Meet our partner: Volvo Trucks

Star for Life operates with the help of a number of big and smaller partners. Most partners take on funding the Star for Life program in a high school, but some go on to making the partnership both bigger and deeper. After 10 years of partnership Star for Life and Volvo Trucks have developed a partnership that stretches through nine … 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

Leaders Workshop!!!

Leaders workshop held recently, at Ukhamba by Area Manager, Sicelo Mathenjwa. All the school’s leaders Principals, Deputies and HODs were present, and the day was facilitated by Mr Delani Mthembu, owner of Landelahni Leadership Development, whom challenged leaders to lead through emerging future and current reality. Lead themselves in the concept of “Lead yourself, influence other and Understand your context”. … 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

A former student's success story

My name is Legoadi Princess Ramabele, I am a 19 year old UWC graduate from South Africa. In 2014 I went through a UWC selection process in the offices of Star for life. Less confident as I was, little did I know that this was the beginning of a new beautiful journey. I thought I was not good enough since … Read More

Star for Life South Africa Peer Education Training Camp

Star for Life Peer Education Training Camp, was held recently at Corner Stone in the North West.        The three day camp was held by, Johannesburg West SFL team, Area Manager Nozipho Mahaye, the Life skills Coaches and MHU (Mobile Health Unit) facilitated the camp activities. As learners and educators Partaken in all group Activities such as, Leadership skills, Communication … Read More

Star for Life South Africa Staff Team Building

Star for Life South Africa, held a three-day Team Building at Bundu Lodge, Nelspruit in Mpumalanga Province this past week. The whole three days was structured to promote team work, better communication and strengthen the mission and vision of the organisation amongst the whole staff. Day 1 started with a brief meeting, introducing new colleagues to the SFL Strategic plan, … Read More

Career Exhibition at Anchor Comprehensive School

SFL Johannesburg West Team, Area Manager Mahaye and Coach Selepe and Khuzwayo conducted a Career Exhibition for the learners of Anchor Comprehensive School. The exhibition was to offer students the opportunity to meet and network with the top local and global organizations, and help learners who are engaged in making career decisions and provide the opportunity. And also, be an … Read More