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ALUMNI NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2019

Finish Strong: Insights from our CEO – Onyi Nwaneri Dear Beloved Alumni,  Thank you for choosing Afrika Tikkun as a partner in your life’s journey.  We are grateful for the opportunity to invest in your lives and to continue to be a part of your career development journey. When we launched the Alumni programme in

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Bright Leader Awoken – Brutus Maake

Many give up once they fail. Not Brutus Maake. After failing Grade 9 in 2017, Brutus saw this as an opportunity to seek help. He heard about Afrika Tikkun from friends and decided to visit the centre and find out more. A a week later Brutus enrolled in the CYD programme. Two years into the

9thNov

Is corporate citizenship the answer to youth unemployment?

According to the UN, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 – 24 years across the world, which accounts for 16% of the global population. They are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults and continuously exposed to lower quality jobs and greater labour market inequalities. In addition, it is young

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The Young Winners of Afrika Tikkun’s Annual Spelling Bee

On Saturday, 26 October 2019 Afrika Tikkun hosed an annual academic competition – a Spelling Bee aimed at young people in their Child and Youth Development (CYD) programme aged seven to eighteen.   Amongst other interventions, the event serves to inspire learning and improve literacy. CEO of Afrika Tikkun Services, Onyi Nwaneri says, “Literacy is

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Encouraging literacy spells a future of success for SA youth

During the month of October, Afrika Tikkun hosts two annual academic competitions aimed at young people in their Child and Youth Development (CYD) programme aged seven to eighteen. Amongst other interventions, these two particular events inspire learning and improves literacy by providing young people with a positive goal to work towards and a forum in

8thNov

Hair, beauty graduates demonstrate skills

Cape Town – Thirteen girls from the Cape Flats graduated through the Afrika Tikkun strategic empowerment programme aimed at training disadvantaged youth for job and business opportunities. These girls, who graduated in hair and beauty, showcased the quality of their skills at a promotion at McQueens Salon in Sea Point on Tuesday. This project is