Bulelwa (Mandi) Ngantweni-Hewitt in conversation with Simon Mayo


Talking of her journey from rubbish dumps, to setting up the Umthombo street children’s charity, to motherhood.

Bulelwa Mandi Ngantweni- Hewitt is the head of public relations at Umthombo Street Children. Bulelwa grew up on a rubbish dump in South Africa before running to the streets and living as a street child. She has been heralded as one of Standard Bank’s Women of the Year in South Africa and honoured by Cosmopolitan magazine.

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