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  • Fast facts

    • What we do.
      We are an after school and community outreach program serving orphaned and vulnerable adolescents ages 12-18.
    • How we are different.
      We are the only initiative in Botswana that focuses exclusively on the underserved needs of teenagers.
    • How we recruit.
      SSI works with local school counselors to identify teens who under-perform academically, have lost a one or both parents, survived abuse or have crucial unmet needs.
    • Special services
      Our program combines life skills and leadership training, psychosocial support, and community mobilization to enable youth to heal the scars of their past and reconnect with their lost childhood.

    Mission

    To unlock the potential of orphaned and vulnerable adolescents (ages 12-18+) by nurturing their mental, physical and social well-being and creating realizable opportunities for them to become self-sufficient.

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      Meet the Youth

      Youth

      Get to know the wonderful faces and smiles of the children that participate in Stepping Stones International’s after school program.

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      How you can help

      Donate

      Stepping Stones International exists through the goodwill and charity of our donors. Find out how easy it is to change a child’s life for ever.

     

    Programmes

    Leadership

    Leadership

    In partnership with The FACET Foundation Stepping Stones International’s “Finding the Leader Within” program is designed to empower youth to become self-sufficient leaders in their communities. – Read more

    Life skills

    Life skills

    The life of an adolescent can be rife with challenges. We provide youth with the essential skills to cope with whatever life deals them. -Read more

    Community

    Community

    Stepping Stones International believes that community ownership is essential to the sustainability of our program and the development of our local community. - Read more

    Psy-Social

    Psychosocial

    Stepping Stones International encourages youth to express themselves and channel their repressed emotions into positive, creative outlets to help them overcome adversity. - Read more
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