With the launch of the Reintegration Programme this week, we are excited to see how this class successfully transitions back into society and become the solution to the problems they were once a part of within their communities.
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Check out this short report and pictures of our second ever KICK24 event. Proffesional players and celebrities teaming up with community to give gangsterism and crime the boot!
Check out this great article from Pneuma SA on our new Mess Cafe and The Book Shop.
After 14 years of prison this young man believes he has discovered a way to keep young people out of prison. Here's an inspirational story of Steve Sam, and what God has done for him while in prison.
It's never too late to make something of yourself. Check out this amazing story of men behind bars who are creating a better tomorrow for themselves. Change is possible.
We are happy to announce that we have reached one of our goals for 2016. A home for ex-offenders, who don't have support or a place to stay.
You don't want to miss this, "RESPECT ME" a new and exciting new program for schools designed to deal with issues our kids face daily. This is a must see.
Check out this report about our third annual 3 Peaks fundraiser! This was our best one yet!!
The Message Trust family welcomed Donovan Nelson into the Gangstar Enterprises team on the 1st of August. Donovan has been employed as our Gangstar sales and marketing manager and will oversee the expansion of all our Gangstar businesses. We are excited to welcome him onto the team!
Speak Out is the first ever speaking event from our Message Enterprise Programme in Drakenstein Youth Prison. Come and hear inspirational real life stories from our students that will challenge you to reflect about issues around crime, prison and gangsterism.
The Message Trust and Sports Chaplaincy SCZA teamed up to host a 24-hour soccer event at Ajax Ikamva Grounds from 12pm on Friday 3rdJune through to 12pm Saturday June 4th. Read our report about this amazing event!
One of our core values at The Message is Local Church. It was wonderful to recently have 45 pastors from around Cape Town visit our Message Enterprise Programme. Read this blog about their visit from AOG Chairperson and Westridge AOG Pastor, Theo Roman.
Gangstar Enterprises has gone public! Check out this press report about our launch on 31st March at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town.
Message Vision Night - a night of sharing and celebration of all God is doing through The Message Trust.
Meet our newest Message team member, Ruan Toua! Ruan has joined our Enterprise team, learn more about his passions and calling to join The Message.
Read this wonderful report from Beth Hawthorne on her short mission experience with The Message Trust in Cape Town.
On the 26th of July The Message Trust hosted the 'Break Every Chain' production at the Joseph Stone theatre. Read this report by Mark Slessenger here.
The Message Business Network (MBN) has grown out of our Enterprise Development “Think-Tank”. Read this report to learn more.
On the 28th of March we held our first ever ex-offender aftercare match at Ajax Cape Town. It was a wonderful time of playing, sharing and encouraging one another. We are passionate about supporting young men who come out of prison so they don't reoffend. Read this encouraging report from our After Care Coordinator Adam Bull.
Our Soft Machine Enterprise has operated at major events all over Cape Town this summer. One of the most exciting events was the recent Design Indaba. Our two apprentices Jade and Siphe were amazing! Check out this brief report by Jessica Longe.