It Takes a Village Bongi


It Takes a Village
It Takes a Village Zinhle & Bongi

SABC 1 viewers are in for a special treat with the introduction of a unique local television reality series called, It Takes a Village.

It Takes a Village is a new reality format with a difference as we will see our very own DJ Zinhle like she’s never been seen before on television – driving social activism; with determined purpose and a great deal of passion, in her childhood home town of Dannhauser in the KZN province.

Joining her in this worthy community development venture is Personal Development & Leadership Coach, Nokubonga  Mbanga , and together they work to help young women to rid themselves of their demons, live their best lives and in turn make a difference in their community.

It Takes a Village with DJ Zinhle is a show that is committed to making a difference in the lives of young women in South Africa, starting in her hometown of Dannhauser – KZN. It’s a small town in crisis – it’s challenges  reflects the social issues faced by small towns across South Africa – unemployment, alcohol and drug abuse,  teenage pregnancy , crime, just to name some.

“This project is very close to my heart because I’m very passionate about the success, growth and development of young women. Women are facing a lot of challenges and there is a lot we can do to make sure they have a chance at a better future.  I am happy to assist where I can, in my own little way and I hope that the show will inspire people everywhere to do their part in contributing towards the future of our women. Dannhauser is my home town and I am very proud of it and it gave me absolute satisfaction to go home and make a difference.“ comments DJ Zinhle.

SABC1 Acting Programmes Manager Sane Zondi says the channel is excited to bring this new offering to viewers, at a time when we all reflect on the year that has been and seek to make better choices for the year ahead.

“The show is made with the spirit and intention of empowering the human spirit to elevate above its circumstances and to strive for more. So, it is not just a beautifully crafted television format, but will also represent the beginning of a socially-relevant movement.” says   Zondi,

In doing this show, says Zondi the SABC hopes to leave behind a happier place that works, one that creates opportunities for young people and hope for the future.

Catch the opening episode of this life-changing reality series on Wednesday November  8,2017 at 21h00 – exclusive to SABC 1 Mzansi Fo Sho!


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