Stepping Stones International(SSI) is an innovative after school and community outreach programme established in 2006 in Mochudi, Botswana that serves orphaned and vulnerable adolescents (ages 12-25+) and their caregivers. Through school counsellors and the community, SSI identify orphaned youth who under-perform academically, live in abusive environments or have basic unmet needs.
Through a holistic programme model, which combines life skills, leadership, psychosocial support and community mobilization they enable youth to heal the scars of the past and reconnect with their lost childhood, while growing into self-sufficient young adults.
The vision of SSI is a world where youth who are vulnerable, become empowered leaders and achieve their dreams”
“To unlock the potential of vulnerable youth ages 12-25 through holistic development, strengthening families and activating sustainable opportunities to become self-sufficient.”
1. Youth Empowerment
2. Family Strengthening
3. Strengthening Youth Services
Staff at Stepping Stones International (SSI) have experience in