Sbo ‘Obama’ Dladla from eNanda has been trained as a tourist guide specialized in Literary Tourism
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Sbo, also known as ‘Obama’ by many, grew up in KwaMashu and currently resides in Ohlange next to the John Dube Family House. He talks about the main factors that contributed to his success today. He is pursuing a career as a tour guide as well as a writer of Literary Tourism stories. He outlines his community involvements and initiatives probed. A few of the numerous examples that he mentions are a book club at the local library in Inanda, which he established and the annual 23km Gandhi Salt march that he is involved in. This is all in aid of his community empowerment strategy to uplift their lives. He ends with the wise words from Mahatma Gandhi, which are the words he lives by. (Summary by Arisha Govender)
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