About Us
  1. Maphu's hand
    Maphu's hand
  2. Karin
    Karin
  3. Mpho
    Mpho
THE STORY BEHIND THE LOGO...
This is the hand of Maphu, a Swazi girl who was born with HIV/AIDS. Ever since the day Karin met Maphu, she became the biggest motivation to start Yellow motivation. It came natural for us to use her hand-mark as our main-mark for the organisation. 
THE TEAM...
Karin and Mpho has known each other since 2010 and share the same passion of motivating youth to a healthy and happy life. 
WHAT DO WE DO?
Yellow motivation operates in Swaziland in Southern Africa. We are a
NON-PROFIT organisation providing possibilities of Personal Development and Growth for the youth of Swaziland. The organisation form partnership with local schools, communities and other organisations working with youth. Yellow Motivation wants to foster a commitment to young people that will provide a stronger self esteem and self respect, increased ability of empathy, identification of their true potential and motivation to create THEIR future. Through guidance and support a sense of personal responsibility will be reestablished that will give the youth the commitment to themselves to follow through on path to adulthood with sense of self respect and accomplishment.
 
 
WHY DO WE DO IT?
Yellow motivation started as a dream in 2010 when Karin Claesson (director) came to Swaziland the first time. She saw the lack of opportunities for the people of Swaziland to find support to develop on a personal level. Karin then met Mpho Nhlengethwa (director), they both shared the interest in helping youth and unfortunately also shared the experience that most youth struggle a lot in Swaziland. Many of them grow up under very hard family and finical conditions. To start with, the number of orphans is high in this part of the world. On top of that they face problems as poverty (70% of the population in Swaziland live on less than $2 a day), mental and physical abuse, HIV/AIDS (it is estimated that 26% of the entire population are HIV positive), drug abuse, teenage pregnancy (22,6% of young women age 15-19 has given birth or are pregnant with their first child),  depression/anxiety…. the list is unfortunately long.
 
Both Karin and Mpho could see how youth are giving up from the beginning as there isn´t enough guidance and support for them. Yellow motivation is here to help and motivate the young people of Swaziland to strengthen their self-esteem which hopefully will result in them making healthy decisions in life and being able to create the life they dream of.
 
 
OUR VISION
A healthy and happy Swaziland


OUR MISSION
The mission of Yellow Motivation is the pursuit of following principles:

Support: An individual is dramatically influenced by their support system. Yellow Motivation wants to surround young people in a caring, safe, inclusive learning environment.

Trust: In order to make self development possible we need to open up and in order to open up we need to feel trust. Yellow Motivation wants to help young people develop respect and trust towards themselves and others.

Potential: Every individual has a higher potential which we might not be aware of. Yellow Motivation wants to surround young people in creative, nonjudgemental environment in order to explore their true potential. 

Responsibility: Yellow Motivation wants to widen the young peoples perspective and make them aware of the possibilities and the responsibility they have in order to create their own future. 
 

WHO ARE WE?
Karin Claesson, from Sweden - Director
Diploma in Psychosynthesis coaching
One year arts studies at "Konstskolan i Stockholm" (Sweden)
Karin has been involved in different NGO (non government organisations) in Swaziland since 2010. She has a passion for personal development and creativity in general. 
 
Motto: "Everyone is good enough" 
 
Mpho Nhlengethwa, from Swaziland - Director
Motivational speaker with experience of growing up under difficult circumstances.
Mpho grew up in the country side in Swaziland but then moved to Lobamba, the area where Yellow motivation is focusing their work at the moment. As a former DJ, Mpho has a passion for music and his experience as a tour guide also leave him with a passion for nature. 
 
Motto: "Doubt kill more dreams than failure ever will"
 
 
HOW DO WE USE THE DONATIONS GIVEN TO US?
For us it is important to be completely transparent with how we use the donations given to us. Below you'll find how we have budgeted our donations for 2016/2017. If you have more detailed questions regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.
 
Our budget for 2016/2017 (in Euro) 

Salaries: €9000 (€750/month)
Administration: €600
Sales: €1740
Marketing: €600
Transport: €1200
Coaching Sessions: €2400
Motivational Speakers: €1200
Creative Activities: €2400
TOTAL NEED: €19140
 
 
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT US AND OUR PROJECTS; PLEASE CONTACT US AT ANY TIME:
info@yellowmotivation.com