The MOT Youth Blog

Read the latest posts in The MOT Youth Blog below.

MOT Youth Blogger of the Month: Gloria Bocheletsana Nkgetheleng

Through her poem, Gloria speaks about the pain she felt and even though her pain was visible to others, no one supported her. She shares that she felt alone until she joined an NGO called Lovelife where she learned to speak out. Gloria started her journey with MOT in 2018, when she joined False Bay […]

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MOT Stays Active with Marlon’s Midweek MOTivation Workout (Episode 5 – 8)

Our Programmes and Training Officer, Marlon Van Diemen continues to empower us with simple exercises to keep us staying healthy, fit and on our feet during the lockdown! Starting in April 2020, Marlon has been creating videos of 3 minutes maximum that is posted every Wednesday on our social media platforms. Come on and join […]

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MOT SA’s first-ever Virtual Talent show!

MOT SA’s Virtual Talent show is still in progress and we are yet to choose a winner according to the views, likes, comments and shares. The Talent show is about having fun and being youthful and celebrating our youth’s unique gifts, talents and passions! The entries are from our TVET College Young MOTivators. We are […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month: Darren Maybe

My name is Darren Maybe. I am the eldest of three siblings, residing in the Cape Flats Ottery area, and raised by a single parent. I would like to share my story with you and why I believe that failure is not the end, with the hope that you will be encouraged by this. My […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month: Theo Jacobs

Hello everyone. My name is Theo Jacobs. I was introduced to MOT when I started my first year of High School at COSAT. Being at a new school, I was afraid to speak to others and make friends. In grade 9, I started coming out of my shell and being more confident in myself and […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month: Preston Saayman

Grow and Glow above fear by Preston Saayman View Preston reading the poem live here which he read during our MOT Enthusiasts’ Gathering 6 March 2020 Another day yes, another opportunity to pray Another way to endure my community to sway In the movement of a brighter future a better day Young people, The leaders, […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month: Sara Claasen

Hello Everyone. I am Sara Claasen. I studied at Northlink College, Goodwood Campus. I am a MOT Alumni and have been in the MOT Programme from 2016 – 2017. I have also been trained to be a Young MOTivator. I would like to talk about a quote that really inspired me and would like to […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month: Anna Mloya

Hi MOT family! My name is Anna Mloya, and this is my story 🙂 This is one of the many stories I am open to sharing with you all in hope that it encourages someone to speak up or have the courage to live amid all the craziness life keeps giving us. I come from […]

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MOT SA on Hectic Nine 9

MOT SA was invited for a live TV interview on Thursday, 5 December 2019 with Melody Gwala to celebrate International Volunteer Day. The live interview was attended by Preston Saayman, a recently trained Young MOTivator from Boland College, Caledon Campus, Marlon Van Diemen, Programmes and Training Officer and Julia Duminy, Country Director of MOT SA. […]

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