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    • 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.


    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.

    • Meet the Youth


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

    • How you can help


      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.


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    Earlier this year we had the lovely company of UPenn Volunteers Talia Marcus and Jennifer Deng. Now SSI is... http://t.co/HWS29dcJ3o 
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    Stepdad and his mother 'tortured' 11-year-old boy with beatings and starvation while he was chained ... http://t.co/vOKDJy3WRn 
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    Rotherham: police need outside force to 'deliver justice' over child abuse, says Nick Clegg http://t.co/lwJC0pgyfX 

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