national youth development agency

Brand South Africa plays its part in building the township economy

According to IOL, almost half of South Africa's urban population lives in townships, representing hundreds of billions of rands in spending power in the...

Encouraging Youth Owned Small Business Development for Job Creation and Economic Growth

Brand South Africa, through its long standing partnership with Grow Supplier ZA™ collaborated with the Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA), Rand Water Foundation and...

Tshepo10K: inspiring South African youth with skills

The youth of Tshwane, with the help of the municipality and other public and private players, have rolled up their sleeves and are participating more meaningfully in the economy through the Tshepo10K employment skills project.

South Africa turns to cinema to build young entrepreneurs

Thousands of learners in South Africa are taking part in an initiative set up to boost youth entrepreneurship and economic development. Called Step Up 2 a Start Up II, it offers skills, a toolkit and entry into the Maker-preneur of the Year Competition, with bursaries up for grabs.

Young South Africans pushed to take a stand

The National Youth Development Agency has taken to social media to motivate young people to lead by example. This initiative is part of Youth Month commemorations to remind today's youth of those of 1976.

South Africa teams up with Mara Mentor

Young South Africans will benefit from a partnership between the Mara Mentor initiative and the National Youth Development Agency. Hands were shaken on the deal on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum on Africa, where Team South Africa is participating in key sessions.

R2.7-billion youth fund launched

The National Youth Development Agency, Industrial Development Corporation and Small Enterprise Finance Agency have launched a R2.7-billion Youth Fund aimed at creating millions of sustainable jobs in the country.

Transnet hub boost for small business

State company Transnet will invest over R2-billion in the newly launched Transnet enterprise development hub, which aims to expand opportunities for South Africa's smaller enterprises and new business entrants.

Private sector ‘key’ to youth jobs plan

The National Youth Development Agency has called on employers to support the Youth Employment Accord, a government-led multi-partner initiative aimed at tackling the economic challenges facing young South Africans.

Think Beyond

Think Beyond is a philanthropic fraternity that uses inspirational rhetoric and pop culture to encourage and inspire the youth to become ambassadors of social transformation