Girls from Lofentse Girls School in Orlando East reminded of their worth and importance during a commemoration prayer of the victims of gender-based violence that was organised by Innovating Kasi Organisation.
Emotions were high as Wanga Mulelu shared her true life living with depression and committing suicide at the age of 15 years.
“It all began when I lost my grandfather who was everything to me. I felt as if no one cared,” said Mulelu.
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She explained how everyone didn’t understand what her black attirement. The only thing that can stop you from taking your own life is friends who always ask you if you are ok. I didn’t see the point to go to school and all she wanted to take her life.
“My family saw the dark cloud after six months. Know that inside of you as girls the is capability, once you have overcome depression you will know how to stand still and its never to prove a point,” explained Molalu.
Molalu said it’s not about the pay cheques but it’s about the passion that comes from doing what you love.
She helped the learners observe a moment of silence for those who took their own life because they were depressed.
Mxolisi said as an organisation they have 90 beneficiaries that they are taking care of and when we visit them we see that our services are in demand.
He said they have a lot of children coming to them asking for toiletry that’s why we decided to donate dignitary bags with toiletry inside to 51 learners from disadvantaged backgrounds.
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