SAYes Transition to Independent Living (TIL) – Outcomes 2015

2015 was a year of consolidation for SAYes: we formalised our programme content, revised our systems for scale and impact, and worked closely with each of our partners to fully understand the need. - SAYes Team

Cherry’s Love of Gymnastics, and Her Mentee Enjoys a Surprise

I was ecstatic. I loved gymnastics, and I practised on my mat and foam balance beam at home every day that I wasn’t training in a class. - Cherry

Cherry’s Observations of Her Mentee’s Children’s Home

I wanted to write about something a little different this week, something that I probably never would have engaged with if I hadn’t become involved with SAYes - Cherry

Cherry Attends the Inaugural SAYes Networking ‘Mixer’

SAYes held its first networking ‘mixer’. I found it to be such a worthwhile event and I know I wasn’t alone - Cherry

Cherry and Her Mentee Work on Her Individual Transition Plan

Last week my mentee and I finally sat down and worked on her Individual Transition Plan (ITP) - Cherry

Cherry’s Anxiety About Lack of Progress Turns to Laughter

There are plenty of times during the year when the mentoring relationship is used as a tool - Cherry

Cherry and Her Mentee Learn More About Money

SAYes finance workshops run by Mike Purvis - Cherry

Mentoring gives kids leaving care guidance in life

Mentorship in the news - Andrew Dellis

Cherry and Her Mentee Attend a SAYes Finance Workshop

SAYes finance workshop that was specifically aimed at young people who are about to leave the group home environment or who are already living independently. - Cherry

Cherry and Her Mentee Attend the Second KTO

Despite the unseasonably warm weather that drew most Capetonians to the beach that day, the workshop was well attended by matched mentors and mentees. - Cherry