Charitable Celebs


The 11th of October is International Day of the Girl child. To mark this momentous occasion, here is a list of some local celebs who are leading the path in their respective careers while also giving back to young girls and their communities.

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  1. Bonang Matheba

In 2016 Bonang announced that she was starting the Bonang Matheba Bursary Fund to give deserving students the opportunity to study at Boston College. Earlier this year, she announced 10 girls who received the bursaries after writing letters to motivate why they deserved to be selected.

My girls. ? ( A few others couldn’t make it today. ☹️)

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2. Thando Thabethe

Thando launched the #MakeItStop Campaign in an effort to stop violence against women and children. Not stopping there, in 2014 she launched her Women’s Day Netball Challenge which raises funds for abused women’s shelters.

Say NOT IT MY NAME #MakeItStop don’t be a spectator!!!

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Don’t be a spectator!!! #MakeItStop

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Welldone girls better luck next time ??? @ilovekhanya @lootlove2 @manakaranaka @kamobombe @siwedweba @mscosmodj @nollynolz #TTWDNC

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And the boys win…again ??? thanks for the support gents… cava the @selaki_sports wear ????

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3. Nomzamo Mbatha

As a PUMA ambassador, Nomzamo is part of the Do You series that challenges women to take ownership of their bodies and situations.

700 Girls in total. Ages 13-18 . #DoYou #PUMASA

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4. Fikile Fix Moeti

Fix runs the Fix Scholarship in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science, a social entrepreneur scholarship. The scholarship is for aspiring social entrepreneurs who want to gain entrepreneurial skills.

Fix Scholarship Meetings 2017! Let’s go get it!!!!

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