Vodacom Lesotho sponsored students at Sepheo School to participate in the 2017 Malealea Monster adventure race, giving them an opportunity to learn endurance and experience success. Vodacom's contribution shows that it's possible to bring Excellence out of Poverty.
This week I met the mother of one of my boys for the first time. I travelled to the factory where she works, just next to the South African border, to meet her on her lunch break. It was a beautiful moment for me. She greeted me with the hugest smile...
We hear it all the time, "these kids can't learn," "they're uncontrollable," "don't waste your money."
Our response? "Try them," "behaviour can change," "they're worth it." We have seen that children can learn, even when every voice in their life has said otherwise. It's not too late.