About Us

What We Do

  • After-school tutoring and homework assistance.
  • School holiday programmes with academic classes.
  • Life skills and personal development training.
  • Career guidance workshops.
  • Counselling and mental health support.
  • Sports leagues and competitions.
  • Arts, culture and heritage preservation programmes.

How We Do It

  • Partner with schools to offer supplementary tutoring.
  • Recruit mentors and tutors from local communities.
  • Develop interactive curriculum for life skills training.
  • Host career fairs and invite industry experts
  • Employ professional counsellors and social workers.
  • Organise sports events and provide equipment.
  • Collaborate with artists and cultural groups.

Our Goals

  • Improve educational outcomes for youth.
  • Equip youth with critical life skills.
  • Increase youth employment and entrepreneurship.
  • Provide counselling and support services.
  • Promote health and wellbeing through sports and recreation.
  • Preserve local arts and culture.

Mission

To provide effective and continuing development, empowerment, promotion, counselling, and support and information services to youth through our range of projects and programmes. We place special emphasis on education, employment, poverty alleviation, health, sports, arts and culture.

Vision

To be a leading, creative, innovative and world-class youth development organisation.

Value Statement

At MYCO, we value creativity, innovation, and world-class youth development.

Board Members

KITSO L. MOJADIBE

CHAIRPERSON

Kitso is a young Media graduate from Boston Media House, have great passion and desire for communicating, informing and educating people through all sorts of mediums. His a hardworking, self-motivated, driven and a team player, and his goal is to basically learn and conquer any challenge presented to him, to also bring fresh and innovative solutions to any environment.

He was also granted the opportunity to be Chief Company Coordinator for a company called SNSET institute, this opening saw him a learn professionalism, time management, communication skills and networking amongst other things; this was done through meeting investors and attending corporate events.

 

kitso@mpumalangayouthcouncil.org.za

GCINA N. DLAMINI

MARKETING & ADMIN MANAGER

Gcina ‘Kumar’ Dlamini is a well organised, systematic and have strong interpersonal skills which make him an asset for any organization, He is a CEO to one of the leading Engineering & Cleaning company in Gauteng & Mpumalanga (April Fresh SA) and he is a qualified Safety Officer and holds a Diploma in Business Management and he is an enthusiastic business consultants, and has work for Peosperity as a bookkeeper, a person who is quick to grasp new ideas and creative to solutions and enjoys being part of successful team and reliability, with hard work as a cornerstone to his personal and professional growth.

info@mpumalangayouthcouncil.org.za

OSCAR KHANYILE

VICE-CHAIRPERSON

Unathi is a recognized thought leader focused on the roles of young people throughout society. His focus includes youth engagement, youth voice, and youth engagement throughout communities, as well as meaningful student involvement, student voice and student engagement in schools.

 

oscar@mpumalangayouthcouncil.org.za

DELLY N. DLAMINI

TREASURER

Delly started her career 10 years ago sweeping floors and working at ground level for many years working my way up to director to owner. Ground level working has been the key to my design and manufacturing success as am have a greater understanding of the full manufacturing process. Specialties: grant writing, fundraising, volunteer management, public speaking, event planning, social media. I am passionate about developing products from design to market delivery. Expertise: programme/project design, monitoring/evaluation, strategic planning and resource mobilization. She also worked for Peosperity Financial & Tax Consultants as a bookkeeper and a business consultants and have experience in the finance department and management post.

delly@mpumalangayouthcouncil.org.za

LUNGILE P. SHILI

GENERAL SECRETARY

Lungile is a experienced/qualified registered nurse and qualified middle management private healthcare in South Africa. She holds a Diploma in General Nursing in community psychiatry Midwifery Science Specialize in Counselling, HIV/Aids and various fields.

Lungile is a very bubbly and talkative person, who likes to be around people with positive minds. And very ambitious person whose always willing to learn new things and self driven.  

 

lungile@mpumalangayouthcouncil.org.za

 

PROMISE SELEPE

Promise Selepe is a businesswoman well vest in project management, a team leader that have strong interpersonal and leadership skill.

 

promise@mpumalangayouthcouncil.org.za

HAPPY J. SELEPE

BOARD MEMBER

Happy J. Selepe (Deeptonic_live) is a well organised, systematic and have strong interpersonal Happy is a well organised, systematic and have strong interpersonal skills which make him an asset for any organization. He is a CEO to one of the leading Engineering & Cleaning company in Gauten Happy Justin Selepe is an entrepreneur, a Dj born and bred in Embalenhle, Mpumalanga with an ambition and drive to succeed. Living in a small industrial town, Happy always had that entrepreneurial spirit of seeing opportunities at a young age as he was selling snacks and sweets in high school to then growing into owning a Music Record Label named Audiophile Music also he is a managing director for Delepco (Pty) Ltd. Happy plans to do more for the community through his work with MYCO and make our community a better place to live in. 

ANGEL MAPHALALA

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Angel Samkelisiwe Maphalala is a business woman a designer and a delegated worker, she handle pressure and produce at a stipulated time for customers to be happy, she try by all means to avoid customer disappointment by finishing work in due time, clean and neat work is what she pursue.

 

nothando@mpumalangayouthcouncil.org.za

DINEO DD

VOLUNTEER EDUCATOR

Dineo holds a diploma in management admin and in computer literacy. She is very good with kids and in the following department: Sales & marketing, motor mechanic, computer literacy, plumbing, carpentry. She is a multilingual individual with good communication & management skills, pro-active & energetic towards every task, a team worker and also self demeanor. Isa person who believes that there’s progress in everyone, every time and everywhere since there’s a solution in every problem.

NOMFUNDO O. TAPIWA GAMEDZE

EDUCATOR COORDINATOR

Tapiwa is a qualified special needs educator, with a degree in special education which she obtained in the University of Science in Pedagogy in Pinar del Rio, Cuba. And she’s a business developer and currently doing her final year in Masters of Educational Psychology in the University of Eswatini.