FTG Lifeskills Tag

Growing the Psychological Capital (PsyCap) and leadership skills of Community Leaders

Scatec is an integrated, independent power producer delivering affordable and sustainable energy worldwide. A frontrunner in renewable energy, Scatec develops, builds, owns and operates power plants across emerging markets. Sustainability is integrated into Scatec’s operating model. Considering this, Scatec recognises the importance of developing rewarding long-term...

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StudyTrust students Thrive! despite COVID-19

For over 45 years, StudyTrust (a national bursary organisation) has empowered youth by connecting high-potential learners with bursary opportunities. Its founding is centered on the conviction that potential is equally distributed in the population, and making opportunities and support available to all is key to...

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Urban farmers grow their Lifeskills with the help of the Free To Grow Foundation

In support of Abalimi Bezekhaya, a development organisation committed to the advancement of impoverished groups in the greater Cape Town Area, the Free To Grow Foundation sponsored 22 community members, from Khayelitsha, to attend FTG Lifeskills. The workshop was rolled out as part of an...

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Dr Mamphela Ramphele headlines FTG’s Conference with a conversation on “Mindset: the missing link to transformation”

  “Africa is a place of stories, and storytelling is a gift from the cradle of humanity. I would like to start our conversation today with a story,” began Dr Mamphela Ramphele as she set the scene as keynote speaker at Free To Grow’s annual conference...

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Golf 4 Life: Helping SAGDB ‘Build the Game, Grow the Nation’

Golf 4 Life, Free To Grow’s 2-day personal development programme for youth, travels across the country in partnership with the South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) to deliver on their vision of deepening their touch on the youth through growing their psychological capital (PsyCap). [caption id="attachment_18822"...

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Making Dreams a Reality: De Beers Zimele celebrates empowered entrepreneurs

De Beers Zimele Kleinzee Hub recently celebrated the growth of their SMME clients who enrolled during 2018 for training, support and mentorship. Zimele, which means ‘standing on one’s own feet’ in Zulu, is the name of De Beer’s internationally recognised socio-economic development programme that empowers entrepreneurs...

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StudyTrust partners with Free To Grow to empower SA’s youth

Established in 1974, StudyTrust is a national bursary organisation that has its roots in the moral and personal support of its bursary holders. Central to its founding is the conviction that potential is equally distributed in the population and that making opportunities and support available...

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FTG helps MathMoms empower women to become catalysts of change in their communities

As the old Chinese Proverb says, “it is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness”. Passionate about adding value to people’s lives, our purpose is to empower people from the inside, by strengthening their psychological capital (PsyCap), consisting of hope, optimism, resilience...

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