Young graduate returns to village to give back to his community

Young graduate returns to village to give back to his community

- A young man has dedicated his life to serving his community

- After graduation he returned home to empower the young and unemployed

- He hosts summits to help improve the living situations of youth in disadvantaged communities

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A young village boy who successfully graduated has gone back to his community to empower the youth. The graduate, who served as a South African Goodwill Ambassador, runs a project aimed at assisting youth from disadvantaged areas in Limpopo.

Karabo J. Sekgale was born and bred in Madumeleng Village. He is a BA Communication Studies graduate and an Awual-Socio Economic Research Institute (ASRI) Alumni. He was selected in 2018 as South African Global Goodwill Ambassador.

Young graduate returns to village to give back to his community

Source: Facebook/Karabo Sekgale
Source: Facebook

The graduate co-founded an advocacy project in the rural-GA Modjadji called Bolobedu Youth Leadership Summit. The project is aimed at advocating for youth empowerment and social justice using art as a form of expression.

He is also currently a Director of a nonprofit organisation called Karabo Sekgale Foundation which assists youth from historically disadvantaged communities in Limpopo with drafting of CVs, applying for jobs and transport money to go to interviews.

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His NGO plans to host its 3rd Summit on 23 December 2019 at Mashutti Country Lodge in Tzaneen. The Summit will look into finding solutions to the challenging circumstances faced by the young people in the area. The initiative will focus on developing their personal and leadership traits whilst doing away with social ills.

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