Anki Elken is Star for Life's new Secretary General

Anki Elken comes from the business community and most recently as sustainability manager at the Swedish HR company Randstad. She has previously worked at Kvinnoforum Foundation and at the Migration Board. She has extensive experience from various government inquiries and assignments. Furthermore, Elken also has a long experience of working with Public Affairs and with social sustainability in the business … Read More

Otto Magnusson partners with Bukimvelo Secondary School through Star for Life.

On the 22nd of February, Bukimvelo Secondary School officially welcomed Otto Magnusson as the sponsors of the school, through Star for Life (SFL). The day was filled with joy, music, and dance as everybody celebrated the partnership between the two, trusting that it will yield fruitful results through academic results. During a speech, founder of SFL, Mr. Dan Olofsson said: … Read More

Granted contribution from I-TECH

Star for Life is happy and proud to announce that we have been awarded 2.2 million SEK to our mobile health clinic in Namibia by the American organization I-Tech. (International Training and Education Center for Health.) Our health interventions are an invaluable part of our regular work in schools and this funding means that we can further develop our Mobile … Read More

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