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YOU can change the world. Lead SA is a personal call to every person to make a difference. We all have a responsibility to make the world a better place. It could be as simple as making a stranger smile or as big as fighting to further the rights entrenched in our Constitution. Each act makes a difference. This website tells the stories of people who are making our country a better place.

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“And we? On our parts, we come and go, come and go. This is...

Just a less than a fortnight after the inaugural Cape Town Future Leaders Workshop,...

We’re loving your #20YOFSelfie photos for #FreedomFriday so we’ve put some of them together...

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  • Just a less than a fortnight after the inaugural Cape Town Future Leaders Workshop, delegate Leila Amien is a day away from taking over the Lead SA Twitter account and connecting with her fellow South Africans. We caught up with Leila – the first Cape Town delegate we’ll be handing the reigns to – and [...]

  • We’re loving your #20YOFSelfie photos for #FreedomFriday so we’ve put some of them together for you to enjoy. Keep sending them through using one of the following methods: – Tweeting @lead_sa with a proudly South African “selfie” using the hashtag #20YOFSelfie – Sending your photo through to info@leadsa.co.za – Posting it on our Facebook page [...]

  • It’s holiday season and we know that parents often worry about their children going missing – whether due to a dreadful accident or a deliberate criminal act. Missing Children South Africa assists the authorities, liaises with and advises the families affected and creates awareness when a child goes missing. Here is the protocol you should [...]

  • The Cape Town leg of the Future Leaders Workshop was an incredible success thanks to a group of more than 30 passionate and driven young leaders. Post by Lead SA. DAY 1 The Workshop – a Lead SA initiative delivered by the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) – kicked off on Saturday 5th April. [...]

  • Our Western Cape Lead SA Hero for March is a brave woman, one who has put her own safety on the line by shaming brutal SAPS Officers. Her name is Nicole*, the Cape Town resident who witnessed an attack on a man outside of her office. Nicole and her colleagues witnessed two Western Cape/Kensington SAPS [...]

  • “He has been labelled the Billy Elliot of the Cape Flats, a 10-year-old from Hanover Park who has a passion for ballet that transcends his sometimes shy exterior”. Lead SA Youth Hero, Faahkir Bestman, was introduced to the Mother City when an article appeared in the Cape Argus on 13 March 2014. 10-year-old Faahkir from [...]

  • 1. Our Constitution, adopted by the Constitutional Assembly in 1996 – though still wanting in certain areas at that point – is the first democratic one in our country’s history. 2. This Constitution came into effect on the day of the first democratic elections, 27 April 1994. 3. Anything – law or conduct – that [...]

  • You have the right to equality, the right not to be discriminated against because of race, colour, language, gender or creed. You have the right to live your life with dignity, never again subjected to slavery, the right to be treated fairly by the law, innocent until proven guilty. No one shall steal your liberty. [...]

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  • Don’t think of yourself as a leader. Think of yourself as strong enough to inspire others to follow

    Pieter-Dirk Uys
  • Through education and understanding of broader-community issues, each individual has the potential to benefit their community.

    Johara Naidoo, Lead SA and GIBS Future Leader
  • People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.

    Earl Nightingale
  • Go out into the world today and love the people you meet. Let your presence light new light in the hearts of people.

    Mother Teresa
  • Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.

    Earl Nightingale
  • Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

    Howard Thurman
  • With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts

    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Of course all human beings can err in their judgement and make mistakes. The best leaders err less than their peers.

    Archbishop Desmond Tutu
  • The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already

    John Buchan
  • After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

    Nelson Mandela
  • The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.

    Kalu Ndukwe Kalu
  • Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears

    Les Brown

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