Designed for university undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students of various disciplines between the ages of 18 and 25, the Youth Empowerment program brings global mentors to work with the students of the OHS GIFTED Community in Cape Town, South Africa. The Greatness Initiative for Township Educational Development (GIFTED) is an education initiative designed to empower young people through education, founded by OHS in the Cape Town township of Imizamo Yethu in 2012.
Youth Empowerment mentors work with students to improve their general Math and English Literacy skills, while also focusing on other areas of the Arts, sports, and life skills.
Empower youth through small-group academic mentorship and extra-curricular activities.
Meet activists, leaders, and innovators and broaden your understanding of the cultural context your working in.
Engage in meaningful dialogue, seminars, and panel discussions with our international team and network.
Tax deductible up to 88% for US residents, the program fee is not refundable. Members have the option making a single payment upon acceptance, or several monthly payments while fundraising.
|Youth Empowerment||1 week||$1900|
|Youth Empowerment||2 week||$3400|
|Youth Empowerment||4 week||$5000|
One Heart Source methodically designs experiences that connect, educate, and inspire. Our programs are safe and meaningful, and include:
Delicious local and international cuisine
Secure, modern, fully-furnished apartment-style units
24-hour on-call support for health emergency. On-call security at accommodation
Trips to broaden your cultural understanding
Our international staff all have previous experience abroad
On-site training sessions to ramp you up quickly and effectively
Airport pick-up and drop-off, and all program-related trips
Easily communicate domestically and internationally
Teaching and art supplies
Airfare, travel insurance, passport, and visa (for non US-citizens) are not included in the program fee but are required for participation.
We are currently accepting applications for 2018. Positions are limited, apply today!