TV presenter chats about his faith, and the role it played in creating an NGO

TV presenter, radio personality and the co-founder of Simunye, Danilo Acquisto, chats about what lead to the formation of his initiative, and how his faith played a role.

Acquisto says that you always find people who have a vision and mission in life.

He adds that if you have a lot of things on your mind, and you want to change the world, then just do it.

Creating Simunye was such an organic process says Acquisto.

Myself and two of my friends are all part of a Catholic community in Rondebosch. We were really struggling with this identity of what it means to be a Christian...

Danilo Acquisto, TV presenter, radio personality and co-founder of Simunye

We live in the Rondebosch community and there were so many people living in the streets says Acquisto.

We noticed that these people wouldn't come to mass, and I thought to myself, why didn't people feel comfortable in this space he adds.

The biggest thing we realised is that there seems to be this boundary between us, and people who have lost their financial means.

Danilo Acquisto, TV presenter, radio personality and co-founder of Simunye

Click on the link below to find how Simunye is changing the lives of people...


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : TV presenter chats about his faith, and the role it played in creating an NGO


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