Meet the Cyclists: Isaac Martin
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I am Isaac and 38 years old. I work as an admin officer. My involvement with Thope was inspired by the vision statement of the organisation.The Foundation’s purpose is to reach women and girls  so that they can strengthen the future … Read More

Meet the Cyclists: Raafiq Kolia
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I’m Raafiq Kolia  and I am 36 years old and work as a professional. I was inspired to get involved with Thope Foundation because I am a father of small kids, so this project touched me. The Foundation works with young … Read More

Meet the Cyclists: Siphelelele Namfu
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My name is Siphelele, I am 36 years old and a land survey technician. I was inspired to get involved with the good work that Thope is doing.  I was particularly moved because it caters for young children, especially girls. Nowadays, … Read More

Meet the Cyclists: Donavon Geysman
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My name is Donavon Geysman, I am 46 years old and I work as an Administrator. I have always been interested in making sure that adults and children are educated or receive quality education. I believe that Thope Foundation is … Read More

HashtagRadio Interviews Our Thope Tutors!
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Earlier this week, Stella from WaAfrika Online interviewed our tutors, Sinesipho and Portia on HashtagRadio. They discussed how they became tutors, what different projects they have worked on, how to get involved along with other topics. It is great to get a perspective directly from our very … Read More

Advice To Your Little Sister
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We asked a few people what advice they would like to give to their little sister or the a younger version of themselves. Here are a few nuggets of wisdom 

#ImNot Campaign
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The #ImNot Campaign  used the  16 Days of Activism  2014 as a platform to get people to question the assumptions implicit in words and the impact these words have – disrupting langauge wich normalises gender based viloence. “Thope Foundation is committed to the … Read More

TEDx Women Cape Town 2014
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During December 2014 the Thope Foundation attended the TEDx Women Cape Town Event. Rethabile Mashale , Thope Foundation’s Programme Director, was invited to speak and our tutors and learners where able to join for the day. Below are a small selection … Read More

Mentors are Essential for South African Girls – Thope on News24
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Rethabile Mashale , Thope Foundation’s Programme Director, speaks to News24 about the importance of mentorship for South African girls.