Free State Office

SAAYC Free State Centre is situated in the Eastern parts of the Free State Province, about 70km away from Harrismith.

The centre has been operating since 1999 covering the whole Tshiame Township, close to Harrismith.

SAAYC Free State is presently running a Youth Resource Centre at Makeneng village in Qwa Qwa (about 15km from Phuthaditjhaba) at the premises of Thabatsoeu Tribal Authority. The centre is basically located around Maluti a Phofung Municipality in Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality and the Drakensberg Range Mountains.

Target group

  • Youth Workers and Youth Leaders who need to be capacitated on relevant leadership skills.
  • Children – between the ages of 7 to 14 years, mostly residing at Makeneng village and other neighbouring villages.
  • Youth – from the age 15 to 18 years (in and out of school).
  • Young adults – from 19 to 26 years.
Centre Projects:
  • Digital Literacy
    The goal of Digital Literacy is to teach and assess basic computer concepts and skills so that people can use computer technology in everyday life to develop new social and economic opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities
  • Educational Support Programme
    This programme is designed to assist learners in creating an enabling environment that will aid them in doing their assignments, homework and prepare for their tests and exams.
  • UNIDO-HP Life Programme
    HP LIFE is a free, online training program helps young people gain the real-life IT and business skills needed to start or grow their business, in their own time, at their own pace. The courses are interactive and full of information and practical exercises that will give them the skills to meet the business challenges they face
  • Life Skills (outsourced)
    Life skills programmes are developed to give advice to the vulnerable youth, youth at risk, underprivileged youth and young people in general on various subjects that can make them live a meaningful life, achieve their goals, deal with social and emotional challenges and be responsible and accountable citizen of South Africa
  • Cisco Design Squad

Contact Details

(058) 789 3595
(058) 789 3595
Physical Address
Makeneng Tribal Authority, Qwa-Qwa, Free State

Contact Details