Pt 2 - "Raising boys to be good men." Founder and father of The Character Company NGO, Jaco Van Schalwyk sits down with Lebang Kgosana and gets real about some of the problems and solutions with absent fathers, and the impact they have on young boys in South Africa.

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Pt 2 - Meet Reitumetse Molapo. This young woman took matters into her own hands and now teaches the skills of tapestry and rug making to people in her community and beyond. To date, she has empowered over 3500 people, and plans to touch the lives of many more!

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Pt 2 - Pt 2 - Founder of the Colab Foundation, Dean Webb has a vision for “compassionate capitalism” that imagines for profit businesses partnering through a way of equity or donation with well-run, credible non-profits in their immediate communities. He believes that societal profit is equally as important as financial profit. He joins Lebang Kgosana, and explains exactly how this vision is slowly coming to life.

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The team goes down memory lane as they recap some of their favourite This Is Us moments, which guests stood out the most for them, and the impact that the movement has had so far.

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Pt 2 - If you've ever dismissed the power of social media being used the right way, you haven't met Mbali Ndlovu and Emelda Masango from Rebuild SA! They are responsible for an array of projects, and countless lives being changed after the looting in July 2021.

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Is social media building up communities or breaking them down? The editor of the Financial Mail, Rob Rose, joins us to unpack the role of the media in reconciliation and fostering social cohesion. They take a look at platforms like Twitter, fake news, and how social media has made everyone a journalist.

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Pt 2 - Like most communities in South Africa, the community of Kliptown has struggled with HIV/AIDS, teenage pregnancy and high unemployment. Thulani Madondo is the co-founder and current Executive Director of the Kliptown Youth Program, which since 2007 has uplifted the community and has successfully played their part in curbing some of these issues. Lebang Kgosana sits down with Thulani as he shares some of the great work they are doing.

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Brian Green is the co-founder and the creative inspiration behind Group 44 Properties in Johannesburg - a company focused on urban renewal, which has redeveloped vacant and derelict inner-city high-rise and industrial areas into highly sought after retail and commercial precincts.

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Did you know that 400,000 South Africans are blind, and even more are partially blind? While many of us take for granted how blessed we are, others are not as lucky. The truth of the matter is that anyone can go blind. The SANCB is all about the advocacy and promoting the rights of persons with visual impairments, prevention, inclusion and support. Lebang Kgosana speaks to them about their work, and how many lives they have changed.

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The roles of communities in building the foundation and great ecosystem to raise children is very important. Mankone Ntsaba, Chairperson of the board for Kagiso Trust, joins the team to have a candid conversation about overcoming the myriad of obstacles currently facing South Africa.

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