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?
- 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
- 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