GOAL intern, Warda Gertse, faces her fear of heights and went bungy jumping off the highest bridge in the world.
This was to raise awareness for the need to invest more in youth leadership and development in South Africa and in support and exposure of the GOAL programme. Continue reading
The youth of post-apartheid South Africa are fortunate to have a democracy which allows them to express themselves as well as allow them to choose what they want to be, without state-sponsored segregation. This freedom from oppression, however, does not mean that the youth has no challenges. Although the youth are privileged in numerous ways, there are a number of fears and obstacles that our generation is facing, that is: drug abuse, gangsterism, teenage pregnancy, rape, low standards of education, poverty, unemployment, crime and violence, and HIV/AIDS to name a few. Continue reading