South African Heroes

South African Heroes is an initiative created by eMedia Holdings to profile individuals who go the extra mile to contribute to their communities. We believe that an important part of developing a South African identity, pride and patriotism is ensuring that all South Africans have faith in their fellow men and women, whether they work in public institutions or serve the greater good through their own personal and financial sacrifices. We are on a mission to find the inspiring unsung heroes of our nation and honor them by filming and sharing their stories daily on our and eNCA television channels.

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Meet our latest South African Heroes

  • Kediemetse Moloeloe started the Thaba Nchu Gymnastics Club in the Free State in 2007. The Thaba Nchu Gymnastics Club nurtures raw talent in children from the ages of 6 to 17 and has produced a number of gold medalists over the years. Not only does Kediemetse produce star athletes at her gym, she also develops responsible citizens in her community.

  • LETCEE (Little Elephant Training Centre for Early Education) has spent the past 24 years training teachers in the Greytown area in Kwazulu Natal and provide a number of services to communities to support families and Early Child Development centres.

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  • The Pebbles Project is an organization that works with Farmworker Communities in the Cape Winelands areas, helping the children and families of farmworkers to reach their full potential through a wide range of services and educational support programs.

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