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With more than 2000 members, there’s always something happening in the ACTIVATE! network. Click on each story to read more about how Activators are driving change across South Africans.

Jun 19

Gender-based violence roadshow sets Limpopo on Fire!

By Koketso Marishane On the 15 June 2018, socio-economic activists across Limpopo Province gathered at a venue just outside Polokwane to deliberate on issues of common concern: Gender Based Violence. Like Theodore Hesburgh once said: “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” The event, officiated by …

Jun 19

Community development is my passion- 2017 Activator Kgadi Mmanakana

By Puleng Portia Famously known as the “The Possibilitarian”, Kgadi Mmanakana has become a change driver in her community and the Limpopo Province at large. Hailing from Ga-Matlala small community named Ga-Ramalapa on the outskirts of Polokwane, her dream of becoming a change driver in her community was something that began when she was still …

Jun 18

Restoring the dignity of our country

Name: Phikolomzi Habe Province: Eastern Cape Facebook: Twitter handle: @PhikolomziHabe Instagram: phikolomzi_habe Write a short blurb (summary) about yourself. In no more than three sentences. I am just a simple guy who grew up in Qunu, Mthatha in the Eastern Cape. I am passionate about development of young people. After completing my studies in …

Jun 18

Ntuzuma Youth Uprising

By Bongo Hlongwane Ubuciko Bomlomo Infortainment in collaboration with Aids Foundation Congregated Young people to pay tribute to the youth of 1976 under the theme, “Ntuzuma Youth Uprising” at the Ntuzuma F library. The incentive of the event was the desire to portray that Art enables young people to contend the social injustices and social …

Jun 18

GP Activator, Sammy Nkogatse launches thought-provoking book

By Lwazi Nongauza Saturday, the 9th of June marked yet another historical day to remember for Gauteng based Activator and entrepreneur Sammy Nkogatse as he launched his thought provoking book in Sammy Marks Square in Pretoria. Nkogatse’s second book, entitled ‘’LOVE AND LIES: My past tense’’ was inspired by wounded yet striving ordinary lives. The book …

Jun 15

Mordecai is passionate about the people and their betterment

Name:Sizolwenkosi Mordecai Ndlovu Province: Gauteng Facebook: Mordecai Ndlovu  Twitter handle: @Mordecai_Ndlovu Instagram: @mordecaistarz Write a short blurb (summary) about yourself. In no more than three sentences. Hi my name is Mordecai Ndlovu, from Gauteng, I’m a student at Vaal University of Technology.   Why did you decide to be part of the ACTIVATE! Network? I …


Here is what’s happening in our world. Click on read more to find out about each event.

Upcoming Events

Jun 21

Be the change you want to see.

Purpose of this event is recovering the youth into being part of the change,  being revived be the drivers of their own lives and dreams. The youth of 1976 is celebrated till to date because they stood up for what they believed in. OT is that time we also made history and be celebrated 42 …

Jun 22

4th Annual Tshwane Youth Leadership Talk

Join us for an #IntellectualTurnUp and a #FestivalOfIdeas as we host the biggest event in the #JuneMonth where we will be discussing practical solutions with leaders from business, government and civil society. Agape Youth Movement in partnership with City of Tshwane and National Library of South Africa (NLSA) will host the 4th Tshwane Youth Leadership …

Jun 23

Youth Matters

The event is one of the monthly mentoring and coaching sessions that we host and facilitate for young people . In the Month of June we are specifically focusing on opportunities and possibilities for unemployed youth.  we will be sharing ideas on entrepreneurship and different company details that they can explore for their activism.

Jun 30

Community Development Event

Are in or around Limpopo? Have a good time this Youth Month in flair at Youth with a mission event. The event aims to empower young people about pursuing their goals at any cost. There are lot of youth around communities who need role models to look up to and through programs that will be …

Jun 30

Youth With a Mission

What’s Up Activators! My name is Fhatuwani Raliphaswa and I am a community member of Ngovhela village who is working to develop the community and make an impact towards the residents especially young people who are disheartened to be empowered through programs that will be implemented within the community. Currently there are approximately 45 youth …

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