BOAF Inducts Ms Mandisi Ndlovu to 10,000 Points of Light
“On behalf of the Banking on Africa’s Future (BOAF), it is my pleasure and honour to welcome Ms Mandisi Ndlovu to the prestigious 10,000 Points of Light (POL) club, as number 00395 (BOAF0451) towards our target of 10,000 names in the BOAF,” said Mr. Tinashe Mpasiri, host of the morning show, the Sandton Express Breakfast Show on The 1873 FM radio www.the1873fm.com and an executive member of The 1873 Network www.the1873network.org.
Who is Ms. Mandisi Ndlovu?
Ms. Mandisi (20) is a student at Boston Media House, she is also the founder of a company, Chanel O Estelista. Ms Mandisi is a motivational speaker and is currently collaborating with upcoming fashion designers to sponsor top matric students with matric dresses, make-up and hair for their big night. She also assists students to apply at Boston Media House and bursay.
The firm’s objectives include women’s and girls’ freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence; political participation and influence in all areas of society; economic rights and empowerment; and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Ms. Mandisi is advancing gender equality and encouraging women’s social and political leadership — and has been an inspiration to women. She said, “I think technology holds some of the answers in equal access to education. [In] a lot of countries, girls transitioning to and completing secondary education is not easy.
“Today, girls generally earn better grades and perform better in national tests than boys,” she added.
To have a person like Ms Mandisi of in this community is significant for her life has she been blessed with unique experiences that hold the promise of provoking, igniting and inspiring positive thinking and actions.
The idea of putting together a databank of 10,000 persons in a bid to celebrate the power inherent in converting connection into a community is a response to the positive digital disruption that has permitted the creation of borderless digital communities.
Through his rich heritage and contacts, we hope to accelerate the journey towards the first 10,000 people who can excite others to know that structure, order, and constitutionalism are words that are missing in the traditional narratives about why Africa and its peoples seem to lag behind the developmental trajectory,” said Mr. Mutumwa Mawere, the Chairman of the 1873 FM www.the1873fm.com, a community radio station based in Johannesburg, South Africa, that in conjunction with the 1873 Network www.the1873network.org is promoting this initiative.