About Lerato Mogoatlhe

Lerato is content writer & editor at Global Citizen South Africa. She is passionate about Africa and the continent as a home she is fiercely proud of.

Stories

  1. Article: Two South African Teens Create Groundbreaking Schoolbag That's Also a Light Source
    Finance & Innovation

    Two South African Teens Create Groundbreaking Schoolbag That's Also a Light Source

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 26, 2019

    South Africa is plagued by power failures, so this bag could bring light for many. Read more

  2. Article: Global Citizen Ambassador Penny Lebyane Talks Human Rights and Star Power as Advocacy
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Global Citizen Ambassador Penny Lebyane Talks Human Rights and Star Power as Advocacy

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 22, 2019

    “Popular culture has a vital role to play in influencing and advancing policy.” Read more

  3. Article: Meet the Woman Changing the Lives of South Africa's Township Children Through Coding
    Education

    Meet the Woman Changing the Lives of South Africa's Township Children Through Coding

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 22, 2019

    "With a lot of hard work and maybe a few years, they too could be the next Mark Zuckerberg." Read more

  4. Article: South African Judge Rules Same-Sex Discrimination in the Church Is Unlawful
    Citizenship

    South African Judge Rules Same-Sex Discrimination in the Church Is Unlawful

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 12, 2019

    “It’s a historic day for us.” Read more

  5. Article: The 7-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Who Wants to Be Like Muhammad Ali
    Girls & Women

    The 7-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Who Wants to Be Like Muhammad Ali

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 12, 2019

    Sekinat Quadri started boxing when she was just 5 years old. Read more

  6. Article: Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child's Smile at a Time
    Health

    Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child's Smile at a Time

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 11, 2019

    Nkeiruka Obi left her high-powered job as a banker to become a children’s rights ambassador. Read more

  7. Article: African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020
    Citizenship

    African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2019

    Wars and conflict have displaced more than 9 million people across the continent. Read more

  8. Article: South African Schools Are a ‘Death Trap’ — so the Government’s Vowed to Take Action
    Education

    South African Schools Are a ‘Death Trap’ — so the Government’s Vowed to Take Action

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 4, 2019

    Bullying, robberies, and sexual violence are common in South African schools. Read more

  9. Article: What You Need to Know About the Global Citizen Fellowship Program in South Africa
    Citizenship

    What You Need to Know About the Global Citizen Fellowship Program in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 4, 2019

    Becoming a fellow could change your life with skills that’ll set you up for a successful future. Read more

  10. Article: How This South African Company Is Using Ubuntu to End Extreme Poverty
    PartnerCitizenship

    How This South African Company Is Using Ubuntu to End Extreme Poverty

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 1, 2019

    Poverty is man-made, which means that together we can also end it. Read more