The LeadSA Hero for October, Jeofrey Hlongo, is doing his part in making a difference in his community of Diepsloot.
Hlongo started the Live Your Dream Africa Foundation, while he was a high school student in 2011, to address gangsterism in the poverty-stricken community.
702's John Robbie spoke to him regarding his nomination and what he hopes to achieve going forward with the 10 volunteers behind him.
He said that the nomination means a lot for his community and he will continue to give back.
Listen to the interview below:
We still continue to do the great work without funding, I love this job.— Jeofrey Hlongo, Live Your Dream Africa Foundation
We can save South Africa if we support youth. We need mentors, we need people to support us with their time and resources.— Jeofrey Hlngo, Live Your Dream Foundation