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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Introducing the new Reintegration Programme! We identify youth out of prison who desire to leave a life of crime and gangsterism, giving them a platform to flourish, so that they can impact their family, community and nation. Check our more in this news article.
Check out this great article from Pneuma SA on our new Mess Cafe and The Book Shop.
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.
Here is an inspirational young man who has the heart to see change in society. Using sports as a tool to reach out to young people.
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.
Investing time in the young people in school is not a waste of time it is watering the seed teachers already planted. What an experience as we took time to attend a function hosted by FutureMe.
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.
Gangstar Enterprises has gone public! Check out this press report about our launch on 31st March at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town.
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.
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.