Introducing our 2018 Year Beyond Programme Team

Zintle graduated from Inkenkwezi High School in Dunoon in 2015.

She worked at Checkers during 2016 as a packer.

In 2017, she was part of an after-school art pilot project at Sophakama Primary School.

Unfortunately, this project lost its funding and her role ended. Zintle’s favourite pastime is reading, so is perfectly suited to being a YEBO volunteer. Her dream is to become a Grade R teacher.

Mila (Somila) graduated in 2015. She worked as an assistant at a funeral insurance company.

She heard about the YEBO programme on the radio and her application was accepted. Mila lives in Nyanga with her aunt and two cousins. Reading is also her favourite pastime. Her dream is to become a journalist.

Sindi (Sindiswa) graduated in 2011. She was studying a B.A. degree in Psychology at UWC.

Unfortunately she had to drop out in her fourth year due to financial difficulties, a death in her family and a pregnancy.

Her favourite activity is working with people and seeing them happy. She has a two year old son and would love to work at the UN Greenpeace organisation.

Uyanda graduated in 2017 from Walmer Secondary School in Woodstock.

She heard about YEBO through a friend. Uyanda loves painting and would like to be an architect.

Thando graduated from Inkenkwezi High School in Dunoon in 2017.

He lives with his parents and is an only child. He loves sports, especially soccer and rugby. His dream is to become a horticulturist or a high school teacher.

Lucy (Lusanda) graduated in 2017 at a school in Gugelethu.

She heard about YEBO through a friend. Lucy lives in Nyanga with her granny and her aunt.

We wish our young volunteers all good luck for their year with Sophakama Primary School and hope it helps them along towards their dreams.

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