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Author: Embrace

Karabo Mokoena

Context matters, and it is hard to advocate for issues of the mind while mothers are struggling with more immediate needs such as safety, food, shelter and other physiological needs.

Jandi Newall

I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and experience with others and learning from them.

Florence Ramoshaba

I have worked with caregivers for almost 10 years. I am excited about being Mamandla Fellow because I will join hands with other women supporting mothers across the country.

Florah Thobakgale

Being a Mamandla Fellow really means a lot to me because I’m very passionate about supporting mothers and advocating for motherhood issues.

Evashnee Naidoo

Working in the public sector for most of my career, I made every effort to offer women in public hospital respectful care that aimed empower them to have individualised and self influenced birth choices, buying a birth stool for women to explore alternative birthing positions is one of the many things I did to improve birth experience in a public Hospital.

Emma Arogundade

I’m passionate about birthing experiences (with stories of my own both good and bad), and how mothers are (or are not) accommodated in the workplace.

Andisiwe Sixenxe

Being a Mamandla Fellow means that I can work with other individuals who want to support mothers and together we can reshape the world and make it more accommodative for mothers.