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Bridging the gap between positive male role models and boys in townships

The Future Kings initiative is one that aims to create a platform giving hope to young men in the townships and helping them contribute positively to society.

Chief volunteer officer of the Rams Mabote Foundation, Rams Mabote says more conversations between adult men and boys are needed.

There is a gap between boys growing up in the township and men who grew up there but don't spend time there anymore.

Rams Mabote, Chief Volunteer Officer of the Rams Mabote Foundation

The contact they have with men is the men we don't like them to have contact with, it's the criminals.

Rams Mabote, Chief Volunteer Officer of the Rams Mabote Foundation

If we good men don't go out and tell good stories about how life can be lived without being a bad person, if we don't bridge that gap there is going to be a problem somewhere.

Rams Mabote, Chief Volunteer Officer of the Rams Mabote Foundation

Listen to some of the initiatives the foundation is doing...


This article first appeared on 702 : Bridging the gap between positive male role models and boys in townships


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