Rehearsal of the forum theatre play “A night in Dar” about the life of Dar Es Salaam street kids. The play is based on the true stories of the actors, some of them still living in the street, others active in the important program of Makini.
Getrude Matshe immigrated to New Zealand in 2001 and is described as a serial social entrepreneur and the Founding Director of four successful companies in New Zealand. Gertrude’s talk will centre around Ubuntu, a Zulu word which serves as the spiritual foundation of African societies.
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