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

RCL Camp

  The RCL Boys and Girls Camp from Umkhanyakude District, was hosted by the Department of Education in kwaZulu Natal recently. RCL members from grade 8 up to grade 10 , were invited to represent their schools as leaders. 57 schools participated in this year’s camp, with a total number of 600 people, including 400 learners, 20 NGOs (None Government … Read More

Child Protection Campaign 2017

South Africa’s Constitution states that every child has the right to be protected from maltreatment, neglect, abuse or degradation. It is mandatory for all South Africans to play their role in protecting children and creating a safe and secure environment for them. But recent statistics state that one in three children in the country fall victim to physical, sexual or … Read More

Sigma group visits South Africa

SIGMA group visited two of Johannesburg West Schools, Ikusasalethu and Orlando West Secondary Schools, on the 25th of May 2017. They donated R34 000 to each of the schools, to use towards any needs and developments. An amount of around R23 000 will also be donated towards 4 learners who are going to study a course in engineering at a … Read More