Tag Archives: Survived

2015 Nov. 25: My words are the ink in my blood

by Phila Mbanjwa I have found peace through these words from my heart. They are not only inspired by life and love experiences, but form part of what society lives through everyday. I have seen lives ended and dreams shattered. … Continue reading

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2015 Oct. 18: “I reminisce about her”

by Balekane “TK” Moloi As a 27 year old woman growing up in the dusty streets of Duduza, a small township in the eastern wing of Johannesburg, just outside Mpumalanga province. I had a life some would say was an … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 30: Losing and regaining self love

My life resembles the story line of the famous English book Dr Jackal and Mr Hyde. I was born Wandile Sincwala on the 17th of July 1988. Later in my teen years I was reborn as Somizy (Somgaga) as most people … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 7: Double Despair

by Siba Nkumbi She never thought rape would still be an issue at her age, or in the year 2015. However, it seems like the human species has allowed it to be an everyday thing. Sadly, she found out the … Continue reading

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2015 July 15: Doing the best for my daughter

  I am Thembisa Cordelia Mhlawuli known as Lovey. I was born in Cape Town in Somerset Hospital. My parents are Nomthandazo Patricia known as ‘Pat’ and Welile Christopher Mhlawuli. I am the last-born, my sister’s name is Carol and brother’s is Ezmond. I stayed … Continue reading

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2015 May 19: “I wasn’t comfortable with the one before”

I am Nondi Nomkhita Ntombehlanga Mamntambo Vokwana born Nondi Cungwa on the 30th October 1981.  I’m what they would call a bastard child, my parents Zikisa Vokwana and Xoliswa Cungwa were both in High School when they had me. My mother was in grade 11 … Continue reading

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