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

Arts Workshop

Our Arts Department recently held an art workshop for creative arts educators working in star for life’s 13 full package schools. Art is the expression or application of human creative skills and imagination, typically in visual forms, such as painting or sculpture. It can also be creative activities such as music, drama, literature, and dance. As an organization, we observe … 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

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