S3 Ep. 6: Teaser_ Innovating towards gender equality and land rights
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by Ntombini Marrengane
1w ago
Did you know that 70% of the food in Tanzania is produced by women in the agricultural sector? 90% of active women work in agriculture in Tanzania and yet very few of these women own the land they work on. Equal rights to land ownership only came into law in 2014 and unfortunately, there is still a big gap between legislation and reality. In this episode of the Just For A Change podcast powered by The Bertha Centre for Innovation and Change, Ntombini Marrengane chats to Dr Monica Magoke-Mhoja. She is an innovator and activist who is harnessing the power of technology amongst other things to ..read more
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S3, Ep. 5: Teaser: Climate justice: there’s no plan(et) B
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by Ntombini Marrengane
1M ago
How climate change is a justice issue at its core and why should we care? We explore the side of the green economy that isn’t spoken about enough in this episode of the Just For A Change podcast powered by The Bertha Centre for Innovation and Change. Our host, Ntombini Marrengane, chats with Dr Mao Amis, founder of the African Centre for Green Economy about the unfair reality of global warming for African countries and more. Click the subscribe button to make sure you don't miss this episode ..read more
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S3. Ep. 4: Water justice for all - but how?
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by Ntombini Marrengane
2M ago
Can you imagine life without water? What lengths would you go to get it? The people of Somalia are faced with these real questions as they experience droughts, famine and water scarcity right now. In this episode of the Just for a Change podcast, Abdikhayr Mohamed Hussein joins our host, Ntombini, to unpack this very real crisis in East Africa. We talk to him about his work with the Somalian government, as well as local and international organisations for the last 10 years in peace-building and humanitarian assistance. Why should you listen to this episode? According to the World Wildlife Fu ..read more
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S3. Ep. 4 Teaser: Water justice for all - but how?
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by Ntombini Marrengane
2M ago
Why are so many regions in the world experiencing water scarcity despite access to water and sanitation being a human right? What impact has the scarcity had on the communities in these regions? And most importantly, why is access is water access increasingly becoming a source of conflict? In this episode of the Just for a Change podcast powered by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, our host, Ntombini talks with current Bertha Fellow, Abdikhayr Mohamed Hussein. We find out more about Abdikhayr’s work in Somalia with rural and nomadic communities that have been experi ..read more
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S3. Ep 3: Substance abuse and mental health - it’s okay not to be okay
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by Ntombini Marrengane
3M ago
Did you know that three thousand people, globally, take their own lives each day? This number is according to a statement released by the South African Government on Suicide Prevention Day this year. South Africa is still reeling from the suicides of great names in the entertainment industry who lost the battle with their mental health issues. Those greats may be gone forever but Tshego decided to take a different path when faced with the same challenges. In episode 3 of the Just For A Change Podcast, Ntombini has an honest conversation with Tshegofatso Ketshabile, known professionally as Tshe ..read more
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S3. Ep 3. Teaser: Substance abuse and mental health - it’s okay not to be okay
Just for a change powered by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
by Ntombini Marrengane
3M ago
The reality is that many of us are not okay but the stigma surrounding mental health and substance abuse is among the reasons why people, particularly young people, are not accessing the help they need. In episode 3 of the Just for a Change podcast we talk to Tshegofatso Ketshabile, known professionally as Tshego. Tshego is a South African rapper and singer-songwriter who has been making waves since his hit single ‘Hennessy’ debuted in 2016. He has also come out in public to share his challenges with depression and substance abuse. Click the subscribe button to make sure you don't miss this ep ..read more
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S3, Ep. 2: Inside the mind of a social innovator 
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by Ntombini Marrengane
4M ago
How would you describe a ‘change-maker’? Award-winning social innovator, Tracey Gilmore, is the epitome of one and we got to chat with her about the exciting work she’s doing and why she does it. She’s the co-founder of The Clothing Bank, now known as Taking Care of Business, director of the African Centre for a Green Economy and passionate about creating sustainable, equitable and just systems in the circular economy. Episode 2 of the Just For A change podcast powered by The Bertha Centre will leave you inspired to impact the world through social innovation and use business as a tool in the s ..read more
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S3, Ep. 2: Teaser: Inside the mind of a social innovator/ Inside the mind of a c
Just for a change powered by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
by Ntombini Marrengane
4M ago
Have you ever wanted to get into the mind of a social innovator making a real difference? That’s exactly what we get the privilege of doing in episode 2 of the Just For a Change podcast. Host, Ntombini Marrengane, unravels what makes Tracey Gilmore the changemaker she is. She’s the co-founder of The Clothing Bank which recently rebranded as Taking Care of Business and is as passionate about restoring garments as she is about restoring people’s lives. Click the subscribe button to make sure you don't miss this episode ..read more
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S3, Ep. 1: What do gender equity and public loitering have in common?
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by Ntombini Marrengane
5M ago
Do you know what the difference between gender equity and equality is and why it matters? Throughout history women have been protesting various issues such as sexism, gender-based violence, gender inequality and corrupt political systems. From the right to vote to the right to loiter, women - and some men - have made themselves heard. Change may be slow, but change does happen. Season 3 of the Just for a Change podcast powered by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship captures conversations with changemakers - both local and from further afield. Episode 1 takes us to the ..read more
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S3. Ep 1 Teaser
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by Ntombini Marrengane
5M ago
Did you know that according to the latest Global Gender Gap Report 2022 it will take another 132 years to reach gender parity? Season 3 of the Just for a Change podcast powered by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship captures conversations with changemakers - both local and from further afield. Episode 1 takes us to the streets of Mumbai, India and the start of an inspiring social movement that involves loitering and the promotion of gender equity. You don’t want to miss these conversations with these change-makers, so make sure you subscribe to this podcast so that you ..read more
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