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Read the latest news from MOT South Africa below.

We welcome 26 newly trained MOT Coaches to the MOT Family!

In March, MOT SA hosted its first MOT Coaches’ Basic Education for the year at Fairmount Second School in Grassy Park. A total of 26 participants: principals, educators, social workers, and community volunteers have been trained as MOT Coaches from Fairmount, Zeekoevlei and Lotus High Schools, and in addition three community organizations: JP21 Foundation, Amy […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month – Aydon Zinzan Jantjies

My name is Aydon Zinzan Jantjies and I am a confident fun-loving young adult that loves all things positive. In the year 2018, I had the opportunity to attend the Young MOTivators Education. I was amongst 10 of my classmates that were youth leaders in my class. At the camp, our walls were broken down. […]

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Farewell to MOT’s Founder, Atle Vårvik

Please read the letter written by Atle here We’d like to bid farewell to our MOT Father and the founder of MOT, Atle Vårvik, who has officially retired. Atle was the idea man behind MOT and along with 3 other Norwegian top sportsmen founded MOT in 1997 and now MOT is in 5 Countries: Norway, […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month – Caleb Mutombo

Check out his video below as he leaves us with an encouraging message for the year to learn from our mistakes and focus on how you can improve on them instead of focusing on the negatives. This also aligns with our MOT Tool – the Flashlights which means to shine the torch on the positives […]

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Courage to Care Day – 2020

We are proud to share that even though the world was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, our MOT Family was still able to do 4 Courage to Care Day projects. What is Courage to Care Day? Courage to Care Day is a day that is celebrated annually by our MOT Family and it is all […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month: Marshall Bantom

This poem as written and recited by our Young MOTivator, Marshall Bantom who shares his frustration at how some men are treating women and wants to get his voice heard: Hi there! My name is MarshallI just felt like getting something off my heartI couldn’t sleep and I feel it’s something I have to speak […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month began on Thursday, 1 October and ends on Saturday, 31 October and is a yearly campaign that aims to increase the awareness of the disease, educate and offer support to those that are affected by breast cancer. DID YOU KNOW? Breast Cancer is one of the most common cancers in South […]

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Celebrating Global Dignity Month

Hundreds of thousands will be celebrating Global Dignity day on 21 October all around the world, which is celebrated annually and organized by international non-profit Global Dignity. What is Global Dignity Day? Dignity Day is a day which inspires many to make a positive impact on themselves and others, by recognizing their self-worth, recognizing their […]

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MOT Youth Blogger of the Month – Richard Carlo Storm Juries

Our MOT Youth, Ricardo Juries shares his story of living his truth, accepting himself and following his dream by singing. Ricardo used his many trials and experiences and turned it into a positive one by singing. He also recently debuted his song – Good Enough that speaks of self-love and self-acceptance. He stresses the importance […]

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