#WESSAOMY is a WESSA-driven programme which mobilises and engages South African youth to actively participate in achieving sustainable development agendas.

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The Wessa One Million Youth initiative is an exciting new WESSA project which strategically coordinates youth work and provides a platform for youth to network and access information. The initiative strives toward the greatest positive impact for the biggest possible number of young people in the country.

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Youth Opinions

  • My first step was to select science and mathematics subjects that would allow me to access the career path that I wanted and give me options, incase I changed my mind. It is always important to research the requirements of the qualifications that will lead to what you want to become. more..

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    Lumko Mboyi
    Project Manager, WESSA
  •  I started as an intern at Greenpeace Africa, that’s when I had my first solo project with a school in Melville, Johannesburg. I then moved to be the mobilization assistant and volunteer coordinator where I managed volunteer from Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and Kenya. more..

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    Reatlegile Lekalakala
    Project Manager, WESSA
  • I studied Bachelor of Environmental Sciences at University of Venda. During my studies I co-founded Student Environmental Associated focused on environmental education and awareness within the university and the surrounding areas including schools. After completing my studies I got a job as an Intern Scientist. more..

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    Tebogo Rangoato
    Environmental Officer Production

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