Thulani madondo, a south african man from kliptown in soweto, is one of 10 finalists for the 2012 cnn hero of the year award, an annual campaign which. Mr thulani madondo (director)- thulani completed his 12th grade in the year 2001 and went on to serve as a service leader in the community of yeoville for a year through city year, thulani got his community development practitioner certificate at wits university and went on to further upgrade it. I`m thulani madondo i`m helping educating the children so that we can help them together we help the children by paying for the schoolbooks, school uniforms, our main focus is our tutoring program that runs four days a week. From the drop-down menu) thulani madondo director, kliptown youth program: online donations now possible through cafamerica: kyp i s now pleased to offer its friends around the world an incredibly easy way to support its programs. Join the cal alumni association (caa) and the center for african studies as we celebrate esteemed humanitarian thulani madondo madondo is the co-founder and executive director of kliptown youth program, a south african youth development organization created to help young people from the.
Old content archived at olpc south africa/archive a case study has been written on the grassroots programs in south africa south africa, 2008-2012 (pdf) olpc in south africa kliptown youth program (kyp) location: kliptown, soweto kyp director: thulani madondo. Thulani madondo people need to be reminded that they are powerful and they can still achieve whatever they want to achieve, because at the end of the day you are what you think you are. When thulani madondo went to school, apartheid wrote the rules by providing a lesser quality of learning, the bantu education system was designed to ensure that the people it oppressed stayed down but madondo was no pushover he did his homework in a cramped one-bedroom shack shared with eight o. Meet thulani madondo, who runs the kliptown youth project a project in which kda travel / sowetocoza is very much involved with thulani is an inspirational leader who was a finalist in the cnn heroes awards.
Not surprisingly, thulani madondo is a deserving cnn hero and he used the us $50,000 grant he received from the initiative to build a computer lab for the children with access to various software and internet connectivity. Community leader thulani madondo and photographer gary van wyk sit down at ikhaya le themba in mandela park and discuss madondo's work with at-risk youth in soweto, the importance of education in communities like kliptown, and how these communities can work to uplift themselves. Thulani madondo is a south african native of soweto he was born to a family of nine children who all lived in a one-room shack madondo knew that education would enable him to better his circumstances, so he did everything in his power to stay in school. Executive director: kliptown youth programme at an hour when most people are only preparing to go to work thulani madondo is welcoming 400 young people to the kliptown youth programme (kyp. Thulani madondo is the cofounder and executive director of kliptown youth program, a south african youth development organization created to help young people from the informal settlement of kliptown move out of.
Thulani madondo has gone from being a relatively unknown soweto resident with a heart to change the lives of children, to gaining international celebrity status. Cnn is searching the globe for unheralded heroes -- everyday people changing the world cnn heroes culminates in a global telecast that honors the top 10 cnn heroes of 2012. View the profiles of people named thulani madondo join facebook to connect with thulani madondo and others you may know facebook gives people the power. Thulani madondo's group provides academic support to 400 children living in the slums of kliptown, south africa donate to thulani madondo's group now at htt.
Wellesley residents amy brakeman and patti quigley accompanied cnn heroes thulani madondo and razia jan to the cnn hero all star tribute show on dec 2 in los angeles.
Cnn heroes: an all-star tribute thulani madondo of kliptown, south africa leo mccarthy of montana, united states connie siskowski of new jersey, united states scott strode of colorado, united states malya villard-appolon of kofaviv, haiti. Kliptown heroes make sap proud november 1, 2012 | 5 views | thulani madondo (30), born and raised in kliptown thulani was soon nominated in the top 24 hero nominees before being selected in the final nominee category. View thulani madondo's profile on linkedin, the world's largest professional community thulani has 2 jobs listed on their profile see the complete profile on linkedin and discover thulani's connections and jobs at similar companies. Thulani madondo executive director of our program was one of the nominees for the role model of the year category for the 2013 feather awards,the feather awards is a celebration and recognition of south african personalities, individuals and icons by the gay community. Welcome to kliptown youth program kliptown youth program - thulani madondo, executive director wwwkliptownyouthprogramorgza - email: [email protected] +27 (0)11 528 8670 - po box 127, kliptown, 1812.
Find the perfect thulani madondo stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images download premium images you can't get anywhere else. The top 10 cnn heroes of 2012 - thulani madondo struggled as a child growing up in the slums of kliptown, south africa today, his kliptown youth program provides school uniforms, tutoring, meals and activities to 400 children in the community.