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20 06, 2014

Youth Day 2014

2018-05-27T17:01:02+00:00June 20th, 2014|Education, Youth Development|

Mandela spoke these words on the second anniversary of Youth Day in South Africa, This generation of youth stands at the border-line between the past of oppression and repression, and the future of prosperity, peace and harmony. Today's generation of youth face the same challenges on the "border-line" of change.  Social issues like [...]

12 06, 2014

Wordworks

2018-05-26T13:09:21+00:00June 12th, 2014|Education|

A few weeks ago, we heard about Jupiter, who attended CAST's literacy programme training.  CAST's literacy programme is based on another programme called Wordworks, which was established in 2005 to support and improve early language and literacy learning among children from historically disadvantaged communities in South Africa. CAST received book donations for Wordworks from [...]

6 06, 2014

Ordinary Things – Educating the youth

2018-05-26T13:27:48+00:00June 6th, 2014|Business Development, Education, Youth Development|

Meet Lindsay, a business mentor to Lindiwe in Lamontville (from last week's story).  Lindsay is a mom from Westville; she has triplets in Matric.  She also works for her husband's business. After Bridgette, the founder of business forum, encouraged Lindsay to volunteer with CAST, Lindsay decided to become Paradigm Shift trainer in [...]

3 06, 2014

Hope Market

2018-08-30T13:28:33+00:00June 3rd, 2014|Business Development|

This past Saturday, some of our CAST business forum participants from KwaDabeka were able to sell their merchandise at Hope Market in Umhlanga. Hope Market is described as "a community development initiative that offers training and opportunities to emerging entrepreneurs, to generate income and learn from the experience of showcasing their skills, talents [...]

30 05, 2014

Lindiwe

2018-08-30T14:12:59+00:00May 30th, 2014|Business Development|

  It all started with some pamphlets.  A year ago Lee, CAST's Business Development Manager, was giving out pamphlets advertising the Lamontville business forum.  In Lamontville, Lee found a woman named Lindiwe selling food and asked her to hand out pamphlets to customers.  Lindiwe asked if she could come to the business forum too. [...]

23 05, 2014

Give Your Brain a Hand: Dance Edition

2018-08-30T16:08:20+00:00May 23rd, 2014|Education, Youth Development|

Yasmin Adams, CAST's Inner-City Coordinator, has started a program called "Give Your Brain a Hand" for students at Addington Primary School that focuses on developing God-given talents.  "Give Your Brain a Hand" is intended to provide a creative outlet for the children in multiple areas, such as arts and crafts, singing, and dancing. The [...]

16 05, 2014

Jupiter’s Hope

2018-08-30T16:25:36+00:00May 16th, 2014|Business Development, Education, The People|

  Five years ago, Jupiter and his family fled to South Africa from the Congo. In his home country, Jupiter had worked as a teacher. However, as a refugee in Durban, Jupiter struggled to find work in the area of his passion, education. At first, Jupiter was able to attend the University of [...]

15 11, 2013

A Letter.

2018-08-31T12:24:47+00:00November 15th, 2013|The People|

Here is a beautiful and inspiring letter from one of the entrepreneurs CAST has worked with: "My name is Annah Nxumalo. I live in Shongweni and support my daughter and five other children from relatives. I only had work one day per week and was struggling to provide for my family. A lady [...]