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Read the latest news from MOT South Africa below.

MOT Coach Basic Education 2020

On 28-29 February 2020, MOT SA held its 1st MOT Coaches’ Basic Education for the year with a total of 23 new MOT Coaches! The 2-day retreat was held at Bridges Retreat Centre in Franschhoek. Our partnering High Schools, Community Organisation and TVET College Campuses that were in attendance were: San Souci Girls High School, […]

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MOT Enthusiasts’ Gathering 2020

“Helping Hands” – this was the theme for our first event for 2020 which took place on Friday, 6 March 2020. We hosted our MOT Enthusiasts’ Gathering at our partnering TVET College – False Bay TVET College, Khayelitsha Campus. It was a day well spent reuniting with our MOT Family and meeting new friends. The […]

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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 SA JOINS TWILIGHT RUN TO STAND UP AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

MOT was created to develop youth’s awareness, resilience and courage to stand against bullying, violence and substance abuse. As MOT SA we came together with our Young MOTivators and MOT Youth to stand against the uprising of gender-based violence in our country at the Community Chest Twilight run in December 2019. This was done during […]

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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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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month: Lusanda Mafenuka

I am Lusanda Mafenuka originally from Eastern Cape residing in Atlantis, Western Cape. I was born in Gauteng Province and raised in a small town in Transkei, Eastern Cape called Willowvale. I came to Western Cape to further my studies and enrolled at West Coast TVET College. After graduating, I got the opportunity to work […]

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KFM Telephone Radio Interview

On Wednesday, 31 October we were invited to do a telephone radio interview with KFM 94.5’s radio presenter, Tracey Lange.  Tracey Lange and Office and Social Media Administrator, Jacqueline Carolus chatted about the High Schools, TVET Colleges and Community Organisations that MOT is partnered with and how the programme is run – over a 3 […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month: Raeesha Smith

I am Raeesha Smit and I am fourteen years old. I am in grade nine and I attend Buren High School in Ysterplaat, Brooklyn. I live with my grandmother and grandfather in Brooklyn. I was introduced to MOT at my high school as an extra activity. I was extremely fond of the programmes and the […]

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