Unsung Heroes honoured as SA Heroes Awards announces 2021 winners

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Youth Empowerment Award winner Vuyani Nkalitshane with awards ambassador and MC, actress Linda Njotini-Ugbobuaku

In a celebration of unsung community heroes this past Saturday (September 25), Lesedi auditorium at Joburg theatre was buzzing with ululations as South African Heroes Awards 2021 winners were announced.

Clad in their heritage best in celebration of Heritage Month, guests came from near and far to sing praises of their community heroes. Some guests adorned evening wear in an event that also celebrated winners of the Miss United Nations SA pageant – in a one of a kind collaboration between the awards and the pageant.

Women Empowerment Award winner Nadine Clevely of Woman’s Warehouse

“These awards recognize the work done by community heroes in bettering their people. It’s a token of appreciation for people who are doing amazing things and an expression that says we see you, we appreciate your work”, said awards founder, Amanda Matshaka.

Actress Linda Njotini-Ugbobuaku from Akhonix Bafazi women empowerment organization who was a finalist in SA Heroes Awards in 2020 was the host of the third installment of the awards.

Business Empowerment Award winners, Limit Breakers accepting their award

Jubilant winners took to the stage to accept their awards. The awards issued certificates of recognition to first and second runners-up in each of the categories.

Community Health Award Winners Sunset Dentistry
Rural Development Award winner, Dumisani Ndobeni of Hope for the Needy

Community Service Award Winner, Kgauhelo Bailie of Belt-UP Movement

SA Heroes Awards 2021 winners list:

BUSINESS EMPOWERMENT 

WINNER: LIMIT BREAKERS

1ST RUNNER-UP: BLOOOM INSIDE OUT

2nd RUNNER-UP: YOLANDA MABUTO

SPECIALIZED CARE

WINNER: WARMTH IS COMFORT

COMMUNITY HEALTH

WINNER: SUNSET DENTISTRY

1ST RUNNER-UP: DOCTORS NETWORK

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

WINNER: HOPE FOR THE NEEDY

1ST RUNNER-UP: LEND A HAND

2ND RUNNER UP: ZUKISANI NDWENDWE

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

WINNER: WOMAN’S WAREHOUSE

1ST RUNNER-UP: BOSS BABES OF SOUTH AFRICA

2ND RUNNER-UP: GIRL POWER SA

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

WINNER: VUYANI NKALITSHANE

1ST RUNNER UP: PURPOSE FINDERS

2ND RUNNER UP: KEEP A CHILD IN SCHOOL

COMMUNITY SERVICE

WINNER: BELT-UP MOVEMENT

1ST RUNNER-UP: HOUSE OF LABRON FOUNDATION

Visit www.saheroesawards.co.za for more images