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Taryn-Zoë Gurr

Taryn-Zoë believes that “the mom is the heart of every home”. Her journey and relationship with her own mother inspires her great idea for motherhood.  She wrote, “diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at approximately 18 months old I know that my mom is a huge part of the reason that I

Tabea Nong

Tabea’s  passion is in developing women’s sense of self-worth, outside of their identities as wives, mothers etc. She writes, “Society spends a lot of time attempting to solve the practical problems of mothers i.e. need for money equals to the social grant, food parcels etc. All of which are certainly

Someleze Swana

Someleze “Somi’s” passion is to offer mothers support specifically with respect to mental health. She writes, “I imagine an honest and open community of mothers who are growing each other through sharing opinions, techniques and experiences.” Through the fellowship, Somi hopes to work on “a support and prevention program that

Palesa Mshungu

Palesa has a passion for empowering women and creating spaces in which young women can establish self-worth.  She is the founder of the Glow Network, encouraging young women to “make conscious decisions about their lives, conscious decisions about their bodies”. One of the project’s aims is to celebrate the strength

Nolwazi Serero

Nolwazi is a community organizer and business owner from Gauteng. She feels that “if the agenda of economic security for mothers was put forward, it would unlock the economic potential of women through our GDP, and deal with the underlying major socioeconomic issues that face women”. The road to this

Dudu Mathebula

Dudu and her twin, Smangele are BoMme, “a movement that celebrates a beautiful motherhood. We aim to create a mother-to-mother support network that imparts practical and spiritual solutions, information with regards to mothering and empowering the mom”. BoMme is committed to finding creative and sustainable solutions to some of the

Dithoriso Mputhi

Dithoriso, or  ‘Dee’ as she’s affectionately known,  is a community activist and social entrepreneur who understands the importance of harnessing and using the power of communities for change. As such, she owns and runs her own Flourish franchise, offering mothers in her community low-cost ante- and postnatal support and information.