Category Archive: News

Yewande Austin Visits Stepping Stones International

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  • 10
    Jan
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Stepping Stones International (SSI) was proud to have renowned international musician and inspirational speaker, Yewande Austin engage with our youth. Yewande visited our site in Mochudi along with her “Soldiers of Change” which included young students from select Universities around The United States. The entourage arrived by bus with a passionate, music-filled message of hope. […]

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Cuban Flavour Hits SSI

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  • 08
    Sep
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Stepping Stones International (SSI) was proud to have H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Arencibia Corrales & The Cuban Embassy in Botswana visit and share elements of Cuban Culture. Dance and music is a huge part of Cuba’s very colourful and buoyant culture and that was very evident in what turned out to be an amazing experience […]

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Bishop Setlalekgosi Mass Kicks off SSI’s 10 Year Celebration (SLIDE SHOW).

Emeritus Bishop Boniface Setlalekgosi, Stepping Stones International 10 year celebration
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  • 02
    Feb
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Stepping Stones International (SSI) hosted a special church service celebrated by Emeritus Bishop Boniface Setlalekgosi in appreciation of the instrumental role which St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Mochudi played in its founding in 2006. Ten years ago, Bishop Setlalekgosi and the Parish Council of St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church donated land adjacent to the church for […]

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FACET Leadership Programme Graduation (2015) Marks the Beginning of a Bright Future for SSI Youth.

Stepping Stones International leadership , life skills , FACET
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  • 16
    Dec
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“Finding the Leader Within (FTLW)” programme participants in our class of 2015 are now open to world of possibilities as they can proudly say they have taken a big step towards unlocking their full potential. Pilane Lodge in Rasesa was the stage for Stepping Stones International’s (SSI) 2015 FTLW graduation ceremony. Funded and supported by […]

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Non-State Actor Programme to use Drama Therapy to Improve the Lives of Orphans

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  • 08
    Dec
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Stepping Stones International (SSI) supported by the Government of Botswana and The European Union are to launch The Non-State Actors (NSA) Programme in collaboration with stakeholders to improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) ages 12+ in three areas of Botswana. The project titled “Weaving a web” aims at enhancing services, support and […]

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Barclays Bank, Skillshare Intl and SSI Bring Financial Literacy to Francistown Youth.

Aflateen Barclays
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  • 27
    Oct
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Stepping Stones International (SSI) has already seen great results with it’s Barclays Bank funded, Aflateen Income Generation Programme. The programme has successfully installed budding programmes in local schools in The Kgatleng District, Botswana. Aflateen is a social and financial literacy programme specially adapted for teens to empower themselves to become self-sustaining in their personal lives […]

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SSI and Baylor Children’s Clinic build for the future with pioneering Leadership Programme.

Baylor Childrens Clinic Botswana
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  • 31
    Aug
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Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence (Baylor) has expanded their blossoming partnership with Stepping Stones International (SSI). Under the FACET “Finding the Leader Within” Leadership Programme, SSI has been able to provide a seed grant, programming materials and guidance to Baylor enabling them to support out-of-school youth aged 16-25 in a satellite leadership programme operating […]

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More than Lucky

Luckymore’s Parents Share in his Success Not many visitors to Botswana make the journey to Mochudi, Kgatleng District. Most tourists are destined for Kasane, on the look out for the big five, or the Okavango Delta, for a makoro ride. The jet-set business types and diplomats remain cooped up in Gaborone, the nation’s capital, or […]

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Stepping Stones Selected for Site Visit by U.S.Officials

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  • 12
    Apr
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A delegation from USAID’s AIDSTAR program visited Stepping Stones on Thursday, February 9, as part of an international conference on adolescents living with AIDS.  The officials were particularly interested in hearing from programme participants and learning more about the comprehensive services that SSI offers them.  The group participated in a number of interactive sessions led […]

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Valentine’s Dinner a Sweet Success

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  • 12
    Apr
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When we think about Valentine’s Day, thoughts of roses, chocolate and romance most often come to mind. But Valentine’s Day is really about showing those you love how much you care. The SSI income generation participants saw Valentine’s Day as the perfect opportunity to give teachers a chance to share a special moment with someone […]

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