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MMABATHO MONTSE

MMABATHO MONTSE

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My life has not always been easy, but I use the challenges to strengthen me and to show others that your past circumstances do not define your future.

Hey You,  How are you? No, really, how are you?  Thank you so much for sharing your time with me by reading this letter. I appreciate it and I appreciate hearing back from you too.   It has been some months since I've written, and a lot has happened which required my...

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Dear Beloved

Dear Beloved,I hope you crossed over to the new year with renewed faith and hope. My wish for you and your loved ones is that you may flow with ease and learn to dance to the beat of your own life’s drum.It has been a couple of weeks since I’ve written to you, and...

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[Un] Structured

The word “structure” in relation to society has been on my mind in a subtle way for the past month or so. The word triggered quite a topical discussion in my personal space, and I had to reflect on my position in relation to social structures. Through my deliberations...

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[In] Secure

[In] SecureSecure, when used as an adjective, according to the Cambridge dictionary, can mean “being fixed firmly and correctly and therefore not likely to move, fall, or break” it also means to be “protected”, likely to continue and not fail or be lost. Secure in...

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Inspire[d] Change

For years, I have felt the need for a community I could speak to about anything – my dreams, hopes and aspirations, my “fears” and my life story – because I believe my life matters. So does yours.  And so, in the absence of such a community, or perhaps because I...

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu: A Social Entrepreneurship imperative for Africa Social entrepreneurship has emerged to be a growing organisational form in which market- based methods are used to address social issues, but remains poorly understood (Tucci, 2013). Social value creation...

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The Wounds of Being “Too Much”

The Wounds of Being “Too Much”; Feeling Intensely By age 17, when my mother died, I had already attempted suicide more than three times; hanging myself from the top of my mother’s four-roomed house roof, slitting my wrist and, lastly concocting washing powder, bleach...

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Returning to Myself

My name is Mmabatho Montse, daughter of Motshidisi Montse. I was raised by my mother in a small town called Kimberley, in the Northern Cape, South Africa.I turned 30 on September, 05th 2018. I am a mother of two beautiful boys aged, 12 and 3. I hold two degrees in the...

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