In Africa

Our Objective

To develop the skills and opportunities that will unlock and harness the potential of everyone we work with.

Our Challenge

To motivate and inspire our future generations to broaden their horizons and strive to achieve any goal.

Our Solution

Using creative skills to support and guide young people towards stronger and more prosperous futures.

Activities

We currently run a variety of different programmes all year round in South Africa. Find out more details in the list to your right. We are always happy to discuss any of our activities in greater detail, get in touch to find out how our programmes can benefit you and your community.

Schedule an event

If you want to be part of our programme and would like BE United to host an event near you, fill out the form below to get in touch.

Workshops

Workshops hosted in partnership with Newlands Entertainment and Newlands Young Starz Group skills workshops including:

  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Cheerleading
  • Film making
  • Singing
  • Guitar

In addition to equipping participants with musical and performance skills and knowledge, our aim is to increase participants’ self-esteem, confidence and self-belief.

Music & Creative Art Support

Working alongside and supporting musicians with:

  • Promotion
  • Management
  • Gigs
  • Creating platforms and residences to showcase their creative talents

Working with musicians such as Emza, Austin Selasie, King, The Heros, Character, Bhar, Mzulu and The Royal Empire.

‘All ama do now is to stop dreaming and live ma dream. Am greatfull for the support i’m getting from #BE_UNITED in the United Kingdom & South Africa

You just wait and see, the best is yet to come, stay put!’

– Austin Selasie, young upcoming South African musician.

Sporting Events

We have hosted up to 8 high schools at our Gcaba Cup, run in partnership with Orlando Pirates player Ayanda Gcaba. Our sports tournaments have continued to grow and we will continue to increase the participant numbers. So far, our tournaments have included soccer, netball, cheerleading and table tennis.

International Exchange

An ongoing programme building connections between South Africa and Scotland. To date we have filmed a township documentary which was played in Scotland. We also use social media as a platform for skills exchange. We are currently working on more exchanges with artists and other creatives. Volunteering opportunities will become available in the future.

CSI Programs

Working in conjunction with GagsiFM and other groups to support community initiatives such as Isolweze Care Centre & Siyajikana Siyafundisa Bike Initiative. We aim to act as a supportive body, always looking to create and maintain connections and links with organisations that offer key services the initiatives require.

‘BE United has changed my life completely…I’m in Matric because BE United bought me school shoes and told me to focus on my studies. BE United, ‘’Your goal is my Future.’’

–Cyamathanda Msibi – High School Student – South Africa

The Board

  • Mlu
    Mlu Board Member
  • Busisiwe
    Busisiwe Treasurer
  • Cindy
    Cindy Board Member
  • Sfiso
    Sfiso Secretary
  • Boysie
    Boysie Founder & SA Chairman