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So far Koyal Singh has created 22 blog entries.

Dance Helps Me Cope

Dance Helps Me Cope Happy place… the place where one feels a sense of belonging and joy. It is a place that makes you come alive and where love is in abundance. That place for 17 year old Simiso Mbelu (pseudonym) is the Drop-in Centre in Zola, Soweto. Simiso is always willing ...

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The Wind Beneath Her Wings

The Wind Beneath Her Wings Jane Swartz (19) will soon be taking to the skies and will be flying the Abraham Kriel Bambanani flag high…literally. On 9 April 2019, Jane received her “wings” and she is beaming with pride and gratitude. For the past five years, Jane has called the Kempton East ...

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This is my life…

This is my life… Pain. Toxic. Misunderstood. No-one “gets” me and nobody can help me. After 10 years of calling them my family, I had to move. A transition that felt like death to me and made me even angrier and more aggressive. Turns out this new space is quite welcoming. The ...

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Help Educate a 6 year old

Help Educate a 6 year old Vernon and Desireé (pseudonyms) live in Yeoville; are Grade R pupils at Johanna Malan Early Childhood Development Centre (JMECDC) and their future, along with that of 19 other pre-schoolers, hangs in the balance at the school. The 21 pre-schoolers are in arrears with their school fees. ...

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I Matter

I matter Jane recently attended her matric farewell and was surprised and made to feel special on the day by her principal. She is a 19 year old young woman, raised at our Kempton East satellite house. Her principal mentioned her in his speech when addressing pupils: “I am very proud of ...

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Home is Where the Heart is

Home is Where the Heart is Marlene’s life changed in 2009, when she became part of a donor sponsored programme in Soweto. Since then we’ve known her as a happy, loving girl whose smile brings joy to those who know and cherish her. *Marlene Mashego (pseudonym) (17) and her younger brother *Lesego ...

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Dunamis Food & Events

Dunamis Food & Events Dunamis was established in April 2017 by a former Assistant Chef student from the Emdeni Skills Development Centre, Innocentia Mtshali. Dunamis Food & Events specialises in catering and event planning. Not only is the company about rendering a service but is also about empowering women and the youth ...

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