Cultural norms and traditions are beautiful and complex, but in Nellie’s case, they were used as a weapon against her.
From the moment he was born, Judge Albie Sachs’ path as a revolutionary was set. He was named after Albert Nzula, an activist and writer.
For many people who battle depression, suicidal thoughts are a part of daily life. When Anela’s depression became more sever, she thought that suicide was the only option. She recounts the story of how it brought her to a halt, and how, eventually, she survived.
Sarah’s journey to embracing womanhood has taught her that she is free to be unique – and to make choices that empower not only her, but her family as well.
Telling your story of forgiveness can help you gain freedom and move on with your life – even when the tragedy you have faced is too huge for words. Brenda Heinrich recounts the story of her family’s murder.
Three black South African youths – Mzamo, Lebogang and Neliswa – discuss what their experiences of race, racism and micro-agressions in the democratic South Africa have been.
From the time he was abandoned at birth, to the time he eventually found his family, Innocent has struggled with belonging and identity. His story of finding home was a complicated and tough journey. But after crashing – he got back up.
When her stepfather and mother got a divorce, Daniella’s life nearly fell apart. It affected her health, and all of a sudden, she had to fend for herself.
By using the skills she learned in the corporate world, Koinonia Baloyi found a way to live out her passion for community development and begin something that is not only changing her community, but her too, for the better.