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.

Thami Sokhela

Most teachers in their fifties are feeling weary and starting to think about retirement. Not Thami Sokhela. After 27 years…

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Ayesha Kazi

You wouldn’t expect a school principal to turn half a dozen loaves of bread into sandwiches before bed each night.…

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Nosisa Sosibo

Nosisa Sosibo was born with Mathematics in her bones. “It must be genetic because I have loved numbers as long…

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Rosemary Zuma

When Rosemary was a little girl walking across the fields with her family on Sunday to attend church, she never…

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Liphina Zondi

A little house on the edge of Lidgetton Village is abuzz with happiness. It’s the day the Care Bears will…

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Sbongile Kunene

Sbongile Kunene’s husband, Phumukwakhe, makes a good cup of tea. Something she is very grateful for when she gets home…

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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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