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Take some time to do the things we never had…

Although I was lucky enough to turn my passion into my job, I feel like I’ve always had a strained relationship with my career. Like …

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Laurence’s “Set me Free” Experience

Over the last couple of days of October, we’ve been all go here at Awake, shooting the music video for Pragathi’s “Set me free”. It’s …

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Pragathi’s Visit

At the beginning of September, we had the pleasure of hosting American/Indian singer Pragathi Guruprasad at our Johannesburg HQ. Pragathi is a South Indian singer …

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Hennops River Clean-Up

On Thursday 10th October, some members of our team went down to Centurion in order to clean up the Hennops River. We joint forces with …

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Raool’s Visit

Only a week prior to our new 8-week programme intake, our team had the opportunity to host international rapper Raool for a week. Raool, primarily …

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Nanga Vhutshilo

One of the main things that Awake has helped me foster is my passion for education. I’ve always known that I want to educate people, …

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Ms. Ndileka Mandela’s Visit

It was a complete surprise and incredible honour to have Ms. Ndileka Mandela visit our offices today. During her visit, our team was extremely excited …

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Will Gittens Live at WITS

It was an honour to be involved in such an event for our public launch. AWAKE has been in the works for a long time, …

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Carmaux: TYP France Programme

During the last two weeks of June 2019, Valavan and I got the chance to run a two-week social entrepreneurship programme on behalf of our …

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A World Without Lions.

It has always been my dream to travel the world and meet people. But I never really knew why. I grew up in London, went …

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Meet our Sound Engineer!

Here I am in the Awake studios one moment working on voice-overs and the next on awesome new original music. The voice-overs are written and …

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A Springboard Opportunity

Working with Awake is an amazing experience that i will not forget. Learning from very interesting and different people from all over the world, with …

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Together.

Imagine tapping through your Instagram stories, stumbling across a post for a summer programme in South Africa, applying the next day and three weeks later …

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A Better Future.

If there’s one thing that people my age don’t like to think about too much, it’s the future. As a result, it often seems like …

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A City Full of Love, Life and Opportunity

I feel like travelling to a new country is never an easy thing to do. It’s not like a holiday when you’re with family or …

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Music for Social Change

I’ve always found that my life fits into a hilarious dichotomy. I’m a musician who is genuinely interested in the study of politics. In my …

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Will Gittens

Will Gittens has landed in SA. After listening to Weak on a loop the night before, today was the day that I got to meet …

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Coming of Angels

In April we had an awesome opportunity to work with an incredibly talented artist called Rushil. He composed a song for us called ‘Coming of …

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