Vuselela provides young people with media skills training and a range of communication platforms so they can share their stories and participate in public dialogue about the issues that affect them.
Who We Are
Vuselela Media is a Southern African non-profit youth development agency with almost a decade of experience in promoting social activism and behavioural change through advocacy, education and awareness campaigns.
Vuselela aims to improve the lives of young people living in Southern Africa, especially those in marginalised and disadvantaged communities, through media skills development and youth leadership programmes.
What We Do
Vuselela trains young people to tell their stories via a variety of media platforms. It also encourages ongoing debate and conversation about the issues raised in its workshops, with a view to helping young people come up with practical solutions to the challenges they face.
Stories of Change: SIHLE’s STORY
Sihle, a community journalist from Orange Farm, Gauteng, says Vuselela’s media skills programme has had a positive effect on the youth in his community as they are now able to share their stories with broader society.
Stories of Change: TSHEGOFATSO’s STORY
Tshegofatso, a community journalist from Luka Village in Rustenburg, North West, describes how Vuselela’s Media Ys programme has opened her eyes to the challenges faced by her community.
Petro, a young girl from Kleinmondt in the Western Cape, shares how she overcame addiction through a youth skills development programme.
Big Buzz: CANCER
Sarah, a 17-year-old from Alberton, Gauteng, tells us about living with and overcoming a rare form of cancer.