Young Life Program (YLP) Is design to assist teenagers- aged 13 – 18 years- who are faced with daily challenges of poverty, low health care and weak support systems – into adulthood.
The program seeks to nurture and develop young people into productive and responsible adults. Its primary focus is to alleviate the challenges that are currently faced by teenagers’ in Lehae by providing a series of daily workshops which are balanced between educating, counselling, skills development and life skills.
Young Life Program (YLP) will serve youth residing in Lehae; these households have a low LSM- earning a combined household income of less than R2000 per month. Due to the high rate of HIV/AIDS-related deaths in the area many of these youths are the heads of their households or cared for by their elderly grandparents. All youths aged between 13 and 18 years are eligible to join the program- regardless of gender or HIV/AIDS status.