Guest : Danielle Moosajie
What do you give a child who has nothing? Social worker Danielle Moosajie starts with
love. In the suburb of Heideveld, where she’s based, the community’s high levels of
unemployment directly impact the youth. For the past 12 years, Danielle has created
avenues to help people grow. Her philosophy is simple: younger generations must
Danielle is the director of Arise, an award-winning NGO dedicated to bolstering families
and ceasing the challenges they pass down. . To build a stable environment for all,
Moosajie offers support groups and individual counselling.
Under her guidance, families in the Cape Flats are uplifted together. Through school
programmes, holiday clubs, and home visits, Moosajie guides them toward a path of
healing. Her dedication provides hope for people fighting social challenges.
Guest : Genevieve Chisholm
It was a little after midnight. Genevieve Chisholm rubbed her eyes and headed out to
check on the rescued horse. He was severely malnourished. Feeding him meant waking
up every two hours just so that he could keep up his strength. But saving animals is
what Chisholm does. She has 1 260 animals in her care – and the number doesn’t stop
At Flag Animal Farm, a rescue centre in Durban, creatures from tiny hamsters to
abandoned rabbits are left on Chisholm’s doorstep every day. Often, they’re from
people who no longer want their pets or who’ve neglected them. “We have saved just
over 14 and a half thousand lives,” Chisholm says. Her on-site vet attends to every
animal when they arrive. For any wild creature that comes to the farm, Chisholm works
closely with the Centre for Rehabilitation of Wildlife to release them. As much as she
can, she chooses not to send a rescue away. “I don’t believe in rehoming,” Chisholm says.
“An animal at Flag Farm is safe for the rest of their lives.”
Despite the large number of creatures under Chisholm’s care, she gives each one a
name and an equal amount of love. “The animals that come here all become part of my
family,” she says. With blind ponies, a three-legged cat, and more than a hundred
bunnies among the cows and goats, she’s created a haven for every type of animal.
“Where there’s breath, there’s hope,” Chisholm says. “And we will fight until the last
Guest : Rebecca Nyangaresi-Gatang’i | Founder at Ketsh Up ZA |
It is an initiative that aims to motivate more women from all walks of life (particularly
African women) to acquire cycling and swimming skills in order to destroy stereotypes
and diversify the triathlon scene.
Ketsh Up, was started in 2016 in PE by Rebecca Nyangaresi-Gatang’I and her friend
Bianca Reichelt as a fitness movement to encourage women from all walks of life to
join them in taking up running, swimming, and cycling.
Since then, the NPO has grown into a sizeable club of over 100 women whose members
swim, cycle and run in triathlon events