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Organisation-Hands-On (OHO) is a nonprofit organisation based in Modimolle, Limpopo, South Africa. It was established on the 3rd of November 2011 and registered as a legal entity on the 4th of July 2013. OHO advocates for the development of youth and their participation on redressing the wrongs of the past and addressing the persistent challenges to youth development on the African continent.

Challenges such as, general poverty, high rate of youth unemployment and joblessness, high drop-out rates and inadequate skills development, teenager pregnancy, high rate of youth violence and substance abuse, lack of access to sporting and cultural opportunities, exclusion of and inadequate employment, environmental renewal and services for disabled youth are included

Organisation Hands On envisions, an Africa in which young people and their communities not only enjoy and contribute to their full social, political and economic potential, but also recognize their responsibilities to develop and build a better Africa for all.

Keys to our success

Network of Support

OHO has a strong network of support with the Department of Education, communities, private business, Department of Social development and the justice system.

Regular Training Programs

We conduct regular training programmes for both staff and volunteer mentors improving their ability to become successful mentors and communicators.

Effective fundraising campaigns

OHO launches regular and effective fundraising campaigns to ensure the continued expansion of the organisation’s programmes.

Constant Monitoring

We continually monitor the effectiveness of our programmes to ensure that the prograims remain current and effective throughout its lifespan.

Message from the mayor

A Message of support from the Honourable Mayor of the Modimolle Mookgopong Local Municipality, Marlene van Staden.

Our primary market focus

01 – The Youth
Youth, ages 16-35 who are overcoming stresses in their lives such as poverty, abusive situations, unstable homes, unemployment, teenage pregnancy and substance abuse.

02 – Families
Families, where mentors work with the surrounding environment of mentees, such as their family life. Here mentors act as an objective but caring soundingboard to the issues experienced by mentees.

03 – Under developed schools
Under developed schools where private businesses, NGO’s, individuals and other developed schools can adopt poor schools and sponsor them according to their needs.

Our Team

Lesetja Ronald Makgetha

Founder, President & Grant Co-ordinator

Paul Shovote

Interventions Manager

Juda Thakadu Molekoa

Intervention Coordinator

Machoene Fisha

Intervention Coordinator

Morongwa Welma Thokolo

Intervention Coordinator

Annah Malepe

Office Admin

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