HONORS DAY!! CELEBRATING LEARNERS

Keeping students motivated in the age of smartphones and social media can be tough, but it is important to create recognition that honors all types of students who might not normally receive acknowledgment for their efforts. Star for life Johannesburg West, held an Honors Day to celebrate learner’s Academic achievements and Outstanding leaderships thru out all the eleven Star for … Read More

Healthy Lifestyle Walk

A healthy lifestyle increases life expectancy by up to seven years. According to a study published in Health Affairs, maintaining a normal weight, not smoking and not abusing alcohol can add healthy years to your life. To play our part in raising awareness on health issues, our Mobile Health unit held a Healthy Lifestyle Walk on Friday at Hluhluwe, South … Read More

Daughters of Africa Girls Seminar – Namibia

A Daughters of Africa Girls Seminar was held in Namibia last week Friday on the 27th of September, a day before the “Day of the Namibian child”, an annual celebration of all those who will soon be the future leaders of the country.   The seminar took place at the main campus of the University of Namibia with 12 schools … Read More

Girl Child Take Charge

Another event ending of women’s month was a Girls talk at Shumayela High School on Friday, themed “Girl Child Take Charge”. The talk was aimed at raising awareness on human trafficking and the importance of education, by ensuring that a girl child takes control of their lives and the world around them. Shumayela High School girl learners Most learners from … Read More

Ending off Women's Month on a high note

To memorably conclude women’s month in South Africa, our Daughters of Africa project held a Girls Seminar themed: “the most beautiful thing a girl can wear is her confidence”, at Khlulani Special School in Mduku area, on Friday. The seminar aimed at tackling the 3 objectives of the project: 1) Sexual reproductive health and rights 2) Gender-based violence and 3) … Read More

Daughters of Africa project promotes women's Month

August sees South Africa celebrating Women’s Month, commemorating more than 20 000 women who marched to the union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. A system aimed at controlling women even further by reducing them to passive beings, at the mercy of men. This year’s theme is called “25 years of … Read More

SOUL BUDDIES RECYCLING ORGANIC WASTE PROJECT

An agricultural project at Sebepuso Primary school in the South West of Johannesburg, recently.The enthusiastic Star for Life Soul Buddies started their small garden at their school recycling organic waste, planted different kinds of vegetables, cabbage, tomatoes, spinach, and carrots to promote healthy eating. This project will provide the school with the right nutrition’s to be used on the school’s … Read More

GIRLS PEER EDUCATION CAMP

  Peer educators, they serve as role models for change and can communicate and understand in a way that the best-intentioned adult can’t. Three days All Girls Peer Education and Camp from all Johannesburg schools was held at Magaliesburg Lodge recently. This is a rewarding opportunity for young people to develop their leadership skills, improves their knowledge and gain the … Read More

Child Protection Campaign 2019

To play our part during #ChildProtectionWeek, Star for Life (SFL) held an engaging child protection Campaign at Makhasa Sports ground on the 31st of May. The day started with a 5km walk from the main road to Makhasa Sports ground, inviting all community members to join hands with SFL in ending child abuse. National child protection week is observed in … Read More

Star for Life Norway certified for fundraising

The Norwegian Control Committee for Fundraising has approved Star For Life to start fundraising in Norway. This is an important milestone and commits us all to the high quality and transparency of our work, says country manager Jørgen Klafstad. It is also a notable recognition of Star for Life’s documentation of how funds actually are collected, used and followed up. … Read More