Kamohelo Makateng

2021 Fellow from Lesotho

Kamohelo Edwin Makateng is a professional soccer player and program director at Kick4Life, a non-governmental organization that works with children living on the streets of Maseru in Lesotho. The organization uses soccer (football) as a tool to change the lives of youth by teaching them life skills. Kamohelo helps youth in rehabilitation centers, orphanages, and foster care homes. He is an Alumnus of the Young African Leaders Initiative and the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. Kamohelo has a certificate in Sports Management from Eta College in South Africa. After completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Kamohelo plans to register his foundation to work more closely with other organizations to empower youth and fight gender-based violence.

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