Y Care started from an inspiring dream to walk across the Makgadikgadi Pans to raise funds for charity. As a patron of Life Line, Dr Nomsa Mbere experienced the challenges of raising donor money for operational costs, a challenge experienced by most charitable organisations, as donors tend to have a preference for donating fund projects and buildings. Succeeding to bring on board like minded individuals with extensive knowledge of the pans, eagerness to experience an invigorating challenge and tremendous support staff, the first Makgadikgadi Pans walk took place in 2003.challenge and tremendous support staff, the first Makgadikgadi Pans walk took place in 2003challenge and tremendou...

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Beneficiary Of The Month - August - Otse Home Based Care
Posted on 13 August 2014
Otse Community Home Based Care (OCHBC) was formed in 1991,’Rwadisanyang Morwalo’ a pilot project ,as a voluntary service by two retired nurses and evolved into a community-driven response to combat HIV/AIDS at the household level and assisted families to provide care and support for chronically and terminally ill people in Otse Village.
Beneficiary Of The Month - July - Gaing-O Community Trust
Posted on 23 July 2014
Gaing-O Community Trust (GCT) is a legal set up registered as a trust in 1997 to represent the interest and aspirations of the community of Mmatshumo and surrounding settlements. It started operating in 1999 with 3 employees It was formed out of a concern by the Mmatshumo community on damages caused at Lekhubu Island as a result of uncontrolled tourism activities and lack of proper management. The community was losing out on the potential benefits emanating from tourism such as inco...
Beneficiary Of The Month - June - Bana Ba Metsi School
Posted on 09 June 2014
Bana ba Metsi School (BBM) began in the year 2000 when the founding Director, Mr. Steven Harpt and a handful of students literally pitched tents on the plot where the “school” now resides. They had to rely on donated food, donated tools, donated tents, and donated mattresses, cooking pots, water containers, land cruiser pick up with trailer. The plot was empty, no corner poles nor fence to demarcate the 200mx200m proposed school ground.
Y Care’s 17th Pre Walk to Manyana
Posted on 05 June 2014
The chilly early morning of 1st June 2014 saw a group of 36 walkers adventuring around the village of Bahurutshe in Manyana. What started as a walk in the park later proved to offer more than just walking. Walkers were to exert extra effort to climb the Boswelakgosi and Dimawe hills and were enlighted with the rich history of Dimawe battle and beautiful heritage sites found around Manyana village. Dr. Jeff Ramsay together with the village deputy chief, Kgosi Mangope and other village elders were...

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Youth Leadership Programme

The youth in Botswana face challenges that hinder them from achieving their full potential. HIV/AIDS, problems in schools and in society heavily weigh on the youth and hinder them from becoming effective leaders. Y Care believes that the combined efforts of several organisations could achieve more for the youth than when the organisations work alone. Partnership among organisations would...

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