Category Archives: Youth Worker Stories


“Project GROW has helped me to rethink my approach to youth work.”  Lilian is not originally from South Africa, but moved there several years ago from Kenya to further her career. Volunteering with young women has given her a sense of belonging in her new country.    “Project GROW has allowed me to learn from other […]


“I can see with new eyes why our one-to-one approach to empower young women is so valuable.”  Emma is a recent graduate living in Lagos, Nigeria. Like so many other young Nigerian students, she found both her national service and time studying both exciting and challenging. Studying whilst living in crowded dorms with little space […]