Apr 20

Touching lives through mentorship

Name: Paris Nyiko Makaringe Province: Guateng Facebook: Paris Makaringe / Paris Makaringe Page Twitter handle: @Paris_Makaringe Instagram: @Paris_Makaringe Write a short blurb (summary) about yourself. In no more than three sentences. Paris is an optimistic young person who believes in active citizenship within the small space he finds himself in. He is passionate about community …


Apr 19

Zuko – The Epitome Of An Unrestrained Activator

By Tlotliso May Speaks ACTIVATE! is a network of young leaders in South Africa that are committed to making changes in different spheres. This means that every individual in this network is committed to making a certain change and all these small efforts result in a greater change in society. A network such as ACTIVATE! …


Apr 17

Self-developed leaders are the future

Name: Glenda Nukeri Province:  Gauteng Facebook:  Glenda n’wa-roby nukeri Twitter:  Glenda n’waRoby Instagram: N/A Glenda is a humble and extremely motivated young leader who is always constantly developing her skills, she is confident in her ability to come up with interesting ideas and loves helping other people. Why did you decide to be part of …


Apr 13

A motivated social engineer for civil leadership

Name:  Nkosikhona “UZZI” Mpungose Province:  KwaZulu Natal Facebook:  Nkosikhona Uthmaan Mpungose Twitter handle:  @MpungoseNW Instagram:  Nkosikhona Mpungose Write a short blurb (summary) about yourself. In no more than three sentences. Uzzi is a community developer by birth and a social engineer on civil leadership. I’m motivated to bring about change in my community and my …


Apr 12

Using sports and recreation to reach out to the community

 Name:  Gregory Elsud Rooi Province:  Springbok, Northern Cape Facebook:  KCC Greg Write a short blurb (summary) about yourself. In no more than three sentences.  Greg is a 2013 Activator from the Northern Cape in Springbok who has a passion for community development and the development of  women & children. He is involved in his community …


Apr 10

Social Entrepreneur actively taking charge of his future.

Name: Luvuyo Nojoko Province: Eastern Cape Facebook: Luvuyo sjingo Nojoko Write a short blurb (summary) about yourself. In no more than three sentences. I am Luvuyo Nojoko a young Activator (2016) from Port Elizabeth. I’m in a leadership structure both in sport and other youth development programmes. I am from a previously disadvantaged community called …


Jan 9

Activators sparkling as they grind

By Kay-Dee Mashile VIDA Sparkle As You Grind is a Social Entrepreneurship Platform for aspiring entrepreneurs. The initiative was co-founded by two Activator Ladies, Palesa Mpho Tshabalala (Founder of Botle Ba One) and Nathacia Olivier (Founder of Indoni Beauty Range). With both Palesa and Nathacia being passionate about entrepreneurship and lifestyle, the initiative was in …


Jan 9

Activators Review Education System

By Lwazi Nongauza “Any government that prides itself on the few that succeed and ignores the many that fall out of the school system has clearly lost its moral bearings.” Those were the words of former vice-chancellor of the University of the Free State – Jonathan Jansen in response to the recent 2017 Matric examinations …


Aug 28

Luleka’s Super Power is Being A Realist

Name: Luleka Mhlanzi Province: KZN Facebook: Luleka Mhlanzi Ndlangisa Instagram: lulekamhlanzi   What is the essence of being a woman to you? It is it understanding that my breathing is beyond gender, beyond societal stereotypes. I am what I create of myself. What is your super power? Realism, also I do not even begin to …


Aug 28

Blessing, A goal-oriented leader

Name: Blessing Mutiti Province: USA Facebook: @ Africanmythbuster Twitter handle:@blessmutiti Instagram: Africanmythbuster   What is the essence of being a woman to you? Knowing my worth before anyone else defines it for me and setting goals endlessly What is your super power? Resilience, knowing that I’m worthy and exercising a strong sense of self-esteem. What …


