StreetSmart SA in association with our sponsor Securistore, took to the seas to “race with purpose.”
Your donation in a StreetSmart Restaurant helped a youngster to stabalise his life. Read Katlego's story.
Katlego’s mother moved to Pretoria after running away from a family feud in the Eastern Cape. She sought refuge in a home that provided sleeping facilities for destitute mothers in the inner city. This arrangement worked well for Katlego, his two siblings and his mother until Katlego turned seventeen.
Mohamed is from Manenberg. He came to Learn to Live, School of Skills, at the beginning of the second term in 2015. He is sixteen years old and doing the 4-year Panel Beating course. Manenberg is a community in the Southern suburbs of Cape Town where gangsterism, drugs and alcohol abuse are rife. When he came to the school he was using drugs on a regular basis. The school referred him for counselling. He stopped using drugs and attended counselling sessions regularly. He is a keen learner who is doing his best to make a success of his life.