FOCUS

What do we do?

We train, mentor and equip ‘Courageous Youth’ to thrive in all aspects of life:  spiritual, emotional, physical, social,academic, and economic.  Specifically:

  • To develop life skills and spiritual values that make youth resistant to premature sexual activity, alcohol/drug abuse, and abusive/violent behavior.
  • To be equipped for God’s design for work and service to others.
  • To be engaged in an abundant life of fellowship with God and furthering His kingdom.
  • To pass it on: to invite, encourage, appeal and equip their peers to do the same.

How do we succeed?

GOALS

  • Courage Youth who thrive in all aspects of life: spiritually, emotionally, socially, physically, academically, and economically.
  • In the communities of Youth in which we engage, significant reduction in: drug and alcohol addiction, HIV infection, teen pregnancy

WHERE WE ENGAGE

South African Youth

  • How: build relationships, develop life skills, affiliate with like-minded youth
  • Where: club, class, counselling, career, camp

School leadership

  • Who: School Management Team & staff/School Governing Body
  • How: build relationships, foster partnership, serve humbly

Government departments & community organizations

  • Who: Department of Basic Education, Department of Social Development, and Department of Health; South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Sedibeng sa Bophelo, Days for Girls
  • How: Build relationships, foster partnership, comply with government mandates, demonstrate & document added value

Resource and support community

  • Tell our story well
  • Encourage direct observation and engagement
  • Create a structure of partnership
  • Define resources–time, talent and treasure–needed to adequately support the program
  • Boldly ask for the support that is needed