• About us

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    Located in Mochudi, Kgatleng District, Botswana, Stepping Stones International provides an after school program for orphans and vulnerable youth aged 12 to 18 years of age.
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  • Inspired 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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  • Donate

    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.
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Recent Projects

  • 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

  • At a glance

    • 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 undeserved 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, leadership, psychosocial support and community mobilization to enable youth to heal the scars of their past and reconnect with their lost childhood.
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