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Mentors Help S African Students Reach Their Potential

Poverty, lack of infrastructure and a lack of guidance often lead young people in South African townships caught in the same cycle of poverty that the previous generation experienced. A program in Johannesburg's Alexandra township, in which South African and foreign professionals serve as mentors, aims to give students the opportunity to broaden their horizons. The idea is to inspire them to dream big. Linda Giuricich of St. Mary High School says the program — Sizanani, a zulu word...

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