Starting a mini library to inspire

Name: THATO FORTUNATE MAEBELA

Province: LIMPOPO

Facebook: THATO FORTUNATE

Twitter handle: @THATOFORTUNATE2

Instagram: Tladymissworld

Thato describes herself as a funny person, talkative, flexible, and she hates seeing people hurt.

Why did you decide to be part of the ACTIVATE! Network?

I decided to be part of ACTIVATE! because I want to make a difference in my community and explore the ideas that I have with other young people out there.

What did you enjoy the most about training?

The time when we painted our dream on a paper where by I realised that as young people we have the same vision

How has training helped you or changed your perspective?

It helped me because I found myself and believed in my self

What do you think the role of the youth is in developing the country?

To inspire each other towards education

What is your field of interest?

Improving rural communities

How would you like to drive change in your community?

By opening a mini library, to supply foods and clothes for those who are poor and build shelters.

Now that you have completed training, how do you plan to keep active in the network?

By networking

What are your plans for this year?

Having a mini library in my community, start a feeding-skim  for those who can’t afford daily food and also job creation by planting greens and selling them.

How will you be involving the network in your plans?

By networking and asking for sponsorship

Additional information you would like us to know?

As we are youth we are lacking information with many things such as career Guadiance and funds