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16 07, 2020

CAST Mandela Day Online iMbizo 2020

2020-07-16T13:57:07+02:00Business Development, Education, Event, Poverty Relief, The People, Uncategorised, Youth Development|

The CAST Mandela Day Online iMbizo has been postponed to Saturday 25 July 2020, 13:00 - 14:07 (SAST GMT+2). We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Click this link to register: https://in-contact.org/accept/25/4231/r/ Zoom meeting log-in details: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88390393355?pwd=QUtXK2lTSE1TOWlxMTJzS2JBU1hTQT09 Meeting ID: 883 9039 3355 Password: Mandela Stay safe, and see you then! #movebeyondcharity #jointhemovement

25 06, 2020

Living Testimony: Siya’s Story

2020-06-25T16:07:47+02:00Poverty Relief, The People, Uncategorised, Youth Development|

During the month of December 2019, CAST was blessed with a total of 33 interns sponsored by ABSA Bank Ltd. in partnership with Catalyx Consulting as a host organization. Our duty was to implement the Youth Employment Service (YES) programme initiated by President Cyril Ramaphosa. This year-long internship aims to assist unemployed South Africans aged 18 – 28 years old in gaining full-time employment in their chosen fields. Below is the testimony of one of our interns, Siyabonga, [...]

19 06, 2020

CAST Annual General Meeting 2020

2020-06-24T15:19:15+02:00Business Development, CAST Kenya, Education, Event, Poverty Relief, The People, Uncategorised, Uncategorized, Youth Development|

Thank you to all those who were able to join us for our first-ever virtual Annual General Meeting - it was a great time of reflection on 2019 - hearing what God has done in the communities where we work, and connecting to the greater CAST community that has played a significant role in making this Ministry possible. Our latest Annual Report for 2019 is available for viewing and download via the following link: CAST Annual Report 2019 [...]

19 05, 2020

[MOVE BEYOND CHARITY] CAST Newsletter Vol.2 April/May 2020

2020-06-24T14:54:49+02:00Business Development, Education, Poverty Relief, The People, Uncategorised, Youth Development|

Today we bring you our second quarterly newsletter for 2020:   Click here to download the pdf: CAST Newsletter Vol.2 APRIL_MAY_2020. Watch this space for more about our ministry highlights and upcoming events. Feel free to share with all who are interested in the movement beyond charity!

11 02, 2020

[MOVE BEYOND CHARITY] CAST Newsletter Vol.1 Jan/Feb/March 2020

2020-06-23T14:45:43+02:00Business Development, Education, Poverty Relief, The People, Uncategorised, Uncategorized, Youth Development|

Greetings CAST Community! We are excited to bring you our first quarterly newsletter for 2020:   Download the full pdf document here: CAST Newsletter Vol. 1 _ JAN_FEB_MARCH 2020 Watch this space for more about our ministry highlights and upcoming events. Feel free to share with all who are interested in the movement beyond charity!

9 12, 2019

#IAm a Child of God: Naledi’s story

2019-12-09T12:36:49+02:00The People, Uncategorised, Youth Development|

One of the main aims of the CAST Ministry is to help those in our communities grow, develop and be a guiding light for others. One of these people is 15-year-old Naledi Dladla who shares her testimony about how her life has been transformed since joining CAST: My Name is Naledi Nthabiseng Dladla, I am 15 Years old and I am a Christian, a child of GOD. I live in the rural Appelsbosch Mission Area with my granny, [...]

9 09, 2019

Building Resilience in our Youth: Azriel’s Story

2019-09-09T16:43:50+02:00The People, Uncategorised, Youth Development|

At CAST, we believe that resilience is key to being able to deal with life's challenges and bounce back from setbacks. In addition to our sport and discipleship programmes, we are excited to be running the Smart Moves Resilience programme as part of the national Life Orientation curriculum that will reach over 400 youth in our communities this year - many of whom have already shown great improvement in their level of engagement and participation at school. The [...]

2 09, 2019

A Light on the Path: Lynette Pather’s Story

2019-09-02T09:59:38+02:00Education, The People, Uncategorised, Youth Development|

Lynette Pather is an experienced youth leader in the community of Phoenix in Durban, South Africa and has dedicated herself to helping the children and youth in her area through CAST’s Reading Intervention Programme for Grade 3s, and Life Skills Resilience Programme for Grade 7s. She first joined CAST as a volunteer in 2017 when a pastor from Cornerstone Community Church went door-to-door around the neighbourhood to speak to youth and Sunday School teachers about the programmes that [...]

12 08, 2019

Hope for the Future: Judith’s Story

2019-08-12T16:34:02+02:00Education, The People, Youth Development|

Since joining CAST as a programme participant two years ago, 31-year-old Judith Abrams has made a valuable impact in giving back to her community as a volunteer for CAST’s Child Literacy and Youth Development programmes. Judith came to know CAST through a friend who worked at the Mariannridge CAST Community Centre assisting in the facilitation of programmes. She then signed up to participate in the Business Experience and Business Growth courses to learn how she could improve her [...]

8 10, 2018

Getting Down to Business: Lebohang’s Story

2018-10-08T12:55:21+02:00Business 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 and Business Growth Course. Using what he learnt, he set about starting his own business. Like many of the youth in his community, he faced [...]