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Butholezwe Nyathi
June 16, 2016
Butholezwe Nyathi, Zimbabwe Butholezwe Kgosi Nyathi has over eight years of experience in creative entrepreneurship, community cultural-heritage preservation and promotion, and social-movement building. Currently, Butholezwe is programs manager at Amagugu Heritage Trust in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. At the [...] Keep reading →
 
June 16, 2016
Trymore Tiara Gendi, Zimbabwe Trymore Tiara Gendi has over three years of experience in the fields of human rights and trans diverse community building. Tiara is currently a volunteer data capturer at GALZ (Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe), documenting the services attained by members of the organization [...] Keep reading →
 
June 16, 2016
Lumbiwe Limbikani, Zambia Lumbiwe Lulu Limbikani has over seven years of experience in the education sphere, particularly in integrating technology in the classroom and changing the way teaching is done to foster inquiry-based, lifelong learning. Lulu has been working in gender and women empowerment [...] Keep reading →
 
June 16, 2016
Mark Kaweesi, Uganda Kaweesi Mark is a social artist who uses his skills to empower and uplift communities. He has eight years’ experience in working with children, youth, and adults across a broad spectrum of arenas, including community centers, orphanages, prisons (juvenile and adult), drug rehabilitation [...] Keep reading →
 
June 16, 2016
Deo Sekandi, Uganda Deo Sekandi has five years of experience working to empower vulnerable people with disabilities. Deo had an accident when he was 13 years of age. Throughout his life he didn’t know what was affecting his speech and mobility until he won a university scholarship and learned that [...] Keep reading →
 
June 16, 2016
Matida Komma, The Gambia Matida Komma has almost six years of experience in the nonprofit and voluntary sector. She co-founded a young women-led organization, The Girls’ Agenda, where she campaigns for the rights of girls and young women in her community. She focuses her campaign on harmful cultural [...] Keep reading →
 
June 16, 2016
Mauot Louis Alier Anyang, South Sudan Since 2011, Mauot Louis Alier Anyang has been a disability rights advocate and secretary of education for the South Sudan Association of the Visually Impaired, where he supervises a music-and-drama group known as ‘Hidden ability melody’. His role is to advocate [...] Keep reading →
 
June 16, 2016
Sibongile Khumalo, South Africa For nine years, Sibongile worked with a high-school scholarship program, where she focused on providing support to underprivileged children who were awarded scholarships to attend affluent schools. Sibongile believes that all young people can have access to quality education [...] Keep reading →
 
June 16, 2016
Abdul Kabia, Sierra Leone Abdul Karim Kabia, popularly known as Fonti, has over a decade's experience in the field of mainstream journalism. He is currently the head of communications and public relations at the Africa Young Voices (AYV) media empire. Fonti has served as editor for five leading newspapers [...] Keep reading →
 
June 16, 2016
Papa Mamadou Camara, Senegal Raised in Guédiawaye, Dakar, Senegal, Pape Mamadou Camara observed youth delinquency in his suburban area and its negative effects on the future of the youth. He saw how underserved youth lacked the opportunity to develop a mode of self-expression and have a positive impact [...] Keep reading →