Behind every success and every achievement, there is a person – a single dedicated human being – who is the driving force to making a difference.  Join us as we honour these individuals – our heroes – the one’s who make life a little better, one step at a time. Regular blog posts will feature our everyday heroes.

The Heroes Blog is written by Nikki Brighton. Read more of her articles by clicking here.


As often happens in small towns, one major manufacturer employs a lot of people, and when this business relocates or…

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Sandile Sikhosana

Sandile Sikhosana eats, sleeps and breaths mathematics. Actually, he dreams maths too.  “Often interesting questions for exam papers come to…

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Terrence Khawula

Cycling 15kms to school each morning along country roads in Underberg gave Terrence Khawula plenty of time to think.  His…

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Clearly, Elsie Madlala is an accomplished seamstress and astute businesswoman.  Neat uniforms, flamboyant African dresses and promotional t-shirts are stacked…

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Zandile Sikhakane

A chance encounter in the Impendle Library changed a few lives. That’s the sort of thing that happens in small…

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Themba Mamela

When Themba Memela first heard about Funda Nenja, he couldn’t believe his luck. “Dogs are my favourite animals in the…

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Archived Editions

N3TC published the Heroes book from 2012 until 2015, and as of 2016, the stories are now published via the Heroes Blog.

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2013 Heroes

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2012 Heroes

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