Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane visited Lehlabile Secondary School On Wednesday in Mamelodi East, Gardens.
This happened after the school had an open day for learners and invited various speakers from different institutions including Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club and Members of the ANC to motivate and inspire the kids for the year 2020.
“The purpose of the day was to motivate leaners to shoot for the stars as they were reopening schools and to also introduce new opportunities and careers they can choose if they do well at school”, said Daizy Diamond Tlailane, Founder of Queendom. Organisation.
Daisy added that she feels that the event had a great impact on the learners and have learned a lot from Mrs Mkhwebane, as she has mentioned that you can achieve anything regardless of the challenges you face or background they are coming from.
“It is a great impact and sense of motivation and inspiration. Usually people of her caliber don’t attend such events they instead send their representatives and don’t stay for the whole event . Our public protector came before even the event start and stayed until the and and also an honor to be in the same room with such greatness because we also get to be inspired”, said Daizy Diamond Tlailane.
Other speakers were including Miss Mamelodi Sundowns, 2020 Princesses from Gauteng and other provinces, Miss Bachelorette Finalist 2020 who were also invited to inspire learners.
The initiative called Queendom was launched on Saturday in Mamelodi West, Naledi Push Us Lifestyle with a purpose to develop young women who are slightly fighting battles, dealing with teen parenting and seeking to be young leaders.
“My event was about helping young people discover their purpose and unleash their potential”, said Daisy Diamond Tlailana.
She added that her goal is to see young people participating in such event that will elevate their reasoning capacity, and level of intellect and also to see them gaining knowledge and becoming leaders they wish to be.
People across the country including Pearl Nthehi (Miss South Africa), Santram Blair, Daisy Kgopa and Angela Khubheka (Mamelodi Sundowns team representatives).
Daisy was sponsored by the owner of Push us Lifesyle, Miss Traucia. “The turn out was more than what i have expected as I started marketing the event late and people were also not familiar with the place i was hosting the event, I couldn’t have a source of communication with people who were coming as i lost my phone a week before the event took place”, said Daisy Diamond Tlailana.
Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper, Kennedy Mweene visited Laerskool Morester this morning in Springs to support young soccer players.
Young stars under the age of 15 were first to hit the grounds followed by young lads under the age of 17 up to adult group. In2food Spring Valley was there to support the event, they provided food, drinks and gifts to the Eagle Marshall players as part of Mandela Day activity.
“We would like to thank you guys for the opportunity to let us come here and share your day, when Donald Sekgobela approached In2food for help, we quickly agreed asking if we could make the day our contribution to Mandela Day”, said Andrea Pickles, Site Manager of In2food Spring Valley.
The event started this morning at 10 and many people were invited to join as part of the event. Mweene showed up as the teams were competing against each other just before adults started to play. Player’s parents and friends were also there to support the teams.
“It was a great event for the players and spectators, with some really good football being played. The youngsters were really pushing to win despite it being a friendly “, said the supporter.