Sihle Tshabalala (Co-founder and CEO of Brothers for All) is an ex-offender. During his time in prison, he became a key member of the Group of Hope programme, where he decided to spend his life helping others avoid the mistakes he had made. Since leaving prison, he co-founded Brothers for All, taught himself how to code and has become a key voice in his community. He has presented at the Durban AIDS conference, spoken widely on TV and radio and was awarded LeadSA’s Hero of the month, Mail and Guardian 200 Young South Africans, 2015 Spark Changemaker, 2016 World Summit Awards International Speaker and Juror and 2016 TEDx Fellow.
Teaching disadvantaged youth and prisoners how to code
A story of hope.
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