Bonang Matheba is doing her part in the fight towards the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). If you do not know much about the SDGs, then you sure need to be acquainted and get involved.
The UN SDGs are a set of 17 ambitious goals that were agreed to by the organization’s countries back in September 2015 so as to make the world a better place.
According to the official UN website, “the Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it ís important that we achieve each Goal and target by 2030.”
The SDGs also include quality education. This is the goal that Bonang is passionate about. According to Breaking News South Africa, the celebrity has been supporting young girls to continue with higher education through her foundation The Bonang Matheba Bursary Fund.
This has won her love, adoration and accolades. This weekend, she was honored by the first ever 5 For Change-Maker Award. She has pledged to take even more girls to school.
“In 2019, 10 MORE South African girls will receive the incredible opportunity of going to University!” shared Bonang on her Instagram page.
Bonang also revealed that she has ” partnered with an incredible organization who believe in my passion of EDUCATING THE AFRICAN GIRL CHILD!”
The star didn’t give away too many details about the partnership but let fans know that details would be “announced in December 2018!”
Just recently, Bonang took part in the UN General Assembly in New York as one of the lead influencers of the Global Goals Campaign. She took to Instagram to share her success.
“…yesterday was a dream!! 🙏🏽 Had the honour of moderating an incredible panel discussion at the UN General Assembly with special guests UK Prime Minister Theresa May, President Of France Emmanuel Macron & Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau… Thank you @glblctzn for allowing me to speak about a cause so close to my heart, girls education in Africa… We champion on!! One day at a time… 🙏🏽❤️”
So which SDG are you passionate about? To get involved in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and be involved, have a look at the Global Schools Program website. The program aims to integrate the Global Goals into schools settings. I am an ambassador for the program. If you want me to come to your school to teach about the SDGs, provide you with learning materials and unconditional support, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org!