Kephagame Gape

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Kephagame Gape

Pretoria, South AfricaPretoria, South Africa
Year Founded:
Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
$10,000 - $50,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

I want to improve lives of the disadvantage children. From toddler to youth by exposing them to business opportunities and providing them with food parcels,school uniforms and books. And youth have a business incubation for all types if arts and get relevant mentor and agriculture .

WHAT IF - Inspiration: Write one sentence that describes a way that your project dares to ask, "WHAT IF?"

what if the child that you not helping turns to be a prostitude or drug addict coz they are starving. what if the child you have helped ,helps
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

Children go to school wearing torn clothes because of poverty and also on empty stomachs. The youth end up being drug addicts or criminals coz they are unemployed. Parents start selling their bodies because they want to quick solutions.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

The solution will be youth will be working as artist or have vegetable gardens which will sustain their lives and school children will have winter and summer school uniforms .so if we have agriculture project we will employ and incubated youth. And with arts ,there will also be job creation and clean entertainment.
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

We will have well balanced society that we have groomed from an early age. They will have a safe working place whereby they share their skills and talent. Poverty and crime will be eliminated. Level of education will rise.

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Also describe the projected future impact for the coming years.

We will start with school children from rural area, about 1000 of them, give out food parcels and the school uniforms , clothing and shoes. Incubated 500 township youth for all types if arts , which they will go entertain our rural kids as part of their social responsibility and also sell their products and services to the public. 100 for agriculture project from semi rural areas. They will sell their crops to public. At the moment we gave one primary school food parcels and paints on the school13 September 2013

Financial Sustainability Plan: What is this solution’s plan to ensure financial sustainability?

The agriculture project will plant the crops and sell them to the public and retail. I have already spoke to a few people that have agricultural background and they pledged to mentor them. As for she artist we they will perform an sell the public and businesses. We we will also have a website where we will be displaying their work.

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

At the moment there is no one that i know of that is adressing the problem this broadly.

Founding Story

I am passionate about people and helping them. Two years ago I was walking street of my township Soshanguve, I saw this boy that was dress up in unusual way. My daughter and I approached him and asked where did he buy his clothes. He said he made them himself. It was a raw talent that needed some exposure and craft. I took him to my friends factory and he was mentored and taught how to perfect his sewing. He is now successful. I asked myself how many people are out there that need to be helped? And no one knows about them.


It is a privilege to have this kind of organization that cares about people. I so wish that local people can meet once a month to stay motivated.