“Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.”
Ben Okri, author & poet
Few things can inspire us like stories can. Read these stories and feel your heart grow bigger.
Mmashikwane’s view and experience of family changed radically when she was ten. Hers is a story of learning the value of family and community.
Motherhood brought with it a gift of love, but it also brought Morongoa necessary, tough lessons about life. When she became a mother, she began to understand her mother’s perspective.
Falling pregnant at age seventeen seemed to be the end of Nontokozo’s world. Her dreams had to be put on hold, and a degree seemed like a distant possibility.
When I applied to Rhodes University I was told there was no accommodation for me – their residences were for white students only.
In 2003 the white church leaders of our town repented to the black church leaders of our town for the sins of Apartheid. In 2008, we repented for the sins of Apartheid in the Mpumalanga government, and in 2017 we repented in the Parliament of South Africa.