Johannesburg man on what moved him to create an app that facilitates online therapy

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Victor Makwakwa created an app that helps facilitate access to mental health tools
Victor Makwakwa created an app that helps facilitate access to mental health tools

In the world of health, our state of mind has never been a big priority.

Funding and research have tended to go towards the big names in health like cancer and heart disease.

But in South Africa, one in six people suffer from severe depression or some form of mental disorder within their lifetime and R35 billion each year is lost due to mental health issues, SADAG says.

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