20 06, 2014

Youth Day 2014

2018-05-27T17:01:02+02:00Education, 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 drug abuse, fatherlessness, poverty, and HIV/AIDS face the young people today, especially in the communities where CAST works. On Monday, CAST remembered the Soweto uprising [...]

9 05, 2014

Confidence

2018-08-31T09:47:14+02:00Youth Development|

For many years, CAST's Youth Development programme has provided multiple sport ministries for boys.  During the last few months, Dale Nunes and Antony Mbugua have started a tennis team specifically for high school girls in KwaDabeka. This exciting new opportunity has provided the girls a safe place to go after school to spend time with their friends and gain confidence in a new skill. On the tennis court, girls are encouraged by the coaches to keep trying new tennis [...]

25 07, 2013

More Than a Ball and a Hoop.

2018-09-03T14:31:00+02:00Youth Development|

KwaDabeka Sports Day. Getting the youth more involved in the church was a vision for KwaDabeka Baptist this year and it seems the vision is becoming a reality. To commemorate June 16th, Youth Day, CAST coordinator, Lungelo, organised for a Sports Event to be held at the church – an opportunity for the youth to socialise and enjoy their community beyond the weekly Friday night meetings. The KwaDabeka sports teams were joined by teams from Isaiah House Church [...]

24 04, 2013

The Clan Takes On Southern Africa.

2013-04-24T08:46:23+02:00Youth Development|

Armed with their brand new sneakers and an attitude of confidence, the KwaDabeka basketball team (aka The Clan) prepared to compete in the DHS Easter Tournament, against 25 schools from across Southern Africa. A few weeks prior to this tournament, the boys had been awarded with silver medals for coming second in a tournament at Marion Hills. This achievement had earned them a place in the Ethekwini Basketball league, which will start in August of this year. They [...]

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