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Title: National Youth Development Agency Presentation to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Youth, Women, Children and People with Disability 21 October 2009


1
National Youth Development AgencyPresentation
to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on
Youth, Women, Children and People with
Disability21 October 2009
2
PRESENTATION OUTLINE
  • Vision and Purpose
  • NYDA Objectives
  • Looking Back UYF and NYC Historical
    Performance
  • Transition Challenges
  • The Future NYDA Key Performance Areas
  • Performance Targets2010-2012
  • NYDA Transition Management

3
NYDA AT A GLANCE
  • Launched on Youth Day June 16 2009
  • Established through merger of Umsobomvu Youth
    Fund and National Youth Commission
  • Policy Context
  • Integrated Youth Development Strategy
  • Aligned to the United Nations World Programme of
    Action on Youth (WPAY)
  • African Youth Charter
  • National Youth Policy
  • Created through NYDA Act 54 of 2008

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Vision
  • Integrated and mainstreamed youth development in
    all organs of state, private sector and civil
    society for sustainable livelihoods
  • Purpose
  • To mainstream and integrate youth development for
    sustainable livelihoods
  • Nature of Business
  • To initiate, facilitate, implement, coordinate
    and monitor youth development interventions aimed
    at reducing youth unemployment and promoting
    social cohesion

5
NYDA Objectives
  • Develop an Integrated Youth Development Plan and
    Strategy for South Africa
  • Develop guidelines for the implementation of an
    integrated national youth development policy and
    make recommendations to the President
  • Initiate, design, co-ordinate, evaluate and
    monitor all programmes aimed at integrating the
    youth into the economy and society in general
  • Guide efforts and facilitate economic
    participation and empowerment, and achievement of
    education and training
  • Partner and assist organs of state, the private
    sector and non-governmental organisations and
  • community based organisations on initiatives
    directed at attainment of employment and skills
    development

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NYDA Objectives continued..
  • Initiate programmes directed at poverty
    alleviation, urban and rural development and the
    combating of crime, substance abuse and social
    decay amongst youth
  • Establish annual national priority programmes in
    respect of youth development
  • Promote a uniform approach by all organs of
    state, the private sector and non-governmental
    organisations. To matters relating to or
    involving youth development and
  • Endeavour to promote the interest generally of
    the youth, particularly young people with
    disabilities.

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Looking backUYF Performance 2008/9
Key Performance Indicators 2007/08 2008/09 of Growth
Number of youth participating in the National Youth Service Programme 55,680 34,906 (37.3)
Number of loans issued to SMMEs 19,682 21,884 11.2
Value of SMME loans issued R114 million R86.8 million (23.9)
Number of business support interventions provided to SMMEs 10,534 12,095 14.8
Value of business opportunities facilitated for SMMEs R270 million R101,26 million (62.5)
Number of South African Youth Card members 82,771 72,211 (12.7)
Number of youth assisted through Youth Advisory Centres 485,691 564,508 16.2
Number of jobs created and/or sustained 41,002 38,304  (6.6) 
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Information Provision
Key Performance Targets Year Targets 2008/9 Actual
Direct provision of information to young people through channels / platforms 800 000 young people provided with information 564 508 young people provided with information
Establishment and maintenance of office network structure for product deployment 6 new full service YACS (19 cumulative Full Service YACs 13 Full Service YACs (UYF Branches)
Establishment and maintenance of office network structure for product deployment 170 YAC Points 121 YAC Points
Establishment and maintenance of office network structure for product deployment 9 YAC Mobiles 4 YAC Mobiles
Establishment and maintenance of office network structure for product deployment 100 YAC Kiosks 13 Kiosks
Number of SAY Card members 150 000 new cardholders 72 211 new cardholders
Number of Call Centre interactions 128 400 interactions141 141 135 interactions
Number of hits on the youth portal 6 million portal hits 7 773 791 portal page hits
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Skills Development and NYS
Key Performance Indicators Year Targets 2008/9 Actual
Number of unemployed graduates trained 6 300 unemployed graduates 1 750 unemployed graduates
Number of out-of-school youth trained in entrepreneurship 6 200 out-of-school youth 3 368 out-of-school youth
To inculcate a culture of service among young people that will contribute to increased improved quality service delivery to communities whilst developing skills and abilities of young people 38 500 unskilled youth 34 906 unskilled youth
Number of skilled youth providing volunteer services in communities 6 000 skilled youth 542 skilled youth
Citizens registered in volunteer projects to serve their communities 30 000 citizens 34 064 citizens, 1,269 vulnerable children supported

