Archive for March 2014

TK & Maja: Leading their peers!

Names: Tsakane Ngoepe & Maja Morukhuladi School: Dendron Senior Secondary School (matriculated in 2010) Community Issue: Education Hometown: Bochum, Limpopo Tsakane Ngoepe (“TK”) and Maja Morukhuladi attended Dendron Senior Secondary School, situated about 60kms outside of Polokwane in the Limpopo province.  They noted that the dropout rate of students in Grade 11, at their school, was quite high…

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Sesi: The Chess Queen

Names: Sesi Selemolela School: Malusi High School (matriculated in 2013) Community Issue: Youth Empowerment Hometown: Avon, Limpopo Finding her second family has been a journey for Sesi. Coming from the rural farmlands of Limpopo, she saw a lot of young people without much to do, and getting into trouble. Before joining the enke family Sesi and a…

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Ndilisa, Talita, Lwazi, Vuyani, Ambesa, Ludwe, Onke & Abenathi: The Joy of Reading

Names: Ndilisa May, Talita Maliti, Lwazi Fanana, Vuyani Vorslag, Ambesa Mafanga, Ludwe Zigwebile, Onke Ntlolokotshane & Abenathi Ntelezi School: Chris Hani Secondary School Community Issue: Education/Literacy Hometown: Khayelitsha, Western Cape How do you inspire in a group of young people a love of reading? Especially when you have limited access to books and no place for young…

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