Transformative Collaboration with Traditional Leaders: A Success Story in Nyandeni, Eastern Cape

Picture: Deputy Minister of Health with traditional leadership in Nyandeni during a My Journey Adolescents and Young People programme activation Traditional Leaders are naturally looked upon for guidance, leadership and inspiration in rural communities.  They are pathfinders in their communities and in the rural village of Nyandeni in OR Tambo district they have not only…

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A Path to Economic Strengthening through Gardening

In the heart of Mphanama village, Limpopo, a remarkable gardening project is transforming the lives of the “My Journey” AYP Program beneficiaries, particularly the Adolescent and Young People (AYPs). Implemented by the Institute of Health Programs and Systems (IHPS), this initiative aims to provide AYP led economic strengthening and empowerment in their Mphanama Safe Space.…

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Strong, powerful, brilliant!

“As you know, this is a male dominated industry. People will discourage you. People will doubt you. But I stay focused and stay the course, no matter what… I stay the course. Women are strong, powerful, brilliant and wonderful.” When Tsakane Baloyi came home and told her father it was time for him to stop…

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