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Tag Archives: Social Media

Youth on the Cape Flats receives access to Online Education

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The past two weeks has been extremely exciting for a group of youth on the Cape Flats, who have joined the GROW leadership Academy and now completing an online course through GetSmarter’s online education platform. The GROW Leadership Academy is a programme specifically aimed at a 120 matriculants, providing them with opportunity to develop leadership […]

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South Africa: Youth Economic Development

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One of the biggest challenges in South Africa is the problem of youth unemployment. “South Africa may be the largest and most developed economy on the African continent, but the unemployment rate for younger people has been running as high as 50%, prompting a nationwide debate about schemes where companies get paid for taking on […]

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Sierra Leone: Launching the Introduction to Social Media

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The last 2 weeks was the second visit of our team (Brent Williams and Clinton Liederman) to Sierra Leone to train a group of passionate young people on the use of Digital Technology for social change. The Sierra Labs programme is a partnership between RLabs and Plan International with the goal of creating training and […]

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Tanzania: Iringa Living Lab training Neema Crafts Staff

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Iringa Living Lab in Tanzania have been going from strength to strength being the innovative change agents in Iringa, Tanzania. They been providing a variety of training offerings in partnership with TanzICT and RLabs with another recent programme teaching the Neema Crafts Staff. The training equips the staff in understanding more about Social Media and […]

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Hope Imparted on the Cape Flats

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The past week, our team in Cape Town set out to do training with a group of youth at the Chrysalis Academy, empowering them in Social Media, Entrepreneurship and life skills. The week kicked off with presentations, orientation and preparation for the week ahead of empowering the youth whom come from different walks of life. […]

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