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Business Development Services
Strategic Objectives Year Targets 2008/9 Actual
To enable potential and existing entrepreneurs to acquire innovative BDS through the use of the voucher for business- creation, improvement and sustainability 15 000 vouchers issued 12,095 vouchers issued from 13 UYF branches
To enable potential and existing entrepreneurs to acquire innovative BDS through the use of the voucher for business- creation, improvement and sustainability 2000 vouchers issued to young people in rural areas 2,834 vouchers issued to young people in rural areas
To enable potential and existing entrepreneurs to acquire innovative BDS through the use of the voucher for business- creation, improvement and sustainability 100 vouchers issued to young people with disabilities 80 vouchers issued to young people with disabilities
To enable potential and existing entrepreneurs to acquire innovative BDS through the use of the voucher for business- creation, improvement and sustainability 7500 vouchers issued to women 6,750 vouchers issued to women
To enable potential and existing entrepreneurs to acquire innovative BDS through the use of the voucher for business- creation, improvement and sustainability 7500 clients assisted 10,827 clients assisted
To enable potential and existing entrepreneurs to acquire innovative BDS through the use of the voucher for business- creation, improvement and sustainability 14 400 jobs created/sustained 12,980 jobs created/sustained
To enable potential and existing entrepreneurs to acquire innovative BDS through the use of the voucher for business- creation, improvement and sustainability 6000 new businesses created 4,680 new businesses created
To enable potential and existing entrepreneurs to acquire innovative BDS through the use of the voucher for business- creation, improvement and sustainability R80m tenders accessed R38,517,960 tenders accessed
To enable potential and existing entrepreneurs to acquire innovative BDS through the use of the voucher for business- creation, improvement and sustainability R160m in loans accessed by 360 clients R86,413,726 in loans accessed by 163 clients
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Business Development Services
Strategic Objectives Year Targets 2008/9 Actual
To link young entrepreneur groups to emerging business opportunities R750m worth of business opportunities secured for 2000 entrepreneurs R101,26 million worth of business opportunities secured for 238 entrepreneurs
To facilitate the provision of BDS and technical support to identified youth-owned enterprise groups and individual entrepreneurs 300 young entrepreneurs accessed business development and technical assistance 1,065 young entrepreneurs accessed business development and technical assistance
Young people assisted to acquire mentorship support and technical assistance from experienced volunteer mentors 2 500 youth entrepreneurs assisted 500 new mentoring pairs 500 mentors recruited 1 728 youth entrepreneurs assisted 95 new mentoring pairs 158 mentors recruited
To source emerging employment and work-related opportunities and link unemployed youth 6 000 employment and work related opportunities sourced for unemployed youth 9,011 employment and work-related opportunities sourced for unemployed youth Successful placement of 2 000 unemployed young people Successful placement of 1,498 unemployed young people (986 Direct placements and 512 indirect placements)
To provide job preparedness sessions to unemployed youth 5 000 unemployed young people taken through the job preparedness sessions 5,702 unemployed young people taken through the job preparedness sessions.
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Enterprise Finance
Strategic Objectives Year targets 2008/9
To expand micro-enterprise lending activities Value of Loans disbursed to youth and women owned micro enterprises R35 million Value of loans disbursed to youth and women-owned micro-enterprises R26.540 million
To expand micro-enterprise lending activities 22,000 loans made 21,809 loans made
To expand micro-enterprise lending activities 70 of loans made to women-owned enterprises 90 of loans made to women-owned enterprises
To expand micro-enterprise lending activities 60 of loans made to peri-urban and rural areas enterprises 81 of loans made to peri-urban and rural areas enterprises
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Enterprise Finance
Strategic Objectives Year targets 2008/9
The provision of funding to Youth and Women- owned enterprises and the facilitation of economic development activities Value of approvals to youth and women-owned enterprises R150 million Value of approvals to youth and women-owned enterprises R137,60 million
The provision of funding to Youth and Women- owned enterprises and the facilitation of economic development activities Disbursements for approved transactions R105 million Disbursements for approved transactions R60.262 million
The provision of funding to Youth and Women- owned enterprises and the facilitation of economic development activities Number loans made 200 Number loans made 75
The provision of funding to Youth and Women- owned enterprises and the facilitation of economic development activities 50 of loans made to women owned enterprises 25 of loans made to youth or women owned enterprises in rural or peri-urban areas 52 of loans made to women owned enterprises 18 of loans made to youth or women-owned enterprises in rural or peri-urban areas
The provision of funding to Youth and Women- owned enterprises and the facilitation of economic development activities 4 of loans made to youth and women with disabilities 1 of loans made to youth and women with disabilities
The provision of funding to Youth and Women- owned enterprises and the facilitation of economic development activities 3,000 jobs created / maintained 1,868 jobs created / maintained
The provision of funding to Youth and Women- owned enterprises and the facilitation of economic development activities
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Historical Performance continued
  • Other highlights include
  • Hosting the 5th Annual Entrepreneurship
    Development Conference in July 2008.
  • National Youth Service conducted recruitment of
    volunteers for the 2009 FIFA Confederation Cup
    and FIFA World Cup
  • NYSU piloted the First YouthBuildTM Project in SA
    using adapted model of YouthBuildTM USA

