Max Oliver's project provided support for the Sphakamelo Orphanage including food, equipment and school supplies.
On January 5th, 2015, 14 year-old Max Oliver from Utah, USA, came to South Africa to finish his Boy Scout Eagle Scout project. Max's project provided support for an orphanage including food, equipment and school supplies.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a special conference for almost 400 youth entitled, "For the Strength of Youth" in Port Elizabeth.
Many sacrifices, including missing a graduation ceremony, were made by counsellors and youth as they prepared to attend the FSY Conference at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
Seven of these centres are opening throughout the African continent, including one located in Durban, South Africa
New Self-Reliance Centres are being established throughout the world by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
"In all of us," wrote Alex Haley, author of the popular novel 'Roots' (based on his own family histories), "there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we have come from." Full Story »
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides a comprehensive program for youth through its Young Men and Young Women organizations. Youth ages 12 through 17 meet in classes on Sundays for religious instruction and several times during the month for social activities including service projects, sports, camping and dances.Read More »