This weeks episode focuses on access to basic services .Young activator, Anzani Tshifheya investigates what the basic services are and how communities can access them.
The event will serve as a platform for the community to have intergenerational conversations on topics such as HIV/AIDS education at schools, prevention of the virus, health rights as well as the governments intervention.
It calls for all us, as a country to interact, to take part in local government. There cant be a local government alone, there needs to be more done by the young people and for young people.
My love for people is my motivation, because I want skills that will help me develop my community and network.
“These men decided to end my friend’s life because she was a lesbian,” Zandile said with a shaking voice.
Due to unjust Apartheid laws, South Africas past is characterised by systematic defiance and protest against racial segregation.
We need to challenge the norms and create our future now. Thats what I always do. Live my legacy now.
We believe that having programmes such as Walala Wasala will encourage youth to be more active and take more responsibility on the way in which their communities are governed.”
“[As men] we need to not only engage without privilege but also be prepared to hand it over. Probably the most difficult thing to do.”
The Unleash Greatness within Campaign was initiated in January 2016 with the aim to reinforce the community spirit, ubuntu and taking care of each other, according to Mlekeleli.
An alarming statistic is that out of the approximately 9.1 million eligible voters who are not currently registered, more than 80% of them are youth.