The Story of Preston Jongbloed

As a young boy growing up in Heideveld on the Cape Flats, Preston Jongbloed dreamed about becoming a professional football player and flying on a plane.

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My journey of growth

I got called names like “kwerekwere” because I couldn’t speak or understand any of the South African languages.

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I hope to invest in myself

Thabo Mashapa has had to fight to get an education, and although he has not received a ‘conventional’ education, he is gaining knowledge in other valuable ways.

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Story-sharing can change a young person’s life

Nathan Carolissen shares about overcoming issues of identity as a young person, and he reflects on how the storytelling process has impacted the lives of the young people in his youth group.

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Failure made me a better person

Harrington’s desire for a better life has been fight after fight, but he has hope that his future will be different.

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Residences were only for white students

When I applied to Rhodes University I was told there was no accommodation for me – their residences were for white students only.

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