Mabongi Thusi

Mabongi Thusi is the founder of the Mabongi Thusi & the Oaks band. She is a philanthropist whose heart is in changing lives for the better. She has other projects, like community training and development programmes, a winter soup kitchen and wellness programme for homeless people, and Christmas lunches for orphans.

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Marimba lessons for youth: an interview with Mabongi Thusi

Menán van Heerden, Mabongi Thusi Interviews 2019-06-14

Youth Day is celebrated annually in South Africa on 16 June. Menán van Heerden chats to Mabongi Thusi, founder of the music programme at Inkwenkwezi Secondary School in the Dunoon township (in Milnerton, Cape Town), about the benefits of such a programme for youth.