World Changers Challenge:
South Africa

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, our 2020 trips are postponed until 2021. Email us at info@worldchangers.org.uk to find out more or sign up for the 2021 programme below. 

An intensive two-week programme for emerging leaders globally who want to build their skills, confidence and leadership capacity to drive change.

Discover

your

untapped potential

Our programme is designed for anyone who wants to unlock their potential and make an impact on the world.

 

The programme aims to help you to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence, to find your innate leadership abilities.

Applications for the 2021 programme are now open.

Final application deadline is on 20 June 2021.

Applications are open to anyone aged 18+ from any country, including South Africa.

Rise above the horizon of average

What will I gain?

Watch our past participants talk about their experiences first hand 

Skills. Develop the skills you need to tackle your ambitions.

 

Confidence. Build the confidence to lead projects and people with impact.

Self-awareness. Gain an understanding of your strengths and areas to develop.

Cultural intelligence. Develop your capacity to relate and work effectively across cultures.

Network. Join a global network of likeminded emerging leaders.

Knowledge. Understanding how you can play a part in tackling real world business and societal challenges.

Is this programme for me?

Do you want to...

 

  • Discover your innate leadership abilities

  • Enhance your understanding of your own strengths and areas to develop

  • Develop your confidence to become a leader


 

Experience needed: None. 


We believe that everyone can be a changemaker if we can unlock your leadership potential. We will tailor the programme around your leadership experience level so that you develop at your own pace. 

A challenging 6-week programme with a 2-week residential trip, designed to accelerate your personal journey into leadership. It will take you outside of your comfort zone. 
 

An opportunity to exchange skills, knowledge, and spark new thinking to find solutions for societal challenges both in South Africa and your own country.

An immersive cultural exchange, working with a team of international emerging leaders and inspiring South African organisations.
 

An opportunity to explore parts of Durban, South Africa including the beach, city, and safari. 
 

A certificate of completion at the end of the programme.
 

Access to a wider network of alumni and change makers.
 

To leave feeling unstoppable to tackle the next phase of your life.

What should I expect?

Ready to start your leadership journey?

How will I learn?

Webinars and online modules designed to make you to hit the ground running in South Africa. 


1-2-1 coaching to develop your personal development goals, which you’ll work on in South Africa.


Group sessions with coaching and mentoring to help you track your progress 
 

Immersion into a new culture, working with South Africans and your team of international emerging leaders. 
 

Real world challenges via projects with local organisations 
 

Supportive peer group who will push you to exceed your own expectations.

This programme is a hands-on, immersive experience in another country. This is not a sightseeing holiday or a charity expedition.  


You will be working with organisations to research and test out entrepreneurial solutions to the societal challenges they are tackling. This will enhance your entrepreneurial skills and develop your leadership capabilities


We will challenge you to develop a global mindset and pragmatic approach to problem solving and provide an opportunity to work in cross-cultural teams to improve your cultural intelligence.

What I will learn?

How much does it cost?

Our two week programme costs £1,150 (British Sterling).

 

You will receive support and guidance throughout the fundraising process. Payments are also collected in instalments. 

Read below to find out what's included and our group offers. 

What is included within the cost?

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  • Transport (all travel in South Africa will be covered by our hired drivers and guides in private rented cars)

  • Pick up and drop off at the airport 

  • Food and drink

  • Accommodation

  • Tourist, cultural and recreational activities, including safari

  • Online training sessions before the trip 

  • Mentoring and coaching to support your individual development 

  • A South Africa Challenge Hoodie and T-shirt 

  • A Fundraising Pack, support and guidance

What is not included within the cost?

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  • Flights 

  • Immunisations

  • Travel insurance

  • Visa (if required)

  • Souvenirs and gift money 

Individual programme fee

Our 2021 programme fee is

£1,150 British Sterling per person. 

Important information

  • Applications end 20 June 2021

  • Offer to join the programme must be taken up before 30 June 2021

  • We reserve the right to not offer a place to any applicant

Group offer (2 people)

Our 2021 offer for two people is £950 British Sterling per person. 

Important information

  • This applies to any 2021 trip and participants do not need to attend the same trip

  • Applications end 20 June 2021 

  • Offer to join the programme must be taken up before 30 June 2021 for Group offer programme fee to apply

Group offer (4 people)

Our 2021 offer for four people is £925 British Sterling per person. 

Important information

  • This applies to any 2021 trip and participants do not need to attend the same trip

  • Applications end 20 June 2021  

  • Offer to join the programme must be taken up before 30 June 2021 for Group offer programme fee to apply

Group offer (6 people)

Our 2021 offer for six people is £900 British Sterling per person. 

Important information

  • This applies to any 2021 trip and participants do not need to attend the same trip

  • Applications end 20 June 2021  

  • Offer to join the programme must be taken up before 30 June 2021 for Group offer programme fee to apply

Ready to apply? 

If you have any questions, read our FAQs or get in touch at info@worldchangers.org.uk.

Our impact

Our participants tell us that their experience has opened their minds to new possibilities, developed confidence, increased academic success, changed career paths, and been instrumental in starting multiple businesses and social action projects. 

Useful links

Past trips

Learn about our past trips from 2012-2019

Past projects

Learn about our past projects from 2012-2019

FAQs

Have a read of our Frequently Asked Questions section 

 Trip schedule

Find out more about our programme schedule

Hear some of our participant's stories

Contact US

The World Changers Foundation Ltd,

Adams & Moore House,

Instone Road,

Dartford,

DA1 2AG

Email us at info@worldchangers.org.uk

World Changers Foundation Limited by guarantee is registered in England & Wales no 07145448.

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