YOU KNOW MY NAME, BUT DO YOU KNOW MY STORY?

Stories connect people. They help break down suspicion and build understanding. Until we know each other’s stories we can never fully trust each other. What’s your story?

 

READ STORIES

TELL YOUR STORY

Go beyond the #hashtag with the power of story

Making your voice heard online is good. Making a difference offline is better. Stories shape the way we see the world.

WHY STORY MATTERS

TELL YOUR STORY

I hated being the dark one

Growing up with a dark complexion caused a lot of teasing and pain for Zama. She shares her story of overcoming discrimination and discovering her beauty..

WATCH HER STORY

TELL YOUR STORY

1million stories

 

 

 

 

The campaign will inspire and support South Africans to get to know each other’s stories. When we know more about each other, stereotypes fall away and understanding builds.

 

LEARN MORE

LATEST NEWS:

My Neighbours Thought I Was A Drug Dealer

Growing up in Congo-Brazzaville, Perez was encouraged to stand in solidarity with South Africans suffering under apartheid. Now living in South Africa Africa, he unfortunately is not seeing this solidarity reciprocated.

I Was Declared Blind at 17

At first glance, there is nothing unusual about Leanne, other than her striking blue eyes. But it is those very eyes that have turned her life from ordinary to extraordinary. Her eyesight started deteriorating when she was 10 – by 17 she was declared clinically blind. Yet her disability has not stopped her from accomplishing remarkable feats.