Upcoming Schools: 1st April 2019– 21st June 2019
Cape Town / Muizenberg, South Africa
Numerous children around the word are living in extreme poverty are at high risk of being exploited and trafficked for labor. A child accidentally slices his hand open with a machete while opening cocoa pods on a plantation in Ghana. A young teenage girl, trafficked for the sex industry, walks the beaches of Mombasa in Kenya looking for business. A young boy squats naked in a mineshaft in Burkina Faso, chipping ore and loading it into buckets all day long. A child soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo carries an automatic weapon he was forced to use to kill villagers he knew. A is child being traumatised by one of the many attacks of Boko Haram Islamist in Nigeria.
YWAM Muizenberg offers the Children at Risk School in order to train workers in initiating and maintaining projects of working with children at risk, their families and communities.
CAR Children at Risk School
This school is for Christians who are passionate about reaching out to children at risk, like street children, kids from broken families, children with HIV/AIDS, and many other categories of children at risk. The information and methods are developed in such a way that students can put them into practice straight away during the lecture phase of 3 months. Following the lecture phase, students can participate in an optional 3 to 6 month internship with an organization working with children at risk.
Where? Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa
Who can participate? YWAM staff or people who have completed a discipleship training school (DTS). In addition to this people who sense a calling on their lives to come alongside children, families and communities at risk or those who already work with children in churches or with community projects. .
A 3 or 6 months internship is optional with YWAM or any other Christian ministry of or organisation of their choice who work with children at risk.
Meet The School Leaders!
Toby has worked with children at risk for the last 26 years and is passionate about training, mentoring and coaching the next generation. He is the Co-founder of Beautiful Gate and Beautiful Gate International. Beautiful Gate is an organization, which has projects for children at risk in South Africa, Lesotho and Zambia. www.beautifulgate.org Toby is known as Charlie and calls his team Angels!! He Joined YWAM in 1991. Toby is a pioneer and visionary leader. He is passionate about project development and networking. He is involved in coaching and mentoring of leaders in Africa, facilitating resource development, advocating the plight of children and families. Developing organizational capacity in Beautiful Gate organizations and other YWAM ministries in Southern Africa. Toby holds a Masters in Christian Formation and Discipleship with the University of the Nations within Youth With A Mission (YWAM). www.beautifulgateinternational.org
She is married to Toby and together they have been in mission for 26 years. Aukje has a passion for teaching and facilitation workshops. She founded together with Toby, Beautiful Gate, an organization reaching out to children at risk. She also founded the Dignity Campaign as she believes that the church is called to continue the dignifying work of Jesus amongst girls and women. A fun fact about Aukje is that she doesn’t like to cook yet she loves to have people over for supper. She completed her DTS in 1991 and a school of Biblical counseling in 1993. She speaks on the Character and nature of God and the Father Heart of God in DTS. www.dignity.org.za
Starts on: 1st April 2019
Untill: 21st June 2019
Duration: 3 months
A 3 or 6 months internship is optional.
Cat A: R21 250
Cat B: R15 500
Cat C: R13 500
Note: The fee include accommodation, food, transport during lecture phase, events, and school materials. Airport pickup fee of R 200 is excluded.
Cat A: R500
Cat B: R300
Cat C: R250
- Biblical understanding of the value of children and teenagers
Categories of Children at Risk
Father Heart of God
Counseling and inner healing
Community Development and Worldview
Ministry models and Project planning
Health Care issues
Working with well balanced leadership and teams
Psychology and studies of personalities and Biblical Foundation in Education.