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Performance at a Glance 2007 2009
Programme 2006/7 2007/8 2008/9 Increase/ Decrease
National Youth Service 15 139 57 298 71 030 25
Graduate Development Job Preparedness 1250 3300 6 402 94
Entrepreneurship Education 29 106 44 272 39 595 (11)
Enterprise Finance 21 383 19 505 21 884 12
Business Dev Services Vouchers 9 470 10 534 12 119 15
Volunteers in Action Mentorship Service 594 mentees 612 mentees 1 728 mentees 182
Business Opportunities R183,7 m R270m R101m (63)
Job Opportunities 2 467 1 108 1 498 35
Walk ins Outreach 566 457 485 691 564 224 16
Full Service Youth Advisory Centres 1 13 13 0
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UYF
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UYFIncome Statement for the year ended March 2009
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UYFBalance Sheet as at as at 31 March 2009
19
NYC
  • Finalisation and adoption of National Youth
    Policy by Cabinet, included consultation with the
    following
  • All government departments
  • NEDLAC
  • Youth Structures (political and social)
  • Provincial Youth Commissions
  • Youth Presidential Working Committee and
  • Governments Social Cluster
  • Input into various bills and legislation such as
  • - Prevention of substance abuse bill
  • - Submissions were made on Devices on Drug
    Testing and Procedures led by the DoE
  • - Submission on Provincial and Local Government
    Youth Framework - led by DPLG
  • - Submission on the National Qualification
    Framework - led by DoE

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NYC
  • African Youth Charter ratified by Parliament
  • Audit on the Establishment of Youth Directorates
    in Government Departments
  • 7767 participated in the Batsha Jeugd Programme
    ( Partnership with the Flemish Government)
  • - Annual Study tour to Belgium to learn more
    about other approaches to youth development (
    MoU between the SA govt and the Flemish govt)
  • Seminars on the Xenophobic clashes
  • Continued engagement with DPLG, led to adoption
    of Local government strategy
  • Establishment of youth desks at municipality
    level
  • Capacity building of Youth Officials at municipal
    level

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NYC
  • Inter Departmental Committee ( IDC) took place on
    a quarterly basis to co-ordinate and monitor
    government implementation of youth development
  • The Implementation plan developed to which was
    used as a basis for all government departments to
    Implement programmes

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NYC
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NYC
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THE FUTURENYDA KPAs
Economic Participation Aimed at enhancing the participation of young people in the economy through targeted and integrated programmes. The NYDA will support both for-profit businesses as well as social enterprises that promote job creation, job placement, self employment and income generating activities.
Education and Skills Development Aimed at promoting access to quality education and skills to both in-school and out of school youth through 2nd chance interventions for school drop-outs and School to Work programmes.
National Youth Service Aimed at providing young people with meaningful and accredited skills and activities that benefit their communities through national service and patriotism.
Social Cohesion Aimed at engaging young people in activities that build their social capital, networks and strengthen the relationships that bind people and communities together. These activities will propel young people to reach their personal goals and develop their full capacity. Furthermore, young people will be aware of themselves and their rights and responsibilities
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NYDA KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS (CONTINUED)
Information and Communications Aimed at providing young people with information about various opportunities aimed at improving their living conditions. Through this area of work, the NYDA will also be able to provide information and career guidance services to young people.
6. Policy, Lobby and Advocacy Aimed at creating platforms and other social dialogue forums to engage the state, civil society and other social partners for purpose of mainstreaming youth development.
7. Research, monitoring and evaluation Aimed at generating a body of research, knowledge and best practice in the youth development sector. It will inform various ways through which government, business and other social partners can contribute towards youth development.
8. Effective and Efficient Management Resources The NYDA aims to set efficient and effective management processes that will ensure that resources are managed optimally. This will be done through effective financial management process, risk management, legal, improved business processes and the development of controls.
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NYDA ESTABLISHMENT UPDATE
  • Executive Chairperson and Deputy Executive
    Chairperson
  • assumed office on 01 May 2009
  • NYDA launched on Youth Day June 16
  • Board sub-committees appointed
  • Transfer of staff from NYC and UYF to NYDA in
    terms of Section
  • 197 of LRA effected
  • Process to harmonise conditions of service and
    benefits of staff
  • has been initiated
  • Consultative Forum consisting of 3 a side from
  • UYF and NYC established
  • Change management process for merger ongoing
  • Inaugural strategic plan process undertaken

