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8 10, 2018

Getting Down to Business: Lebohang’s Story

2018-10-08T12:55:21+02:00Oct 8th, 2018|Business Development, Education, Poverty Relief, The People, Youth Development|

At just twenty-years-old, Lebohang Gaula is already a thriving businessman. It all began in August last year, when he spotted a CAST flyer at a local shop in KwaDabeka and jumped at the opportunity to join the business programme. Over the course of 3 months, he successfully completed the Business Experience Course [...]

20 06, 2014

Youth Day 2014

2018-05-27T17:01:02+02:00Jun 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+02:00Jun 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+02:00Jun 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 [...]

23 05, 2014

Give Your Brain a Hand: Dance Edition

2018-08-30T16:08:20+02:00May 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+02:00May 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 [...]

5 09, 2013

Move Beyond Charity

2018-09-03T11:16:49+02:00Sep 5th, 2013|Counselling, Education, Poverty Relief, The People, Uncategorized, Youth Development|

Many of you may have seen our new slogan floating around the social media realms and wondered what the inspiration behind it is. "Move Beyond Charity" is our way of expressing what the core beliefs behind our organisation are. We believe that extreme poverty can end, that mindsets can be changed, and that [...]

4 07, 2013

The Love of a Child

2018-09-04T10:19:15+02:00Jul 4th, 2013|Education, The People, Youth Development|

Imagine walking into a school and having the most beautiful children in Durban come running towards you and jumping into your arms even though they have never met you before in their life. Well, that’s exactly what Addington Primary Holiday Club is like. Within mere minutes you will have one or two children [...]

3 06, 2013

Add Some Drama To The Mix

2018-09-04T11:05:45+02:00Jun 3rd, 2013|Education|

  For a number of years, CAST has been running an after-school homework club at Addington Primary School. Volunteers assist small groups of children with their homework and provide an alternative to spending the afternoon on the streets. Children are referred by their school teachers and a lot of them have severe learning [...]