Search Results for Tag: mentoring
At home on the streets of Birmingham
Birmingham’s youth got a bad wrap after the 2011 riots. Rochelle Roberts is determined to win back her generation’s reputation. She mentors her peers who are trapped in drug-dealing and violence – but want to change.
Listen to the report by Ashley Byrne in Birmingham:
DateTuesday 22.01.2013 | 14:10
Opening doors for Cape Town kids
According to Jonathan Jansen, a renowned professor at the University of the Free State, thousands of children fail in South Africa’s poor education system every year. However, 26-year-old Lonwabo and several other young men are trying to counter that with a non-profit organization they founded, called Unako. They provide mentorship to school children and also help schools in poor communities to build libraries.
Listen to the report by Faatimah Hendricks in Cape Town:
DateTuesday 11.09.2012 | 12:19
German student becomes inspirational mentor
This week, Generation Change focuses on Jens Hagel, a third year medical student in Berlin. Even though Jens works night shifts at a Berlin hostel to support his studies, he also finds time to coach Ibrahim, a 16 year old pupil who needs his help for school. The two were brought together by ROCKYOURLIFE, an organization that matches up university students with under-privileged pupils, for one-on-one academic assistance and support.
Listen to the report by Leah McDonnell:
To learn more about this mentoring program, visit rockyourlife.net.
DateTuesday 29.11.2011 | 17:37