Lesedi la Batho (meaning "light for the people") is a faith-based NGO operating a multi-faceted community centre in Mabopane, South Africa with the vision to uplift and equip unemployed youth and vulnerable women to become purposeful and self-sustaining.
Our programs include among others:
- Free skills training courses to motivate and equip community members
- Job placement assistance to reduce unemployment in our area.
- Social Enterprise Development, through which we strive to be a catalyst for social entrepreneurship and economic growth in Mabopane.
- Youth development in Local Schools to empower youth with the knowledge needed to make positive choices about their emotional and physical wellbeing.
- Ratang Day Care Centre to provide an opportunity for young mothers to continue their high school education.
- Community outreach & Social Relief to provide the most basic needs for those most in need.
- Women Empowerment, with a program to empower survivors of GBV.