From Nothing to Being

■ A discussion on women’s empowerment, “From Nothing to Being”, was held at Parow library on Thursday November 3. It was hosted by the library, together with the Johannesburg-based Wakati Trust and Afro-soul artist and Parow resident Shamie Mabvudzi, far right, who is seen here with, from left, poet and organiser Haroldene Tshienda, Samantha Waniwa and Idah Masoponga from Wakati Trust. Singers Claire Phillips and Dawn Petersen performed at the function, which was also attended by Anita De Jongh, from the Department of Social Development.