We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. – Les Brown

A healthy society consists of individuals who are physically, emotionally, spiritually and socially healthy. Empowered, engaged and activated individuals are the parents who raise well-rounded, healthy children. They are the teachers who are motivated and equipped to battle great odds to educate the next generation. They are the entrepreneurs, the employers and the employees who provide for their families and grow our local economies. They are the change agents who drive sustainable, positive transformation in their towns and neighbourhoods.

Ranyaka partners with local service providers to help support people development through:

  • Youth development

  • Life skills training

  • Financial training

  • Showcasing career and training opportunities

  • Providing access to mentorship

  • Supporting people with disabilities

Meet our essay competition winners | Grade 11-12

Meet the winners of group C (grade 11 - 12) in this year's Brain Waves Development essay competition. Two winners share first place - congratulations! Topics include climate change and the effect of Covid-19 on learners' communities. FIRST PRIZE Lebogang Masebulele...

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Meet our essay competition winners | Grade 8-10

Today, we introduce the winners of Group B in the 2020 Brain Waves Development essay competition - proudly sponsored by the Nedbank Proud of my Town programme. All three the winners shared their views on why food production and agriculture matter - especially in the...

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Meet our essay competition winners | Grade 5-7

We are excited to share the winning entries in this year's Brain Waves Development essay competition - proudly sponsored by the Nedbank Proud of my Town programme. The first prize winner in Group A is Thembelihe Mophuthing, a grade 6 learner from Bethany Combined...

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From neglect to nurture

What does one get when you have a large-but-unloved piece of open land, next to a school with a proactive principal, a community that cares and partners with vision? A beautiful transformation that is already unfolding into one that holds the potential to enrich the...

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Hello, Port Elizabeth!

Proud of my Town (PoMT) has spread its wings to the township of Zwide in Port Elizabeth and last week, we had the privilege of working with Ubuntu Pathways to help bring relief to vulnerable families in need. Thanks to the Nedbank Proud of My Town fund in Port...

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COVID-19: Hope in a time of havoc

Image by Alfred Thorpe | Vuurtoring MediaThe year 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history as a year when a pandemic turned the world upside down - bringing disruption, despair and even devastation on a global scale. At the same time, the Proud of my Town team has...

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