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We empower young
people to dare to dream

Star for Life is a non-profit organization that works with schoolchildren in southern Africa. Through a unique educational programme, Star for Life coaches strengthen students’ self-esteem and motivate them to invest in their education and make wise life decisions. In this way, they can build a better future and, as adults, contribute to a more equal, fair and sustainable society.

Star for Life was founded in 2005 and the programme is currently available in 120 schools in South Africa and Namibia.

Our Vision

A future in which young people are empowered to realize their dreams as responsible members of caring communities.

Our Mission

To inspire young people to value learning, acquire the knowledge and skills they need for productive work and live healthy and meaningful lives.

News

Chess for creative thinking

Chess for creative thinking

 7 April saw the launch of an exciting pilot project at Safari Primary School using chess as an educational tool for the children. The project is a collaboration between Star for Life, Mini Chess and the Entrust...

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7 million from the Postcode Lottery

7 million from the Postcode Lottery

Star for Life has been awarded SEK 7 million from the Postcode Lottery's annual dividend. We welcome this non-earmarked addition to our funding for 2022. - We are extremely proud, happy and grateful to have the...

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Entrepreneursip training for our coaches

Entrepreneursip training for our coaches

Entrepreneurship refresher trainings were held for Star for Life Southern Africa trainers in Windhoek Namibia, conducted by Hand in Hand Zimbabwe. The training covered all the steps in starting a business up until...

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Welcome to Mavuso High School

Mavuso High School is one of the schools where Star for Life works in South Africa. Here, the principal, Star for Life’s coach and a learner talk about the important and successful work that is being done in this vulnerable region in KwaZulu-Natal, where almost all the learners’ parents are unemployed.

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.