“Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.”
Ben Okri, author and poet

Few things can inspire us like stories can. Read these stories and feel your heart grow bigger.

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We got by each day even though we were not rich

Mashudu, a young woman from Limpopo, shares her story of growing up in poverty – yet being able to triumph above her circumstances.

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Living with dyslexia

A lecturer once said to me that if she were my mother she wouldn’t be wasting her money on someone like me. Read more

Raising a child with Haemophilia

Nerissa, a mother of two, shares her story of what it's like to raise a child with Haemophilia and how she's raising awareness about the condition. Read more

Being an outsider

Daily I live with the thought that I, too, may find myself in the wrong place at the wrong time, guilty of being a foreigner. Read more

What can you tell us about life?

You've become what you despise, a stereotype. It's a blacked-out blur, but I'm pretty sure it ruled.

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