‘I love helping people’: meet the inspirational Soweto woman behind the Rebuild SA movement

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Emelda Masango, who started Rebuild SA with two partners, says they’re now looking at long-term goals. (PHOTO: Supplied)
Emelda Masango, who started Rebuild SA with two partners, says they’re now looking at long-term goals. (PHOTO: Supplied)

It will go down in history as one of the darkest periods in South African history and the country will count the cost of the frenzied looting and largescale destruction for years to come.

Yet SA is already rising out of the ashes and people are coming together to sweep away the horror and help rebuild a nation.

And while there have been many heroes emerging in the wake of the unrest, one young woman has quietly been making waves, armed with a cellphone in one hand and a black plastic bag in the other.

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