Who are we?

Who are we?

We are a Non-profit Association and resource network for schools, communities and youth care workers who are passionate about serving young people through high quality mentoring programs.

Our board of directors are all passionate about Youth Development

  • Gert van der Merwe is our Managing director. He is Passionate about  the fundamentals of how we develop into healthy individuals.
  • John Montsho – Principal at a high school in Pretoria &  Director of Training & Advocacy. He is passionate about creating the context where education will work.
  • Elizabeth Mokotong – director of Advocacy and a member of the EXCO. She is passionate about social development and is still a social worker at heart.
  • Nontobeko Ndlovu – Director of marketing. She is a networker of note and passionate about making a difference in the lives of youth in every corner of our society.
  • Adel Liston is a Facilitator, assessor & moderator. She is passionate about facilitating self-discovery and finding the answers to the meaning of life.
  • Lea Lourens  – Director at fundraising & marketing. She is a real go-getter! She is passionate about getting this message across: The Youth is the Future!

Join our community! Sign up and we’ll guide you through a step-by-step process to ensure your specific needs are met and your mentor program is customized to your context.  Our passion is to help you make sure the youth under your influence receive the best possible mentoring.

From high impact programming and effective one-on-one mentoring skills to whole school culture change and evidence-based research, all the resources, connections and knowledge is available to you as part of an ever-growing community.

The Youth is the Future
and the Future is Now