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Future Leaders Camp

All NAG efforts and staff members have been focused on preparing and running the first Future Leaders’ (FL) camp since the arrival of new recruits. The camp started on Saturday 24 September and ended on Wednesday 28 September. The number of FLs on the programme has increased substantially, going from 45 to 76, to ensure extensive …

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Lessons for the Future

I joined NAG in 2012 as a future leader. This was the first exposure I received in working with community-based organisations (CBOs). The ins and outs of their operations and seeing first-hand how much effort and time the old ladies put into running their CBOs and partnering with NAG in an attempt to develop their rural …

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Dear South Africa

As promised at the end of 2015, our visitor from Germany documented her time with the Network Action Group (NAG) and has written a letter to share her experiences. She spent 3 weeks in the field with NAG staff and future leaders. We definitely enjoyed having her with us as she was willing to get …

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Travelling Stranger

NAG office has been a hub for visitors in recent months; from other local Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) like Ubunye Foundation, to Italians, Irishmen and now a German-Austrian. Uschi landed on South African shores on Saturday 14 November and has been thrown right into the thick of NAG affairs. Coming from a well-traveled background across North …

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Self-Actualization

Psychosocial Meeting at Mzumbe Everything has a starting point, and every life has a beginning but our beginnings are never the same. Though everyone has the potential to create their own life story and carve their path, we must always remember that the tools we have been handed are not the same. Some people are …

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The Journey Must Go On.

Life Skills graduation with Nelly. It has been four months since the future leaders team refreshed the program and added some crucial elements to its content. The last four months have proven to be an exceptional period for both the Future Leaders and the staff team. Ploughing through uncharted territory has proved to be both …

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Life Skills Camp

We held a Future Leaders Life Skills camp last week. I will let two of the Future leaders share their experience versus their expectations. I am Mary Dube from Izingolweni. When we were invited to camp as Future Leaders there was a sense of reluctance as some of us are primary care givers in our …

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