Welcome to Southern Africa Youth Project. Let me take you through the tour to see how we transform young women through our Poverty2Job Model

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Visit any of our locations in Gauteng and Limpopo to see the work we do

Call Us at + 27 (0) 11 071 1903        Email: info@southernafricayouth.org

Southern Africa Youth Project is a registered Non Profit Organization with its headquarters based in Johannesburg and has branches all over South Africa’s townships and rural areas

Our Founder Neftaly Malatjie started the organisation at the age of 14 in 2005 with his bold vision to change the way young people in Africa think about themselves and their families.

Taking the youth from Poverty2Jobs

Working with schools and community stakeholders

Transforming one life at a time

See how we change mindsets of the needy and the poor

Taking the Youth from Poverty2Jobs


Youth Development

Community Development

Skills Development


Job Placement



Program 1: Youth Development and Community Development

Youth Development programs have been introduced to address socio economic challenges that are faced by communities where we operate. Issues we address are


– Advice and Referral Services

– After school Care Program

– School Entrepreneurship Development

– Educational Support

– Substance Abuse and Drugs

– Human Rights, Gender and Violence

Program 2: Skills Development & Training

We train young people in IT, Wholesale, Hospitality,  Community Development, Engineering, Welding and Artisans

– Research on all fields

– Learnership Management

– Health & Welfare Training

– Information Technology Training

– Sports, Arts, Culture & Recreation Training

– Environment Training – Entrepreneur Training
– Education Training

Program 3: Job Placement & Entrepreneurship


We place young people into jobs and train young people in entrepreneurship

– Internships

– Learnerships

– Permanent & Temporary Jobs

– Establishment of small businesses