We empower young
people to dare to dream
Star for Life’s unique educational program is today available in 120 schools in Southern Africa.
Through Star for Life’s well-trained coaches, learners become motivated and inspired to invest in their schooling, take care of their health and make conscious choices in order to influence their future.
Star for Life's Secretary General, Ulrika Norberg, tells us about the project Daughters of Africa where the focus is on young women. Get a job. Start your own company. Rent an apartment. Take out a loan. Buy...
“As the virus keeps the world in an iron grip, children need help to regain their security and faith in the future”
Our Secretary General Ulrika Norberg writes about the current situation in South Africa and the importance of Star for Life's work in the days to come. It is six months since the World Health Organization declared...
As we prepare for the next cohort of learners to come back to school Star For Life, and other local NGOs, have partnered with the departments of Health, Education and Social Development to form transversal teams. The...
Join the Dream Challenge run!
Walk, run, or cycle! We don’t mind how you do it, the main thing is that we collect miles together – and at the same time support young people in southern Africa
Star for Life Dream Challenge is a virtual charity event spanning 16 000 km and taking us through through 15 countries! The route goes from Stockholm and Oslo all the way to South Africa. We’ll be calling in at Namibia where we work in several schools and continue to our final goal Hluhluwe, South Africa where Star for Life started in 2005. Please join us!
Watch our film from Emthulasizwe High School
Welcome to Emthulasizwe High School in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The school is one of 120 schools where we at Star for Life work with our education program.
Our coaches strengthen the learners self-esteem and motivate them to invest in their education and make wise life decisions. In this way, they can more easily build a better future and, as adults, contribute to a more equal, fair and sustainable society.
Star for Life and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Agenda 2030 contains 17 global goals set by the UN and accepted by governments around the world. They aim, among other things, to eradicate poverty, realise human rights for all, reduce inequalities and protect the planet and our natural resources. Star for Life’s work in South Africa, Namibia and Sweden contributes to these countries being able to achieve several of these goals.