Joza Youth Hub Open Day 2019

Every year the organisations of the Joza Youth Hub get together for a day and showcase their work. The fun-filled day was led by Sindi from Upstart as MC. She guided us through the day with huge enthusiasm and motivated the visitors to take part in different competitions. AMP showed off their band skills and Read more about Joza Youth Hub Open Day 2019[…]

2018 awarenet highlights

Check out some of the highlights of the awarenet year 2018! In February we reached our 500th member of the Open Lab and our teacher’s course was SETA accredited: 500th member of awarenet Open Lab! awarenet Teacher’s course accredited! In April we taught teachers doing a postgraduate degree at Rhodes University the use of Power Read more about 2018 awarenet highlights[…]

The 2nd Joza Youth Hub Open Day 2017

On the first of April, we invited the community to spend the morning at the Joza Youth Hub to get an impression of the work of the various different organizations. Every partner prepared an activity showcasing what the organization is offering to the youth. Thanks to donations from local businesses and the Communicative Ecology project Read more about The 2nd Joza Youth Hub Open Day 2017[…]

Let’s sing and dance for peace!

The awarenet Peace Day Concert took place at Noluthando Hall on the 28th of September. Since August, our awarenet students have been busy creating their own lyrics, melodies and choreographies for the annual Peace Day Concert. Corinne Cooper from Rhodes Music Department and Zukani Budaza from Sonic Art Studio taught the children musical skills and Read more about Let’s sing and dance for peace![…]

The New Dreamteam.

Last year in December, one of our two German volunteers, Kim Niemann, decided to leave the VSA to continue his voluntary service at Cape Mental Health in Cape Town. Read more about his reasons to leave Grahamstown here on our blog. Even though we are one person short now, we will still be able to Read more about The New Dreamteam.[…]

Welcome to the Joza Youth Hub Fun Day and Bazaar!

On the 6th of February, we hosted our very first Fun Day and Bazaar at the Joza Youth Hub. There were food stalls, arts and crafts, good music and lots of fun activities for the kiddies. We also opened our office for the public to learn more about the Village Scribe Association and the awarenet Read more about Welcome to the Joza Youth Hub Fun Day and Bazaar![…]

Starting 2016 with a BANG!

We have many plans for the new year and did not hesitate to get started. The kids are back at school and we are back at the office. Many of our learners from last year have finished school or went to another school which means that at the moment we are busy recruiting new students who are Read more about Starting 2016 with a BANG![…]

The Cripple is healed

“I was once cripple but now I can walk!” 6 months from now, the Joza Youth Hub Computer Lab was just finished, made ready for use. Fourteen computers, fully functional and in good condition, so it seemed until two computers were dysfunctional/ broken … These two computers just decided to go without a word or Read more about The Cripple is healed[…]

The Joza Youth Hub has its own aerial mast now!

We are proud to announce that last Saturday, the aerial mast at the Joza Youth Hub was erected to serve the partners in the Hub and their customers – the learners of Joza, Grahamstown. The 12 m mast is a 165 kg galvanised steel lattice. The partners in the Joza Hub will use it to Read more about The Joza Youth Hub has its own aerial mast now![…]