Community Activism: Young People Making a Difference

Ubuntu, the idea that the needs of others are above my own. This is a phrase popularly used to describe us as South Africans but often in reality it feels we are far detached from this way of life. So when I meet young people like Asanda Mpelwane, who are making a positive impact in their communities, it is inspiring and revives my belief in us as a nation. I speak in-depth with her about her project collecting pads for homeless women and the importance of volunteerism, particularly for young people in the country. YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5cH4wX-EzE&t=12s

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