Real Leaders

Left in the Financial Dumps, This Designer Upcycled Her Way Out

Do you ever think about your garbage once it’s been thrown away? Lizl Naude does, because everyday waste is what eventually pulled her out of the dumps. When a business deal went awry, Naude lost everything – her house, car, and most of her possessions. With two children to feed and no way to support […]

The Extreme Athletes Who Built a Home for Orphans in Six Days

Bruce Hughes moves back and forth, yet goes nowhere. His arms and legs are constantly at work, pulling and pushing with rhythmic force. Yet when Hughes rowed on a stationary machine for six days straight, covering 1,460 kilometers, he went further than he thought he could to raise funds for South Africa’s most vulnerable children.  […]

He Grew up without a Father. Now He’s Stepping up to Support Others

Growing up, Msizi Phewa’s future was clouded in uncertainty. What direction should he take? Who could he turn to for help? “For many years I lived without a father,” Phewa says. “I felt so lost without that figure in my life.” Little did he know that being adrift would one day steer his path. Today, […]

Author Getting Children on the Same Page

Some of our country’s first bridges were built upon books. Niki Daly grew up in a time when there was a notable absence of multiracial and multilingual stories, which created a literary divide in addition to the unrest caused by apartheid. In 1971, Daly moved to London to pursue a career as a singer and […]

Using Bees to Save Trees and Elephants

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