News

Read the latest news from MOT South Africa below.

Courage to Care Day Stories

For Courage to Care Day, we challenged our MOT Youth to write stories of random acts of kindness that they’ve experienced. Courage to Care Day is a day where we, as the whole MOT family, celebrate by doing an act or many acts of kindness that will make the world a warmer and safer place. […]

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Inspiring 6-week Radio Series with Cape Pulpit

We officially kicked off the first week of our 6-week radio series with Radio Cape Pulpit for their 180 degrees show, which took place from August – October 2021. Their 180 degrees series focuses on youth and takes place every Monday from 19:00-20:00. Our first guest in the studio was our Young MOTivator and winner of […]

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Our 1st Virtual MOT Coaches’ Refresher Workshop done and dusted!

On 22 July we hosted our very first successful virtual MOT Coaches’ Refresher Workshop with a total of 22 MOT Coaches! We are super excited for the time ahead and are incredibly proud of the passion and energy our MOT Coaches continue to display. This gives us hope in bringing out the potential of the youth. […]

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Welcome to the MOT Office and MOT Family!

We officially welcome Viola Manuel this month to the MOT Office as the new Country Director who is the successor of the lovely Julia Benjamin.  We look forward to even more great experiences and the expertise you will bring to the table. Viola is an accomplished senior executive in both strategy and implementation, has sat on […]

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MOT SA hosts its 12th Annual General Meeting and Award Ceremony

On 30 July, MOT SA held its 12th Annual General Meeting and 2nd Virtual Meeting to 65 participants, both locally and internationally. The AGM was attended by MOT Coaches, MOT Youth, Board Members Partners, Funders and Potential Funders and Partners. The theme for our 12th AGM was #Courage2Rise, which means to rise above one’s circumstances, […]

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MOT SA honours Young Leader for being Courageous

In the spirit of honouring those who show courage in their daily lives and Youth Month, MOT honoured a young man who they deemed worthy of a special award. During MOT SA’s 12th AGM, the organisation honoured Darren Maybe, a Young MOTivator (MOT Youth Leader) who is the current vice-chairperson of the SRC at False […]

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Nominees Request for Are Hovstad Award

Have you nominated someone for The Are Hovstad Award yet? The Are Hovstad Award was initiated in 2018 to pay tribute to Are Hovstad for the establishment of MOT in South Africa, his contribution and support of MOT, and his love for the betterment of the youth in South Africa! Are was a founding member […]

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Over 50 youth empowered with Courage through our MOT Life Skills Programme

We are excited to share that in April, we have empowered over 50 Youth with Courage through our partnership with JP21 Foundation – founder being our MOT Brand Ambassador and Former Professional Cricket Player, JP Duminy through their Cricket Skills Holiday Programme. The purpose of the holiday programme is to empower our future cricket stars […]

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List of how to assist with #CapeTownFires

During the early hours of yesterday morning – 18 April, a vegetation fire broke out in Cape Town, traveling towards the University of Cape Town, causing damage to the UCT library, residences, and the upper campus. This resulted in the evacuation of all students. Rhodes Memorial has been affected as well. We have prepared a […]

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