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French Culture Day Huge Success!

Stepping Stones International (SSI) hold cultural diversity as a fundamental part of all it’s programming. As SSI celebrates 10 years of operation we have requested foreign embassies located in Botswana to contact their constituents and share the cultures of their countries in short, interactive sessions held at our center in Mochudi. The French Embassy of […]

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Japanese Embassy Visit Excites Youth

#First10Next is  Stepping Stones International’s (SSI) philosophy that hopes to continue all the growth that SSI has achieved over the last ten years an carry momentum into the coming decade. As part of this growth SSI has gotten in touch with its community to offer fresh, new experiences for its youth. Diversity and culture are important […]

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Ideal Prepaid and Stepping Stones International Partner to Help Youth!

Ideal Prepaid has taken a giant step for Botswana’s youth by extending it’s hand to the youth of Mochudi. Ideal Prepaid provides prepaid technology to retailers and service providers all over Botswana. Their prepaid devices can be seen all over local retail stores providing clients with access to services that require the issuance of prepaid […]

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Leadership Participants Sail to Greater Heights (Graduation 2015 SLIDESHOW)

Leadership programme stepping stones. Graduation

Leadership participants in our class of 2015 stood waiting, filled with excitement at the world of possibilities that stood ahead of them ahead of them. A damp, dark day would not be enough to dampen the spirits of the graduates to be and fittingly by the middle of the ceremony the sun had surfaced to […]

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Barclays Bank Mentor SSI Youth on Financial Literacy!

On the 14th of March 2015 the in school Participants from Stepping Stones International’s (SSI) income generation program, took a tour of the Barclay’s Bank Phakalane Branch, supervised by Garrett Flint the Income Generation programme coordinator, and Paul VanBeuge (Volunteer Programme Assistant). All of the participants were very excited to be there for their first […]

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Aflateen Programme Continues to Grow in Leaps and Bounds.

Tlokweng CJSS Aflateen Programme, Aflatoon, Stepping Stones International

Stepping Stones International (SSI) has already seen great results with it’s Aflateen Income Generation Programme, installing 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 and community. The Aflateen programme accomplishes this […]

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Edward Leseana: Life Changing, Love at First Sight,

Stepping Stones Success story

Edward Oliver Leseana is a tall, dark, handsome guy from Mochudi. Edward is one of the participants of our Leadership Programme at Stepping Stones International (SSI). Towering at six-foot-four inches you cannot pass through our centre without noticing him. After Edward’s mother passed away a few years ago, he decided to move out of his […]

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Lame Kolobe: A Real Treasure

Lame Kolobe Stepping Stones international

‘’If I were to describe Stepping Stones International to someone, I would say that it’s a beautiful place where you are free to be yourself.’’ -Lame Kolobe Lame Kolobe, just recently turned fourteen years old and has been part of Stepping Stones International’s (SSI) After-school Program since 2012. This confident fourteen year old girl recently […]

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Neo Molemane : Our bright star

Success storry Stepping Stones International

  You can find Neo Molemane at Stepping Stones International, helping in the kitchen, playing netball with her friends or making bracelets in the leadership office. This bright young lady had been attending Stepping Stones International’s (SSI) After School Program for 2 years and has enjoyed every minute of it. Coming from a family of […]

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SSI and US Embassy team up for Botswana’s 1st English Access Program.

Stepping Stones International (SSI) is proud to be the conduit for the implementation of The English Access Microscholarship Program. The implementation of this program at SSI makes Botswana the 91st country to adopt this internationally recognized, two-year English language and leadership program. The English Access Microscholarship Program, otherwise known as The Access Program, will provide […]

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