Three Activists Empowering Communities and Changing Lives

Meet Lera from Eastern Cape, she is the owner of an East London based company. She uplifts her community through her business by assisting children from the neighbouring communities that are battling poverty. Through her company, she supplies nearby orphanages and shelters with essential goods and provides weekly math and science tutoring to shield against hardship.

Mam'Sonto, an activist from Witbank, runs an orphanage from her five-roomed house and provides shelter to over 50 children, from the Mpumalanga province. Despite having experienced homelessness herself, she continues to support those in need. However, Mam'Sonto faces a challenge in acquiring land to build a larger facility as a shelter for these vulnerable children.

Agnes empowers girls by educating them on their rights and fostering courage to stand against any form of injustice. Making her an inspiring force within the Masiphephe Program's Young Women's Desk. Unfortunately, the program struggles with funding challenges and requires support to sustain it.

This podcast shares important lessons on how to fight poverty and achieve greater social justice. Join us as we explore the inspiring stories of these three women who have made significant contributions to their communities through empathy, resilience, and determination.
5 Sep 2023 English South Africa Education · News

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