Meet the men and woman of the Sesobe Sewing Cirle
Ntsepo is 58 she is a mother of three and grandmother of one.
She has spent her entire life in Sesobe, but has never had a job. Ntsepo loves going to church every Sunday and sewing clothes for her family, especially her grandson.
Ntsepo would like to spend the money she earns from the Tshukudu Project to buy food for her family and invest in her grandson’s education.
Patricia is 65, she is a mother of four and grandmother of three.
She worked for the Rustenburg municipality; cleaning offices and collecting rubbish. Patricia recently retired to help look after her grandchildren in Sesobe.
In her free time, she loves to sew clothes for her family. She would like to use the income earned from the Tshukudu Project to pay for maintenance work on her family’s home.
Aletta is 53, she is a mother to a son and a daughter.
She spends her time looking after her family and would love to start her own baking business in Sesobe.
Alette loves exercise, especially aerobics and goes on long walks with her friends.
Aletta will use the income she earns from the Tshukudu project to continue funding her daughter’s nursing studies.
Elizabeth is 61, and lives in Sesobe.
She is a mother of three daughters and one son, and a grandmother of three grandsons. After working as a school teacher for over 30 years, she retired last year to help look after her growing family.
Elizabeth has joined the Tshukudu Project to keep herself busy and earn money to assist the local orphanage with a new education programme.