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Meet Top South African Celebrities Who are Giving Back to Mzansi Communities

Hardly anyone makes money hand over fist like those who are famous in Mzansi. Celebrities earns more money than the majority of people will earn in a lifetime combined. Every appearance on television has the potential to earn them more money than the typical person earns in a year.

Consider the fact that charities are even required to fundraise at all, given the vast majority of money going to the top one percent of earners. Some wealthy individuals, especially celebrities, are extremely generous when it comes to philanthropic organisations, and their generosity has made a significant difference in the lives of people all over the globe.

CHARLIZE THERON

Charlie Theron, the Oscar-winning actress who was born in Benoni, has a warm hole in her heart for her native land. With the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP), which she founded in 2007, she is working to protect African adolescents from HIV/AIDS and other diseases.

For a number of organisations currently operating in the sector and dealing with young people between the ages of 10 and 20, the initiative provides financial assistance and networking opportunities. The CTAOP website states that "while the geographic scope of the organisation is Sub-Saharan Africa," the major area of attention has been Charlize's home country of South Africa, which has the largest number of HIV-positive individuals in the world.


LUYANDA MZAZI

Luyanda Mzazi is a South African actress who is best known for her role as Lesedi in the television series Generations The Legacy. She has a lot to prove, and she is not going to allow anyone get in the way of her goals. Despite the fact that the majority of her on-screen character qualities are derived from her off-screen demeanour, we are nonetheless curious about her.

As an ambassador for JAM (Joint Aid Management) South Africa, a Christian worldwide humanitarian relief and development organisation created in Africa, this young actress has been appointed to the position of spokesperson.

JAM provides nutritional feeding for children in pre-school, water and sanitation, educational and agricultural training, and other services to enable Africans to improve their lives.


NOMZAMO MBATHA

Bursaries of R547 000 have been awarded to South African students by Nomzamo Mbatha's Lighthouse Foundation and Hollywood Bets.

When faced with a storm, people seek to a lighthouse to assist them navigate their way through the storm, says Mbatha, who called his charity The Lighthouse Foundation.

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