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Mobile Support Services reaches 300,000

It was three years ago when RLabs then known as Athlone Living Lab started an programme to reach young people through the use of mobile phones. What started off as just a way to reach approximately 10 youth at risk turned out to be a huge part of our Social Revolution. Today we are celebrating […]

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Mobile and Cloud Technologies to empower youth at risk


This has been an exciting week with many of our DAS Counsellors being flooded with responses from youth who are seeking employment and study opportunities. After an article in the media indicating that 51% of South African youth are unemployed we really see an opportunity for Department of Education and Trade and Industry to provide […]

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500 Matrics Counselled an hour via MXit by RLabs


This morning RLabs featured in the Cape Times newspaper (Click on article Below) with regards to the mobile counselling support we are offering in partnership with MXit and JamiiX and supported by the Vodacom Foundation. This mobile counselling service have been running for the last 3 years and we’ve seen tremendous growth in the work […]

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Vodacom Foundation joins RLabs as a donor partner

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Today we are excited to announce the first RLabs donor funding partner in the Vodacom Foundation who have come on board to support our JamiiX Mobile Advice services who currently reaches more than 250,000 users accross South Africa addressing issues such as Substance Abuse, HIV/AIDS, Depression, Abuse, Suicide and other emotional support services. The Vodacom […]

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Overwhelming Support for Matriculants


Today the Department of Education released the final year results for Grade 12 learners (matriculants) and with all the excitement there is always high number of young people who struggle to deal with the outcome of their results. RLabs provided mobile counselling support via JamiiX, contact centre software, and MXit, popular Mobile Instant Messenger, and […]

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