Welcome to Educo Africa

Educo Africa is a youth development organisation. The first phase of the programme uses wilderness experiential learning as a profound platform for young people to experience their inherent potential. The second phase is a youth movement supporting young people in living their potential, with a specific focus on social and environmental wellbeing.

Some of our programmes

Sisonke Programme – Heal and grow

Being on this programme has taught me that most of my weaknesses are now becoming my strengths not to fail.

Partnering with institutions that open up educational and economic opportunities for young people from low-income backgrounds

Ukuzazi Programme – Optimize opportunity

Partnering with institutions that open up educational and economic opportunities for young people from low-income backgrounds

Being on this programme has taught me that most of my weaknesses are now becoming my strengths not to fail.

Sihambela Phambili – Lead and give back

Transferring the learning into practice and action, Sihambela Phambili encourages alumni of programmes

One of the most important impacts is that since I have been part of SP I have realised some of the most capabilities that I was not aware of or that were suppressed…

In the News

Educo Africa is a youth development organisation. The first phase of the programme uses wilderness experiential learning as a profound platform for young people to experience their inherent potential. The second phase is a youth movement supporting young people in living their potential, with a specific focus on social and environmental wellbeing.

“A lot has changed since I came back from the course, my self-esteem, self- confidence ,communication ,these are one of my strengths which I didn’t have before I went to Educo Africa programme.”

Beneficiary

“It sounds cliché but it was truly life altering for me. I’m going back to the US a more open, vulnerable and strong person because of this course and the people I met.”

Beneficiary

“Life changing there’s no other way to experience another culture the way Educo Africa facilitates this course. The program has way of shedding light on everyone’s similarities first so participants can build connections and then talk about differences from a place of curiosity and engagement.”

Beneficiary

“Experimental learning the programme teaches one to look at themselves and then others and use those inner strength to assist others.”

Beneficiary

Overwhelming enlightening. In everyday life you don’t often have time to listen to body, mind and spirit. The wilderness experience allowed me to chance to get back to listening to myself. It gave me permission to let go and feel emotions that I have buried down for months. It freed me from myself.”

Beneficiary

“Absolutely wonderful some searching experience. I’ve learned so much about myself and ways to take this learning back with me to America.”

Beneficiary

October Newsletter 2016!

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