These Numbers Have Faces

Africa is rising. We invest in students to lead and empower their countries. Every day we hear terrible statistics that document the harsh reality of our world. We chart war, calculate disease, analyze famine, and graph slavery. Africa is often at the heart of these calculations as we've all seen the numbers about Africa that paint a negative picture of the continent. Our name expresses a world changing idea. We don't see Africa as hopeless, we see it full of life and color, light, and opportunity. While figures and data are important tools for measuring complex social issues, we believe that there are people behind the statistics. A number is difficult to connect with, but when we see thos...

Shakeelah's First Day at UWC

Shakeelah's First Day at UWC
Photo from Progress Report 'Email from Cancer Survivor and TNHF Scholar' (view small | med | large | orig)

Scholar Tasneem on her way to class

Scholar Tasneem on her way to class
Photo from Progress Report 'The Start of Second Semester' (view small | med | large | orig)

Scholar Myomena and staff Elizabeth on campus

Scholar Myomena and staff Elizabeth on campus
Photo from Progress Report 'The Start of Second Semester' (view small | med | large | orig)

Future TNHF Scholars

Future TNHF Scholars
Younger siblings of a TNHF Scholar bounce happily on a play structure in the township of Lavender Hill. Notorious for crime and drugs, Lavender Hill sees less than 1% of the population graduate from college. (view small | med | large | orig)

Xolani Prepping for Graduation

Xolani Prepping for Graduation
One of TNHF's first scholars, Xolani Gixela is cleaning his shoes in his backyard to get ready for his graduation ceremony. Xolani is the first in his family to attend and graduate from college. His accomplishment is a hopeful symbol of the new South Africa. (view small | med | large | orig)
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