Boipelo Lekwane

Agang Bokamoso

What does your company do?

Play, sports and recreation Provide play, sports and recreation as tools to remove beneficiaries off the streets and thus ensure that they are constructively engaged and stimulated. Set up walk-in recreation centers to encourage for positive socialization and ultimately influence for a change in behavior. Child's rights advocacy and protection Advocate via various projects and by collaborating with community activations for the protection and safeguarding of children's rights in the community. Implemented various programmes that enable mobilisation of communities for child advocacy

What is your biggest success?

Set up walk in recreation centres for children afterschool where supervised play is provided Organised 'fun days' in the township of interest Developed programmes to educate communities on children's rights Provide walk-in child rights advisory services and network sharing for families needing additional support Collaborated with other educations/social institutions to run programmes in the community discussing rights and democracy Set up a prize giving ceremony for high performing students in 1 disadvantaged school During Covid-19 Collaborated with solidarity fund as a distributor of food parcels in the ga-rankuwa community

What has been your biggest hurdle?

Access to a dedicated space in the community to use as the recreation centre Access to funding to support initiatives. Currently self funded and via personal networks

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