A powerful partnership to lead the community
10 February 2012 | Sammi-Jo Botha
Damelin West Rand is partnering with Project Hope UK to bring leadership skills to the Munsieville community.
Rupeth Ngobeni, a Damelin career consultant, assisted three members of the Thoughtful Path Leadership Academy, to understand their personality strengths and career preferences, in Tswana.
This workshop is part of an on-going, six month academy, where students are taught various aspects of leadership, in six different workshops.
The workshops include: an introduction to personal computers, building better teams, communication strategies, becoming management material and project management.
Project Hope UK volunteer, Alyson Krucher says, "The goal of Project Hope UK is to cultivate the emerging leaders of Munsieville, who have shown leadership potential through their work in the community, and to create positive role models for the orphaned and other vulnerable children of Munsieville.
"The Leadership Academy hopes to achieve this through its members gaining employment, or obtaining better positions in the workforce."
In addition, Project Hope UK has an expectation that these emerging leaders will remain involved with The Thoughtful Path, by partnering with community initiatives that aim to keep the children of Munsieville safe, healthy and happy.