has been a dream of his to follow in their footsteps. He did not have the right documentation or training to enable him to More
Learn to Live
  • Mogamat Sabre Safiedien - Mogamat joined the Learn to Live School of Skills in 2014 after being home for almost 2 years doing Islamic studies. When Mogamat arrived at the school it was found that he had a lot of potential and showed the teachers that he could by-pass Year 2 and advance straight to Year 4 in 2016. Mogamat sees himself as a More
  • Ayabonga Mgope Cycles to New Heights - Ayabonga is a student at the Learn to Live School of Skills at The Salesian Institute Youth Projects in Cape Town. He is currently in Year 4 and is a School Prefect. Ayabonga caught the attention of one of the teachers whilst they were planning the 2015 annual prize giving of the school. The teachers felt that there was a More
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