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8 10, 2018

Getting Down to Business: Lebohang’s Story

2018-10-08T12:55:21+00:00Oct 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 09, 2018

boy2Man: Ayanda’s Story

2018-09-20T15:28:55+00:00Sep 20th, 2018|Youth Development|

The CAST Annual Boys2Men Camp is one of the highlights of our year where we get to spend uninterrupted time with the young men in our communities and address the desperate need for guidance, advice, affirmation, and create a way for these boys to discover their identity.  Below is the story of one of [...]

24 08, 2018

Shooting for the Stars: Bryan’s Story

2018-09-14T15:55:15+00:00Aug 24th, 2018|Youth Development|

On his way home from school one day, 14-year-old Samkelo Bryan Cele, learnt something that would change his life. Being tall in stature, a friend invited him to join the CAST Basketball team that trained at KwaDabeka Baptist church. Without any former knowledge of the sport, or the right kit, Bryan went to [...]

10 11, 2017

Moving Beyond Charity: Making a Spiritual Impact

2018-09-14T16:25:14+00:00Nov 10th, 2017|Poverty Relief, Uncategorised, Youth Development|

During the past month, CAST has witnessed tremendous spiritual growth in the lives of our participants, both through special events and regular programming. Holiday Clubs During the October school holidays, CAST had the opportunity to partner with two local churches, Joy Chapel Ministries in Mariannridge and Lamontville Baptist Church, to host holiday clubs [...]

20 06, 2014

Youth Day 2014

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

6 06, 2014

Ordinary Things – Educating the youth

2018-05-26T13:27:48+00:00Jun 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+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 [...]

5 09, 2013

Move Beyond Charity

2018-09-03T11:16:49+00:00Sep 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 [...]