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

Granted contribution from I-TECH

Star for Life is happy and proud to announce that we have been awarded 2.2 million SEK to our mobile health clinic in Namibia by the American organization I-Tech. (International Training and Education Center for Health.) Our health interventions are an invaluable part of our regular work in schools and this funding means that we can further develop our Mobile … Read More

Word Aids Day campaign

Star For Life held it’s World Aids Day campaign on the 4 th of December 2018 with the theme #knowYourStatus. It is an opportunity for people world wide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people with HIV and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Aim is to bring peoples attention to … Read More

Danish Countess makes artist debut for Star for Life

Photo: Marie Alvehagen Countess Alexandra, former Princess Alexandra in Denmark, made her debut at a private event at Malmö Arenas 10th anniversary in November. Her song “Wash me Away” was written during Star for Lifes songwriter camp in South Africa. Countess Alexandra has always had an interest in singing and in a short time she has wanted to debut as … Read More

Art & Crafts festival

13 Primary schools participated in this year’s Star for Life Primary Schools Arts festival, which was held at Phumlani hall in Hluhluwe. The theme of the festival was “let’s celebrate our identity”, with the aim of creating a platform where our young stars can celebrate their cultural diversity and showcase their talents. The festival promotes and boosts self-esteem and confidence … Read More

Daughters of Africa – a new project

Star for Life, together with Hand in Hand, has received funding from the Postkodlottery in Sweden to strengthen the activities in a total of 88 schools in South Africa and Namibia over the next three years. The overall objective of the project is to promote gender equality between boys and girls and the project is divided into three different themes: … Read More

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

Youth Dialogue & Empowerment Workshop

Eight Star for Life schools from Ubombo and Mkuze took part in this year’s Youth Dialogue and Empowerment workshop at Ghost Mountain inn, Mkuze. The aim of the dialogue is to challenge learners to discuss issues affecting them as youth in school and community, and come up with possible solutions to help alleviate those problems. Through this method, leadership and … Read More