Charity: People Upliftment Programme (PopUp)
As part of the Vodacom Change the World programme Madelein is working at the People Upliftment Programme (PopUp) in Pretoria.
She has her Honours in Industrial Psychology and experience in teaching, facilitation, coaching, leadership and community development.
Wood has been involved in PopUp for five years and helping with their life skills programme and business administration section. She is also an implementation agent for the new venture project at Constitutional Hill.
As a Vodacom volunteer at PopUp she will be part of the planning and structuring components of the project. This will include instilling a ‘can do’ attitude in learners.
As part of organisational sustainability she wants to set up partnerships with Small Enterprise Development Agency, National Small Business Council and draw up a business plan for the organisation.