About Us

WHAT IS YAT?

Young Aspiring Thinkers is a Non – Profit Organization which aims to serve the purpose of providing young South African high school learners with the skills to unlock their future careers, and tackle the challenge of youth unemployment. Our purpose is to become one of the most transformational youth-led movements in the country. Our implementation strategies consist of career exposure and career development through our value offering of Career Exposure events and our Illuminate Programme.

 

AT THE CORE...

OUR PURPOSE

Connecting bright young minds to careers.

Our vision

We aim to equip learners in public schools with the necessary skills and information to be active players in driving economic growth through decent work( SDG8)

Our Mission

To make use of versatile programs that bridge the lack of access to information across careers exposure ,entrepreneurship & work opportunities throughout the life of a learner. We do this through our local and global partners.

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS

+2000 LEARNER ENGAGEMENTS

+100 VOLUNTEER MENTORS

+4 HIGH SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS

PBO STATUS APPROVED