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Help support 120 youth to become the hero’s of their own story

Help support 120 youth to become the hero’s of their own story

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Outward Bound South Africa is a non-profit organisation that facilitates adventure-based learning interventions in the outdoors.

Our programmes offer underserved youth high impact activities, which are metaphors for life’s challenges, transforming these experiences into tools to teach them much needed life skills.

Breaking with the traditional classroom-based training, we use adventure-based challenges to evoke insights and self-discovery through experiential learning.

CONFIDENCE, RESILIENCE AND WELLBEING ARE NEEDED MORE THAN EVER.

We want to equip young people with a stronger sense of self-belief, cope better with stressful situations and interact more positively with others.

Now more than ever, we need to keep supporting young people with experiences that will help develop the skills and behaviours they need to make positive changes in their lives.

Donations

  • Aug 16, 2021 - USD $ 68.00
  • "Thanks, keep up the good work." - Kenneth McLeod

  • Aug 16, 2021 - R 500.00
  • "Thanks for supporting OBSA, Rob. A wonderful initiative!!" - Martin

  • Aug 16, 2021 - USD $ 34.00
  • "Testing, Testing" - Robert Mckay

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Statistics

Donations to date

R 2 000.10

Fundraising target

R 840 000.00
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Outward Bound South Africa

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Outward Bound International is the largest non-profit, experiential education organisation in the world. There are 38 centers around the world, including South Africa. Using adventure and the outdoors, our courses have a powerful impact on people lives, focusing on the premise that, We are all better than we know.

Our mission is to develop in young people the character, will, values and self-belief to live their lives to the fullest and to make better choices. Our expert instructors facilitate a 10-day programme to underserved youth that provides a life-changing experience, helping them reach their full potential through challenges in the outdoors.

We teach resilience, self-confidence, compassion for others, social competence, and environmental responsibility. To date,65 000 participants have gone through a programme and 200 instructors have been trained.