sponsor a young leader

Zipho

Age: 20
Bio:

Zipho lives in Old Crossroads with her two older sisters. She’s shy (but can be talkative!), and loves to draw, dance, and sing.

“I joined EPIC to grow more in Christ, work through my past, and learn to forgive.”

Sponsor Zipho!

Zipho

Zipho

Age: 20
Bio:

Zipho lives in Old Crossroads with her two older sisters. She’s shy (but can be talkative!), and loves to draw, dance, and sing.

“I joined EPIC to grow more in Christ, work through my past, and learn to forgive.”

Sponsor Zipho!

Xoli

Xoli

Age: 23
Bio:

Xoli values straight-talk and honest communication. She is very involved in her church in Philllipi, where she lives with her aunt.

“I joined EPIC because I want to be free and strong, to learn the Bible, and deal with heart issues.”

Sponsor Xoli!

Xolani

Xolani

Age: 24
Bio:

Xolani is a good listener, and loves spending time with his friends. He and his family often enjoy singing Gospel music together.

“I joined EPIC to grow in Christ, build a good relationship with God, and to know more of my identity in Christ.”

Sponsor Xolani!

Sbu

Sbu

Age: 24
Bio:

Sbu is a shy, funny, kind young man who loves Gospel music and R&B. He lives in Nyanga with his parents and siblings.

“I want to grow in self-confidence and know who I am. I also want to change my life and my community.”

Sponsor Sbu!

Phelisa

Phelisa

Age: 22
Bio:

Phelisa smiles often and loves to read, listen to music, and go to church. She lives with her sister in Phillipi.

“I joined EPIC because I want to grow in knowing God, and change from the inside out.”

Sponsor Phelisa!

Oyama

Oyama

Age: 19
Bio:

Oyama lives with her mother and stepfather in Nyanga. Shy and kind, she loves listening to music, watching movies, and chatting with her friends.

“I joined EPIC to engage with God, learn more about Him, and grow spiritually.”

Sponsor Oyama!

Lindy

Lindy

Age: 23
Bio:

Lindy lives in Phillipi with her mother, father, sister, and her sister’s child. She is funny and friendly, and loves to sing, play games, and listen to music.

“I joined EPIC to learn to forgive and make peace with what happened to me in the past. I am hoping for healing about things that happened, and direction for my life.”

Sponsor Lindy!

Charmaine

Charmaine

Age: 20
Bio:

Charmaine is an open-hearted, loving, and friendly young woman from a God-fearing family. She loves playing netball, drawing, and reading.

“I joined EPIC to have a personal encounter with God, grow in Christ, and learn how to share the Gospel with others.”

Sponsor Charmaine!

Sizwe

Sizwe

Age: 23
Bio:

Sizwe lives in Mfuleni, a township in Cape Town, with his parents and two
sisters. He loves to read, eat pizza, meet new people, and spend time with his
friends.

“I joined EPIC because I want to get to know myself, my dreams, my vision, and to have clear direction with where I am going in life.”

Sinazo

Sinazo

Age: 20
Bio:

Since her parents passed away, Sinazo has lived with her two sisters, her niece,
and her nephew. She has a bubbly personality, and loves reading, writing, and
watching movies.

“I joined EPIC because I am hungry for Christ. I want to grow in confidence in being able to stand for Christ and be equipped in Him.”

Sponsor Sinazo!

Phakimani

Phakimani

Age: 22
Bio:

Phakamani is a quiet, caring guy. His favorite things to do are hanging with his
friends and listening to Gospel music. He lives with his aunt and uncle, and their
4 children.

“I joined EPIC because I want to grow more. I want to gain the character of Christ and develop leadership skills.”

Sponsor Phakimani!

What your sponsorship covers

$30 a month (or $360 one-time) sponsors a student through the entire year-long EPIC leadership development course.

All meals, housing, and materials while in the dorms

Training materials and activities

Ongoing mentorship, teaching, and events during the year