- Marco Ruben Charles
- The Giver
As someone who's always dreamt of giving back, Marco started voluteering in high school and is living his dream through the work he does through an NGO.
- Alphoncinah Tiisetso Rantoa
- Foodie at heart.
Alphoncinah, a senior manager in one of SA's biggest restuarants, has used her position to train and hire young people through Sizzling Studies, where they are taught how things operate.
- Robert Kgabo
- What started as a hobby has put me on the world map
Robert is a self-taught artist who started his artistic journey as a hobby and today, he competes with the best in the world.
- Athal-John Cassidy Rhode
- Art will always inspire me
Athal-John was always good at drawing whilst growing up and has nurtured this talent by acquiring a qualification in Graphic Design. He is now part of a collective that does tattoos, art and design.
- Nqobile Bathini Nkosi
- I designed a wedding band that changed my life
Nqobile knew he was destined to be a jewellery designer after he designed his first wedding band at the Soweto Jewellery School. Today he boasts a reputation for designing and producing custom made high-end jewellery that has received amazing reviews in many quarters.
- Agreement Matshebele
- You're someone's role model
Agreement believes that one should never look down on themselves as they could be someone's role model.
- Nokuphumla Sneli
- There is hope in a hopeless society
Nokuphumla believes that where you come from can play a major part in who you become in the future. She’s lived out this belief through her NPO she started, so the unheard and misunderstood may have a voice.
- Nasika Baijnath
- We help where we can
Even the simplest act of kindness can change the lives of others forever. Nasika Baijnath started a giving programme, where people donate goods for the less fortunate.
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South Africa is filled with rich stories just waiting to be told. Along with street artist Russell Abrahams, we’ve brought your stories to life in full colour. See some of the South African stories that have been featured on our Mural in busy Maboneng.