Word Aids Day campaign

Star For Life held it’s World Aids Day campaign on the 4 th of December 2018 with the theme #knowYourStatus. It is an opportunity for people world wide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people with HIV and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Aim is to bring peoples attention to … Read More

Art & Crafts festival

13 Primary schools participated in this year’s Star for Life Primary Schools Arts festival, which was held at Phumlani hall in Hluhluwe. The theme of the festival was “let’s celebrate our identity”, with the aim of creating a platform where our young stars can celebrate their cultural diversity and showcase their talents. The festival promotes and boosts self-esteem and confidence … Read More

Daughters of Africa – a new project

Star for Life, together with Hand in Hand, has received funding from the Postkodlottery in Sweden to strengthen the activities in a total of 88 schools in South Africa and Namibia over the next three years. The overall objective of the project is to promote gender equality between boys and girls and the project is divided into three different themes: … Read More

A successful tour in Sweden

During the fall’s Star for Life in Concert tour, Star Choir South Africa, preformed with our great guest artists John Lundvik, Shirley Clamp, Mollie Minott alongside unbelievable 3 500 young people. We had the great pleasure of singing full-length concert at 11 venues all around Sweden. Thank you very much to all of you who participated in our concerts and … Read More

KZN 1 Peer Education Training

Our SFL (Star for Life) KZN1 schools held an engaging and educational 3 days Peer Education training camp this past weekend at Anew Hotel in Hluhluwe, South Africa. The aim of the camp is to equip peer educators with the right information and skills they need to aid them in their leadership duties at school. Peer educators are learners who … Read More

NORDIC WATERPROOFING VISITS SOUTH AFRICA

Recently, Star for Life South Africa hosted a potential sponsor Nordic Waterproofing at Kelokitso Comprehensive School in the southern parts of Johannesburg. The visitation was aimed at showing various Star for Life activities that are taking place in our Johannesburg schools. The visitors were warmly welcomed by the school choir, followed by a short presentation from an SFL coach Yoliswa … Read More

Further focus on empowering women in souther Africa

Star for Life, Hand in Hand, Daughters of Africa, Specialprojekt, PostkodLotteriet

Yesterday, during the Swedish Post Code Lottery Beneficiary Evening, Star for Life had the great honor of receiving 7 million SEK in organisational support to continue running the daily operations as well as another 12 million SEK to realise the project “Daughters of Africa”. The project spans over 3 years and its overall purpose is to promote gender equality between … Read More

Star for Life Honours Day

The brightest minds were honoured recently at a SFL Honours Day, held by Johannesburg West Team. The aim was to celebrate and invigorate a culture of hard working and excellence. This was to recognise learners that have worked hard all year around in these categories- Top performer in all grades, overall performer, Most improved, Outstanding Peer educator and the biggest … Read More

Moving towards a solution – say NO to teenage pregnancy

The age-specific fertility rate for teenagers was 71 births per 1,000 women aged 15-19, showing little change since 1998. Learner pregnancy rates are higher in schools located in poor areas and in schools that were poorly resourced. SFL Ekurhuleni South, held a Walk Awareness against Teenage Pregnancy, Themed Moving towards a Solution #Saynototeenagepregnancy. Learners from two SFL schools, Zonkezizwe and … Read More

Celebrating Unique African Culture

Star For Life was invited to take part in the 32nd annual Zulu reed dance (Umkhosi woMhlanga), with over Fifty Thousand maidens from around the country and smaller groups from Swaziland attending this colourful and cultural celebration, that promotes respect for young women, with the aim of encouraging them to delay sexual activity until marriage, and thus limiting the contraction … Read More