Lead SA
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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  • There are those moments in life that make you stop and acknowledge just how wonderful the world indeed is. Sometimes, it’s looking at nature in all it’s glory. Or, it’s your dog licking away your tears after some terrible heartbreak. Then there are those moments where you witness another simple, flawed human being making a [...]

  • “I’d like to give Nathaniel everything I didn’t have in life”. Any parent worth their salt has said this, has wanted to give and do more for their children. Perhaps all of the desired resources aren’t there but achieving a happy medium is usually not too far off. But what if you really had nothing? [...]

  • 17 October 2014 - An estimated 2 000 people were displaced after fires destroyed shacks at the Kya Sands informal settlement last week. Many people lost everything from clothing, food and even cars. Judah Africa Community Development has been facilitating the distribution of food donations, clothing and toiletries and other donations which they’ve been receiving since [...]

  • Post by Lead SA.   LEAD SA returned to the African Children’s Feeding Scheme (ACFS) centre in Alexandra to deliver a healthy supply of spinach, spring onion, lettuce and other veggies on World Food Day. On Thursday, 16 October – World Food Day – the LEAD SA team donated veggies grown at Primedia, the home [...]

  • President Jacob Zuma has, ahead of the 35th Annual Crime Stoppers International Conference, called for more active and rigorous citizenry to enhance the quest to fight all types of crime that endanger and undermine human rights. The conference, which is hosted by Crime Line and the South African Police Service (SAPS), will be held in Cape [...]

  • A man hunt for two magnificent SAPS Constables… now that’s a story you don’t hear of enough. It was a man hunt with which the country got involved, that made you smile, and that culminated in a certificate handover with us, KFM, The Cape Argus, SAPS, and Crime Line. After searching for the two police [...]

  • 29 September 2014 “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” If these words by boxing legend Mohammed Ali are anything to go by, then 12-year-old Tyrone Aaron may very well live to be the oldest person on Earth one day. Awarded Lead SA’s Youth Hero for September, Tyrone [...]

  • Here’s what some of your fellow South Africans – born and/or bred – have to say about what makes them proud about their heritage: “I am really proud to be South African. I lived abroad for nine years and came back 12 years ago… Really, this is the best place to be.” – Gavin Terblanche. [...]

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  • South Africa belongs to all those who live and believe in it

    Nompumelelo Gumbi
  • 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

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