We have the children and teen elect their representatives to form a governing structure to assist with planning, implementing and assessing Teboho Trust programmes and activities. We also teach them about democracy and governance as well as develop their leadership skills. They elect from among their peers the following:
Young Creators is a registered an arts and crafts cooperative (legal enterprise where the children / teens are the shareholders of the enterprise). Children and teens are provided training on arts and crafts skills, business skills and personal drive. The young creators are also the managers of the enterprise in order to cover the eight basic business functions. Entrepreneurs and authors and professors provide technical support and incubation to the young people.
Assist children / teens with housing, food, social / psycho counseling, part-time work for those 18 and older, obtaining legal documents (e.g., death certificates of deceased parent / guardian, Birth Certificates and SA ID Book) and medical attention. We also seek legal professionals when their human rights have been violated.