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Micah's Argus Challenge

Micah's Argus Challenge

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A child that has been living in an children's home or in a state care facility is forced to leave at the age 18. Many of these young people are not ready for this transition and without adequate support, after years of stability, they struggle to stay in school, attend skills training programmes and find meaningful work. Mamelani's programme ensures that they are are supported through this transition and are able to remain focused, motivated and move forward in their lives.  

This year I have decided to do my bit for South African youth and take on a challenge! I have become a Mamelani Mover and will be taking part in this years Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Challenge.

R4500 allows one young person to complete a paid internship, providing them with the opportunity to gain access to the world of work, technical experience and money management skills. Together the Mamelani Movers Argus team would like to secure enough funds to allow 5 youth to be a part of this process. So come on and back me on my adventure. Together we can make a difference!

About Mamelani Projects Proseed Youth Development Programme:

The programme consists of supporting young people in successfully transitioning out of state care at 18 years of age. Care leavers are said to be one of the most vulnerable groups in society, and without adequate support, after years of care and development, many face poor outcomes in adult life, including homelessness, unemployment and mental health challenges.

Mamelani has developed an approach to working with young people, a process to support them in preparing for and facing life beyond care. The programme runs over 3 years, providing support prior to the transition, as well as continued support after leaving the children's home.

Donations

  • Mar 12, 2014 - R 200.00
  • "Best wishes" - Rene Le Roux

  • Mar 09, 2014 - R 220.00
  • "well done micah" - A-nony-mouse

  • Mar 09, 2014 - R 250.00
  • "Hoes ja" - Wazza

  • Mar 07, 2014 - R 200.00
  • "Good luck!" - Nicky Reinecke

  • Mar 04, 2014 - R 300.00
  • "Go Micah!!!" - Bob and Brenda

  • Feb 26, 2014 - R 500.00
  • "Good luck!" - Ian Fraser Plumbing

  • Feb 24, 2014 - R 200.00
  • "Cheering you on :)" - Maude and Ezra

  • Feb 24, 2014 - R 500.00
  • "mach's gut Micah!" - Johanna&Harald; Stein

  • Feb 20, 2014 - R 200.00
  • "Go Mic!" - Laura Vignoli

  • Feb 19, 2014 - R 400.00
  • "Go Micah Go!!! " - Jawitz Properties South Peninsula

  • Feb 18, 2014 - R 543.59
  • "Here's to a good cause!" - Lisa Bondesio

  • Feb 18, 2014 - R 200.00
  • "Just don't fall off the friggin' bicycle" - Rich

  • Feb 18, 2014 - R 200.00
  • "Go Micah! " - Leanne & Brandon

  • Feb 06, 2014 - R 100.00
  • "Good Luck!" - The Green Room Kommetjie

  • Jan 28, 2014 - R 500.00
  • "'Hut ab', Micah!" - Cornelia

  • Jan 23, 2014 - R 200.00
  • "good luck Micah, love your work xx" - Karen

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Statistics

Donations to date

R 4 713.59

Fundraising target

R 4 500.00
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Mamelani works with people to increase their sense of agency and ability to improve their own lives. We work with young people coming out of state care through our Youth Development Programme and with women through our Health Education Programme.

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