FunDza is proud to announce the 10 winners of the Human Rights Writing Challenge that took place in March 2020 via FunDza’s WhatsApp portal.
For the Human Rights Writing Challenge, entrants were challenged to write a poem three stanzas in length. Each stanza needed to start with specific sets of words, as detailed below:
Stanza 1. In my country I see…
Stanza 2. In my country I hope…
Stanza 3. In my country I strive for…
Each of the poets has won a little bit of airtime to get them through lockdown!
Check out the winning entries here:
Our country, our pride – Zandile Patience Nxumalo
Sighs the nation – Precious Mgciyo
Equal, but not the same – Cassandra Cave
The right to live – Zithulele Sibanyoni
Rising – Kwandile Thwala
The power of She – Dineo Matswimang
My South Africa, My country, My rights – Kwanele Msibi
My wonderful territory – Masego T
A rainbow nation – Precious Fakude
I have a dream – Zukisa Bikitsha
Congratulations to each of the winners. Keep on writing!
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