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Breaking Every Chain

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Breaking Every Chain

On the 3rd June we partnered with Radio Tygerberg and co-hosted an amazing breakthrough event in Khayeltisha. Check out this touching report from Mtheteleli, an ex-offender now working with The Message Trust.

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MEP GRADUATION 2016

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MEP GRADUATION 2016

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.

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Welcome to Donovan Nelson! What a Gangstar!

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Welcome to Donovan Nelson! What a Gangstar!

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!

 

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Local church fathering the fatherless!

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Local church fathering the fatherless!

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. 

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Message Vision Night

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Message Vision Night

On the 25th February we held our third annual Vision Night. Read about the personal reflections from one of our MEP prison students who was MC on the night.

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Breaking Every Chain

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Breaking Every Chain

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.  

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A Match to Remember!

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A Match to Remember!

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. 

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Preparing for Release!

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Preparing for Release!

Exciting news as 22 young men in prison graduate from the first Message Trust Job Readiness course in Drakenstein youth prison! Check out the report here and the exciting vision statements of some of the young men we trained!

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