Gcina Mhlope

Ashoka Fellow
South Africa
Fellow Since 1992
Zanendaba Storytelling
This description of Gcina Mhlope's work was prepared when Gcina Mhlope was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1992.
Gcina Mhlophe, a talented writer, actress, mime artist and singer, is fighting illiteracy through storytelling. She uses this important part of Africa's heritage to enhance identity and self-esteem while entertaining and educating.
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