- It gives an opportunity to discover their purpose.
- It creates a platform to make a difference in their own community and empower individuals.
- Youth/individuals creates sustainable projects in their own communities to generate an income , create change, mentorship and further education of youths.
- The youth/individuals experience engagement with different cultures and countries.
Youths/individuals finding their purpose and bringing social change in their own communities.
It is a personal development program, which build young people’s self-esteem and confidence and provide them with an opportunity to learn new skills in leadership, team-work, decision-making, problem-solving, communication, empathy development, negotiation, report-writing, presentation skills, event management, interview skills, educational empowerment, life skills and more.
The HOPE JOURNEY INTERNATIONAL program aims to involve Youth/individuals in South Africa as well as Botswana, Namibia, Australia, Philippines, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Nigeria, USA and the UK to become part of a 4-step program.
STEP 1: RECRUITMENT of YOUTH/INDIVIDUALS
STEP 2: TRAINING and SUPPORT of YOUTH/INDIVIDUALS
STEP 3: NATIONAL/PROVINCIAL JUDGING OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
STEP 4: INTERNATIONAL JUDGING OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Youth/individuals are impacting on their communities and by creating their own sustainable projects, supports their community in financial and social growth.
In South Africa we aim to recruit 100 Youths yearly to form part of the STEP 1 of the program. 30 of these sustainable projects will then be given the opportunity to compete on National/Provincial level(STEP 3) after completing STEP 2 of the program.
10 South African Youths/individuals will then complete STEP 4 and compete against other country delegates and have the experience of different cultures and country projects.
The International step of this program takes place yearly in Cape Town, hosted at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront supporting us in this project. The other International country delegates joins us in Cape Town where their projects are judged, they complete a Cape town community outreach, sightseeing and experience the tourist vibe of the VA Waterfront.
The Youths/individuals’ projects impacts more than 50 different communities in South Africa yearly, as well as overseas communities.