One on One: Rosie Motene

Rosie is an acclaimed South African actress, TV/film producer and philanthropist.She was among the climbers of Mt. Kilimanjaro from March 5th-9th as part of the Africa UNiTE Campaign to end violence against women and girls. She shared her thoughts after the climb with Nebila Abdulmelik.

Initial Thoughts?
It was tough but rewarding. An amalgamation of emotions. I didn’t conquer it, but I went as far as my body could take and came back with a lot, including friendship.
Lessons learnt?
Listen to your body. This climb demanded mind, body and soul. Spirituality gives you strength, there’s no doubt about that.
Message to fellow Africans?
We need to do this together, one step at a time.
Message to Governments?
Step up! Look around, we’re not going anywhere!

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