SA Urged to Curb Youth Mortality

Deputy director-general of Population and Social Statistics, Kefiloe Masiteng, says health awareness programmes are needed in order to decrease youth mortality in the country.

Masiteng, whose comments follow Statistics South Africa’s report on morbidity and mortality among the youth of our country for 2013, says more young people are dying of HIV and Tuberculosis.

The report also shows that more young people’s deaths are violence related and more males are dying of unnatural deaths including stab wounds and gunshots.

Afrika Tikkun: Early Childhood Development Centre Principal

Afrika Tikkun is an international NGO that provides education, health and social services to children, youth and their families through centres of excellence in South African Townships. Its aim is to empower communities to develop new generations of productive citizens.

Afrika Tikkun seeks to appoint an Early Childhood Development Centre Principal, based in Mfuleni, Delft and Eersterivier, Western Cape.

IkamvaYouth: National Administrator

IkamvaYouth is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty and into university has once again shown that transformation is possible, despite the odds.

IkamvaYouth seeks to appoint a National Administrator, based in Johannesburg. 

The social entrepreneur must be passionate about the power of education to transform lives and communities, and want to make a difference. This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in a by-youth for-youth educational movement that empowers young people to take their futures into their own hands.

Academy African Leadership Academy: Part-time French Teacher

The Academy African Leadership Academy (ALA) seeks to transform Africa by identifying, developing, and connecting thousands of leaders for the continent over the next few decades. ALA is founded on the philosophy that a new generation of ethical, committed leaders is the key to Africa’s development. ALA seeks to become training ground for these future leaders and draws the most outstanding students from all 54 countries in Africa to its campus in South Africa.

DG Murray Trust: Portfolio Manager - Game-Changing Young Leaders

The DG Murray Trust is a South African grant-making foundation that invests in South Africa’s potential. 

The DG Murray Trust seeks to appoint a Portfolio Manager to head up our portfolio focused on Game-Changing Young Leaders, based in Cape Town.

This portfolio supports innovative youth-led responses to major social challenges, develops effective platforms for youth voices, and builds the capacities and connectedness of young people driving change.

Elgin Learning Foundation: Assistant Fundraiser

The Elgin Learning Foundation (ELF) is a nonprofit organisation aiming to help changing lives through value driven learning and by rendering services to ensure sustainable development since 1995. 

ELF/ECC seeks to appoint an Assistant Fundraiser, based in the Western Cape.

The Assistant Fundraiser to run the fundraising office under the supervision of the Divisional Manager, Corporate Services.  This is a fixed-term contract position.


Soul City Institute: Provincial Coordinators

Soul City Institute for health and development communication (soul city institute) is a dynamic and innovative multi-media health promotion and social change communication organisation, which has been in existence since 1992. Through drama and entertainment soul city institute’s mass media vehicles reach more than 16 million South Africans. This is achieved through two main brands, soul city targeted at adults and soul Buddyz targeted at 8-14 year olds and adults in their lives.


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