Qaqamba is a hardworking, shy and studious 16 year old living in Khayelitsha. She meets her opposite in the form of 17 year old TK who has little interest in school and wears a mask of cool indifference. What they share is the pain and fragility stemming from their broken homes. Induku Ayiwakhi Umzi literally translates to ‘a stick does not build a home’. The film reveals how gender based violence, in particular domestic abuse, alcoholism and pride threaten families and how women and young people navigate this dangerous terrain.
Siwe is a 17 year-old-student living and attending school in Khayelitsha. Through her work as an Equaliser, she has become increasingly aware of the sanitation crisis in her community and other informal ettlements.
Follow Siwe on a journey as she meets other young people living in Khayelitsha and explores issues of anitation and service delivery.
Parents March for Education
What's this item aAmazwi Wethu, Equal Education's youth documentary film training programme, followed EE's Parent's Sector as they marched through Khayelitsha for Minimum Norms and Standards for School Infrastructure on Heritage Day.bout? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...
AW 2013 EQUALISER PHOTOVOICE: Importance of Health
This PhotoVoice explores issues of health and sanitation around Khayelitsha.
EE's First National Congress
Equal Education(EE)'s Youth Media and Social Activism Workshop: Amazwi Wethu[Our Voices], follows two Equalizers through EE's First National Congress in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In June of 2012, Equal Education(EE) received a letter from Zamxolo, a 21-year-old Grade 11 learner from Matatiele, Eastern Cape. The letter described the poor conditions in his school. This piece, co-produced by EE's Youth Media and Social Activism Workshop: Amazwi Wethu[Our Voices], follows EE's task team as they help Zamxolo to mobilize his community and address the conditions in his school.
What does it mean to be an Equaliser
This was the first piece shot (and PARTIALLY edited) by the Amazwi Wethu Equalisers of 2012.
Here they discuss what it means to be an Equaliser - from their perspectives - and why they chose to join the movement.
Amazwi Wethu 2012 Trailer
The film gives a quick peak into the AW workshops and students.