Unlocking the leadership potential in young South Africans

Nature: Elements of Success

I want nature to stay green. I want to see what a green planet will look like.
Save.
Save as many earthly things we can.
This painted vision.
This movie that projects through my eyes has the vision of the creator.
Value.
Value the small because every child must grow.
Every tree was from a… Continue reading

Aware

I see you sitting. So focused in what you are doing. I notice the wind that passes you. But, I don’t think it notices you. The air we breathe is so honest. It has not been polluted from the people we used to know. This confident world, the burning stars are just a way of… Continue reading

Blanket of Hope

Listen to our song!

Listen you will hear
The sound that brings us near
Touch you will feel
All that makes us real
Look you will see
My vision is reality
I’m not here to waste my time

[Chorus]
I want, I need, I lift my eyes to the rising sun
I got a blanket… Continue reading

The Paradigm Shift

Step aside old-fashioned, traditional and stereotypical men and women, I have just returned from the GOAL UntAPPing Leadership Camp and there is a new generation ready to take on the world and make it their own. Securing happiness for themselves and their children one day. There was talent far beyond any reality TV show could… Continue reading

Let Your Light Shine!

Last week I spent the week with about 40 people considering what being a Responsible Citizen in South Africa looks like.  The intention was to encourage young people to consider growing and becoming leaders of their communities and of South Africa. I have done many camps and have lots of experience working with youth,… Continue reading

Apply to be a GOAL camp facilitator!

GOAL UntAPPing Leadership programme, is an innovative and unique programme that brings together youth from diverse religious, racial and socio-economic backgrounds, to work together and interact in a productive and safe environment.

The curriculum of the programme is designed to engage students to develop skills, knowledge and attitudes with respect to being responsible citizens within… Continue reading

Desert Rose

I have been performing as a back-up vocalist and clarinettist for Desert Rose since August 2009.

Desert Rose is a Cape Town based music group run by Lynne-Holmes Ganief and Yusuf Ganief that uses multifaith world music to spiritually connect people from different backgrounds. Lynne describes “The Awakening” album (which I featured on in 2009):… Continue reading