Boys Lead Foundation and Boys Lead Network are the same organization, united in our mission to empower boys and young men, providing them with the tools, resources, and support they need to thrive in today’s world. Together, we are committed to shaping a brighter future and creating opportunities for personal growth, academic success, and community impact.
Boys Lead Foundation extends its reach to boys and young men in several vibrant cities and communities. Our programs and initiatives are designed to make a positive difference in the lives of boys in the following locations:
Johannesburg, South Africa
In each of these cities, Boys Lead Foundation is dedicated to creating a supportive environment that fosters growth, cultivates leadership skills, and instills values of resilience, empathy, and responsibility. We work hand in hand with local communities, schools, and organizations to address the unique challenges faced by boys and young men in these diverse settings.
To build a world where boys and young men are empowered to reach their full potential, become leaders in their communities, and contribute positively to society.
To provide mentorship, guidance, and resources that enable boys and young men to develop essential life skills, foster positive relationships, and embrace their unique identities. We aim to empower them to become confident, resilient, and socially conscious individuals who make a difference in their own lives and the lives of others.
At Boys Lead, we adopt a holistic approach to empower boys and young men at every stage of their journey. We embrace, engage, equip, empower, and elevate them, ensuring they receive comprehensive support to flourish academically, socially, and emotionally.
Boys are profoundly impacted by the policies and initiatives affecting their communities,
Boys Lead Foundation brings boys to the table to institutionalize their voice in our programs and initiatives.
A wellspring of fresh perspectives and ideas, BYMOC can often see new ways of bringing solutions to existing problems and challenges, BLF strategy encourages students to identify and implement their own solutions to the various issues.
No one can do it alone! Through relationship and coalition building, we connect with individuals, organizations and others who believe in the cause of BYMOC to power our collective movements with the brilliance, resourcefulness, and wisdom of our partners.
We appreciate the myriad contributions of our volunteers, and recognize the power of thank you and of giving back. We seek to promote and encourage service among our stakeholders. We recognize and value the positive accomplishments that volunteers can achieve by working together. We believe that our programs positively impact volunteers as much as the youth and communities we serve.
We demonstrate our appreciation to people by being kind and empathetic.
We are ready to take bold and daring steps to achieve our goals.
Through our programs, mentorship initiatives, and community engagement, we address several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) established by the United Nations. Our focus includes but is not limited to:
We strive to provide access to quality education, ensuring boys and young men have the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in their academic pursuits.
We promote gender equality, challenging stereotypes and fostering an inclusive environment that values and respects all genders.
We work towards reducing inequalities, creating equal opportunities for boys and young men from diverse backgrounds, including those from disadvantaged communities.
We equip boys and young men with the necessary skills and resources to pursue fulfilling careers, contributing to sustainable economic growth.
We foster values of respect, empathy, and positive citizenship, promoting peaceful coexistence and contributing to strong and just societies.