Afrika Tikkun recently held a competition to celebrate women undertaking phenomenal work in their communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. Recognising the impact that Ma Thulile Maphumulo’s soup kitchen makes in Orange Farm, learners from Arekopaneng Centre selected her for the Community Builder Award. They also appreciated the fact that Ma Maphumulo is also living by
Grace Masena, one of the three recipients of Afrika Tikkun’s Community Builder Award, is an inspiration to her peers. This Diepsloot resident was a victim of abuse by her husband for almost 15 years. After sustaining injuries from her husband that rendered her bedridden for 2 weeks, Grace decided to seek help from social workers.