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Smaller Pieces of a Bigger Puzzle

W4C Founder Tim Conibear blogs about Thera – a W4C participant attached to a Kuyasa gang. It´s been a long while since I was last called into a Headmaster´s office. It´s nice to know the feeling remains the same: feeling dwarfed by the man opposite you, sinking into the chair shrouded by an immediate sense […]

A Cure for Aids?

Apish is head of coaching for the Waves for Change programme. He is also currently completing the Laureus Sport for Good YES programme, for young leaders in South Africa. His hero is Steve Biko, hence the title of his blog. Waves for Change is making waves among the dusty streets of Masiphumelele. It is making […]

With Good Supporters The Sky is the Limit

Sam blogs from the coach training day held at Table Mountain last week. Some people say they can do it on their own. I was always one of these people, I always believed I never needed support, but what I have come to learn this week is that however strong you think you are, there […]

Laureus Visit

Apish Blogs on Laureus Visit Greetings world! My name is Apish Tshetsha born in Eastern Cape and raised in Western Cape. I live in Masi shortened from ‘’Masiphumelele’’ meaning we should succeed, Masi is a township about 40 kilometers from Cape Town. It is a multiracial township where people are moving in different directions in […]

Laureus Sport for Good Foundation Bring the Stars To Waves For Change Monwabisi

Tuesday 31st July saw the first official visit to the Waves for Change programme from our partners at the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. Held at Monwabisi beach, the day involved a visit from international explorer Mike Horn and his 35 young explorers drawn from all the corners of the globe. Mike is a Laureus […]

Agent of Change 2012 @ SA National Surf Awards

Waves for Change just won the Agent of Change Award at the SA National Surfing Awards, held in Durban. Apish was present to collect the award, along with Tim. Its great to have a bit of industry recognition for the programme, hopefully it will help us attract key equipment sponsors for the future. We´re on […]

Apish Flies to Durbs

Waves for Change coach Apish Tshetsha has headed off to Durban to take part in the Laureus Sport for Good YES training. The training is split into 2 parts and sees top coaches from Laureus funded projects from around South Africa come together for two 10 day trainings in youth leadership and programme development. We […]