6 February 2017 · · CTC Ten Safe-Hub, Football, Khayelitsha, kids, Soccer, Uncategorized · 0 Comments

We’ve all got stories. We have short stories, long stories; stories about fun, folly, freaking out, failing, and finding our ways. It’s probably not too much of a generalization to say that for many of us, there are a select few we carry in our back pockets—they’re stories we’ve polished over many retellings, deliberately meandering.

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The Beautiful Game

27 November 2016 · · AMANDLA, Cape Town, CTC Ten Safe-Hub, Gugulethu, Khayelitsha, Manenberg, Soccer · 0 Comments

On Monday, it was with a predominantly white South African and expat group. After work, I trekked out to Table View, a neighborhood about 30 minutes north of city centre along the coast to play with my summer league soccer team. The quality of competition isn’t the highest as we managed our second blowout win.

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A Yearlong Race

31 May 2016 · · AMANDLA, Cape Town, Khayelitsha · 0 Comments

Earlier this month, I ran the Slave Route Challenge Half Marathon. This was without a doubt the most beautiful road race I have ever run. The course scenery included stunning views of the city’s three major mountains, the Atlantic Ocean, and a World Cup stadium. The end of this majestic trail was very fitting because.

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Public Health, Khayelitsha, and the CTC Ten Safe-Hub: An Interview with Kunene Caswell Silolo

29 April 2016 · · CTC Ten Safe-Hub, Khayelitsha, Public Health, Staff · 0 Comments

I sat down with Kunene this morning for the final interview of my blog series. Kunene is the groundskeeper at the CTC Ten Safe-Hub. Over the course of the year, we’ve had conversations in passing about his life. I decided to end this series with him because I thought it would be a great opportunity.

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Public Health, Khayelitsha, and the CTC Ten Safe-Hub: An Interview with Fanelwa Zayi

29 February 2016 · · CTC Ten Safe-Hub, Khayelitsha, Public Health, Staff, Women · 0 Comments

I sat down with Fanelwa Zayi this afternoon to continue my interview blog series on public health. Fanelwa recently graduated from the AMANDLA PlayMaker Program and is now a Program Officer at the CTC Ten Safe-Hub.  What was your experience like growing up in Khayelitsha?  I had a great experience growing up in Khayelitsha because.

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