Aug 28

Violet Polelo Selwana’s super power is self-motivation

Name: Violet Polelo Selwana Province: Eastern Cape Facebook: Polelo Violet Selwana Twitter handle:@Violet­_pvs Instagram: violet_selwana What is the essence of being a woman to you? The essence of being a women lies in her, faith, caring heart, kindness, and wisdom. Being a women is a blessing and a gift from God. A woman is fearless, …


Aug 24

Activator Khangwelo Mulovhedzi’s super power is strength

Name: Khangwelo Mulovhedzi Province:Limpopo Facebook:Glam Kay Twitter handle: Instagram: khangwelomulovhedzi  What is the essence of being a woman to you? Being able to give birth and raise a leader means that I am a leader by nature. I should stand still and be strong and shield all my beliefs and my value. With hope to …


Aug 22

Shaiyah’s Super Power is Financial Wisdom

Name: Shaiyah Luthuli Province: KwaZulu Natal Facebook: Shaiyah Eshet Yahav (Vegan Ekasi is my page) Twitter handle: @queen_shaiyah (@veganekasi) Instagram: @queen_shaiyah (@veganekasi)   What is the essence of being a woman to you? A woman is a life giver in all aspects. We bring life and order in everything we touch. Without women, there is …


Aug 21

Courage is Khutso Mmethi’s Super Power

Name: Khutso Mmethi Province: Limpopo Facebook: Khutso Kattitude Mmethi Instagram:@Kaytitude   What is the essence of being a woman to you? Being of great articulate character. Standing bold and brave for being human before everything. What is your super power? My sense of possessing courage to the next person What words would you use to …


Aug 21

Gabaiphiwe Makgaka’s Super Power Is Her Voice

Name: Gabaiphiwe Makgaka Province: North West Facebook: Gabaiphiwe Makgaka Twitter handle: @soulsista63 Instagram:@abaphiwemotha   What is the essence of being a woman to you? The essence of being a woman, is being a woman, a mother of the nation, being able to nurture your fruits to full bloom. What is your super power? My super …


Aug 16

Activator Blessing Mutiti’s super power is resilience

Name: Blessing Mutiti Province: USA Facebook: @ Africanmythbuster Twitter handle:@blessmutiti Instagram: Africanmythbuster What is the essence of being a woman to you? Knowing my worth before anyone else defines it for me and setting goals endlessly What is your super power? Resilience, knowing my worth and exercising a strong sense of self-esteem. What words would …


Aug 16

Activator Keneuoe Masegela is passionate about empowering women

Name: Keneuoe Masegela Province: Gauteng Facebook: Keneuoe Rorisang Twitter handle: @KellykeneuoeM Instagram: @Keneuoe_Rorisang What is the essence of being a woman to you? The essence of my womanhood lies in my passion for the future of my people What is your super power? Love What words would you use to describe yourself? Resilient Do you …


Aug 14

Love as a Super Power for Vanessa Mojapelo 

Name: Vanessa Mojapelo  Province: Gauteng Facebook: Vanessa Nophe Mojapelo Instagram: @nessafilms 1. What is the essence of being a woman to you?  Being true, respectful and understanding to myself and every woman. 2. What is your super power?  Love. 3. What words would you use to describe yourself? Brave, loving, impulsive, caring sometimes annoying. 4. …


Aug 14

Chantal Martin’s super power is giving love

Name: Chantal Martin Province: Northern – Cape Facebook: Chantal Chante Martin Instagram: Chantalchane  What is the essence of being a woman to you? The real essence of being a woman is the ability to nurture and to love deeply, unconditionally. What is your super power? My super power is giving love to others who needs …


Aug 10

Activator Kgadi Mmanakana’s super power is serving people

Name: Kgadi Mmanakana Province: Limpopo Facebook: Kgadi Mmanakana Twitter handle: @KgadiMmanakana Instagram: @the_possibilitarian  What is the essence of being a woman to you? To play a role of a mother which is a divine mission given only to women due to their innate resources; nurturing and intuitive nature. What is your super power? I am …


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