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ACHIEVEMENTS 2009/10 YEAR TO DATE
  • 3799 young people participated in NYS projects
  • Initiation of YouthBuild Project - an innovative
    youth service
  • concept incorporating technical, leadership
    and academic content
  • 4542 beneficiaries assisted with business
    support through voucher
  • programme
  • 1116 mentorship support provided to young
    entrepreneurs by
  • experienced mentors
  • R35.7 m worth of opportunities sourced through
    opportunity
  • providers such as Nestle, MTN, Cell C and
    Hot Dog Café, Sasko
  • Mills, Meropa Casino, Venda Tusk etc
  • Hosted a Young Women in Dialogue seminar in
    August
  • Young entrepreneurs supported with 3582 Micro
    and SME Loans
  • A total of 8 856 jobs created for young people
    through different
  • interventions.

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NYDA ESTABLISHMENT UPDATE (continued)
  • CEO appointed and expected to resume duty 1st
    November
  • Consultative process with provinces for
    establishment of provincial
  • structures commenced
  • Application for Executive authority approval for
    commencement of
  • operations made
  • Appointment of NYDA bankers has been submitted
    to National
  • Treasury
  • Applications for registration with relevant
    Regulatory Bodies i.e.
  • SARS, NCR etc have been completed
  • Resolution transferring UYF assets, liabilities,
    rights and obligations to
  • NYDA developed and awaiting close-out audits
    in October
  • NYC Act could be repealed pending the close-out
    audits in October.

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Challenges Related to Change
  • Limited funding for 2009/10
  • Possible staff turnover communication needs to
    be managed
  • Uncertainty over partner commitment
  • Demand for products and services bring
    certainty in the market place - convey message
    that we are open for business

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Development Philosophy
  • OUR WORK AIMS TO
  • redress the previous imbalances,
  • create equal opportunities, and
  • promote accessibility, transparency and
    accountability of youth development programmes.
  • Our Development Philosophy will be defined by the
    following Characteristics
  • We serve young people aged between 14 and 35
    years
  • Major beneficiaries will be from low income
    households.
  • Our programmes will be structured according to
    key priorities while others will be unstructured
    and supported on merit and ad-hoc basis
  • Develop partnerships with stakeholders in
    government, civil society and private sector
  • Adoption and application of standards of
    effective practice when making investments in
    youth development projects

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Targets Over MTEF Period
Programme 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
National Youth Service (No. of Participants) 81 950 90 145 99 160
Graduate Development Job Preparedness (No. of Participants) 5 500 6 050 6 655
Entrepreneurship Education (No. of Participants) 45 320 49 852 54 837
Enterprise Finance (No. of loans) 24 200 26 620 29 282
Business Dev Services Vouchers (No. of vouchers) 16 500 18 150 19 965
Volunteers in Action Mentorship Service No. of mentees) 2 750 3 025 3 328
Business Opportunities (Value of Opportunities) R 825m R907m R998m
Job Opportunities (No. of young people placed) 2 200 2 420 2 662
Full Service Youth Advisory Centres 7 7 8
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Key Deliverables Continued
  • Introduce a fund to support social enterprises,
    out of which 50 social enterprises will be
    supported
  • Explore and develop recommendations on the best
    method to implement the regulation of youth
    development initiatives by all organs of state,
    private sector and business
  • The NYDA will lobby for the professionalization
    of youth work
  • The NYDA website is completed and launched to the
    public
  • All NYDA related information is provided in 11
    official languages
  • Merger between the former NYC and UYF is
    completed and finalise HR matters

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Key Projects
  • Matric Re-write Project 30 000
  • NYS 500 000 participants
  • Abattoir in Kzn
  • Rural Focused Project ( in 4 provinces)
  • Furniture Project in partnership with the
    Vietnamese government
  • Youth Contact Centre

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Where to Find us
YAC Points
Mobile YAC
Full Service YAC
Call Centre
Head Office
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OUR BUSINESS APPROACH
  • Planning and Performance
  • Project Cycle Management
  • Customer Engagement

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NYDA
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Budget for next three years
NYDA Proposed budget 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
R930 mil R935 mil R940mil
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