Sobre nosotros

Soweto Youth Initiative es una organización comunitaria registrada. Fundada en 1999 por Julius Odero como un club scout llamado "Soweto Club". Más tarde, a medida que la organización creció más allá del movimiento scout, cambió de nombre hasta llegar al que presenta actualmente. Su objetivo principal es nutrir y empoderar a la comunidad, a los jóvenes y a las personas discapacitadas para que todos puedan convertirse en ciudadanos responsables a través del desarrollo social, físico y espiritual.

Charles Mwangi


My name is Charles Mwangi (a.k.a Rio) and I am 28 years old. I'm the second born in a family of 3 children, born and raised in Soweto. Completed my high school studies in 2009 and later in 2012 did a deejaying course and in 2013 I started playing music at some clubs till today. My childhood was not that easy because it was only my dad who was doing casual laborer jobs to provide for our family. At the moment I am doing deejaying to cater for my bills. I am married but don’t have kids yet. What motivates me is to help the kids achieve what I didn’t achieve when I was a kid. I always feel great every time I see kids smiling at our organization. One day I would like to wake up and find out that Soweto Youth Initiative has built a fully equipped village polytechnic to empower the youths and young mothers as well as all of the kids that don’t attend school because they have problems paying the school fees.

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