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Ever-inspiring radio presenter Martelize Brink
Martelize Brink is a breakfast presenter at South Africa's largest Afrikaans radio station RSG. At the age of 13, Martelize lost the ability to walk. Since then she has "rebelled" to create her own destiny, inspiring thousands along the way. "[When you realize that you're created to] tell people 'listen, if I can flippen sit through the day with pain, then you can get up and go do something for the world' ... that's where you realise that despite the fact that I'm, that it's not easy being...
Mitchells Plain do-gooder Robert Louw
Robert Louw is a South African National Gallery employee former Mitchells Plain peer education program facilitator. As a facilitator, Robert has first-hand experience of the extent of violence and abuse on the Cape Flats. Today, he says, art provides a reflection and release. "I dealt with it in a very immature manner. I got severely drunk every second weekend and I had two friends that I would get drunk with, but they didn't know why. For them, it was just like a braai and a good time. I...
Haven Night Shelter CEO Hassan Khan
Hassan Khan is the CEO of the Haven Night Shelter in the Western Cape, South Africa. Through the organisation, he is in charge of 15 night shelters across the province. Not only that, but Khan was also one of the first people to move back into District Six following forced removals by the Apartheid government there. "[If you donate something and] say it’s only for the Haven the we going to have to say 'no thank you man', we can’t take that responsibility that says it must be in our store...