A whole lot of willpower, grit and a cup of tea


This week, willpower meets grit in six stories of change. Ronald Snippert. A man who lost his children to gangs fights for peace. Jerome Femela. Boxing gives a child a way out of gang life. Jessica Bonin. A woman walks away from a dead-end job and finds her dream selling tea. Thabo Marotola. A basketball coach teaches kids to fly. Zainuniessa Waggie. She makes sure kids who have nothing get fed. Thusile Celesi. One man’s journey from floor scrubber to Cake King of Khayelitsha. This is Beautiful News

Nella EtkindDecember 2016