Ha Phororo Youth Retreat Centre, Hartbeespoort offers a skills-oriented 18-month Youth Training Program commencing January 14th, 2019 until June 30th, 2020. It is a unique program offered to motivated young people (ages 18-24) and it includes, among other components; on-site training as well as off-site opportunities to study accredited certificate courses in various disciplines, gaining of experience in basic hospitality work and community building all based on strong spiritual values.

The Ha Phororo Youth Training Program consists of four (4) compulsory phases/periods namely:

1.    The PROBATION Phase

2.    The BASIC TRAINING Phase

3.    The EXTERNSHIP Phase


The program will, upon completion, equip a trainee with basic usable skills, experience and qualifications to enhance their life, education and/or career.


The purpose of this Youth Training program is to:

·         Gather and challenge a group of young people to develop themselves in ALL manner of being- physically and spiritually, socially and ecologically, intellectually and occupationally.

·         Impart wide-spanning knowledge on an even wider range of subjects that will help to;

·         Develop and sharpen one’s ability to relate to, learn from and work with people, including those of different cultures and religions, races and orientations, personalities and perspectives.

·         Build up a usable skill-set in the trainees

·         Expose and nurture aspirations, talents and abilities (natural or learned)- to inspire and cultivate growth resulting in a more confident and functional individual

MEET THE CLASS OF 2019 - 2020

Gift Selaolani
Was born on the 18th of July 1999 in Lethabong near Rustenburg. He comes from a family of three. He is the only boy at home. He went to Michael Modisakeng Secondary School. He grew up in Lethabong near Rustenburg but now lives with his grandparents in Majakaneng. His ambitions are to be a soldier. He loves working in a team and loves uniforms, he thinks that this is what is most probably attracting him to be a soldier besides his desire to save his country. He is mostly excited when he learns something new. Gift has recently completed a course in basic computer studies as part of his training here at Ha Phororo.
France Kgomotso Sikhakhane
Was born on the 5th of February 1996 in Boksburg. He comes from a family of five. He has two brothers and a sister. He moved to Daveton a few years after he was born. His ambitions are to be a musician and all correct buttons pressed he would like to be a celebrity. He is mostly happy when he is in front of a microphone. France says music makes him happy and alive and we all agree with him.
Victor Buthelezi
Was born on the 13th July 1999 in Majakaneng. He went to Michael Modisakeng Secondary School. His hobbies are music and fixing computers. His greatest ambition is to be an established computer engineer and to start his own computer company. He is happy when he is in the company of others in a community. Victor has recently completed a certificate in basic computer studies.
Tshepiso Elliot Thabethe
Was born on the 12th of November 1997 in Majakaneng where he also completed his secondary education at Michael Modisakeng Secondary School. His hobbies are music and enjoys working in an office environment. He is very passionate about music and it is no surprise that he would one day like to be a DJ and to start his own company. His dreams are to be a business man. Music makes him alive
Kelebohile Rose Talamane
Was born on the 13th of May 1998 in Lethlabile, she moved to Majakaneng a few years back and is now permanently based there. She lives with her mom and is the only child. She went to Michael Modisakeng Secondary School. She enjoys swimming and when she gets a microphone she raps. Her ambitions are to be a social worker and a musician. She is touched by the plight of the neglected and abused children and would like an opportunity to help them. Music makes her happy. She is hoping to get guidance from Ha Phororo into choosing her career path.
Kabelo Joseph Moremi
Also affectionately known as KB was born on the 20th of February 1995 in Rooderport, Johannesburg and moved to Majakaneng when he was a baby. He went to Michael Modisakeng where he completed his matric education. He is a very adventurous guy who also enjoys hiking, soccer and when he is at the mall you will find him on the arcarde games. He would like to be an electrical engineer and perhaps work at the bank as a bank teller, he reckons the banks are the coolest places ever, with all those aircons they better be! KB has recently completed a certificate in basic computers as part of his training at Ha Phororo.
Charmaine Kamogelo Radebe
Also affectionately known as Kamo was born on the 4th of January 2000 in Brits. She lives in Majakaneng with her mom, four siblings and her child. Kamo went to several schools before ending up at Central Secondary School where she attempted Matric. Her hobbies are singing, writing poems, and playing netball. Her greatest ambition is to complete her matric, she is smart and intelligent, nothing is stopping her from this. She also wishes to go to the school of drama. She chuckles when we call her a drama queen
Sibongile Ntai
Was born in Welkom in the Free State on the 20th of March 1996. She lives in Majakaneng with her mom, brothers and sisters. Her hobbies are running and music. Her future goals are to be a professional athlete and a fitness trainer. She is very passionate about athletics.
Orlando Majul
Was born on the 14th of October 1996 in Rustenburg. He now lives in Majakaneng with his mom and dad. He completed his matric at Michael Modisakeng Secondary School. His hobbies are drawing and singing. He is a young man with a lot of dreams and ambitions, he would like to start his own record label, design cars and own a flat in Pretoria and when he still has time on his hands, he would like to start and own a restaurant.
Reitumetse Setjeo
Also affectionately known as Tumi was born on the 19th of August 1996 in Lesotho. She and her grand mom moved to South Africa when Tumi was a baby at the age of 4. She has lived in Carltonville before they permanently settled in Hillbrow, Johannesburg. Tumi completed her matric at Ebenezar Maranatha Institute. She lives with her mom, dad, aunt and sister. Her hobbies are cooking, baking and reading. She would like to start up her own business and through it empower the youth.
Omphemetse Matabuge
Was born on the 31st of March 1997 in Majakaneng she completed her matric from Michael Modisakeng Secondary School. She has a brother and a sister. She enjoys reading. Her ambition is to be a barrister and start her own coffee shop with a lot of novels and magazines, she enjoys reading. Her greatest ambition is to be a model. When you see her pose for a photo you will agree that she is a super model in the making. All of us at Ha Phororo agree.