School Dropouts – (Video)

By Street Talk 18 February 2021

Rapper, songwriter, and producer Oscar Mninimzi Maqwathi

The dropout rate in South Africa has reached a national crisis level. Resources are lacking, clearly, but what about the determination and passion? Mix this with teen pregnancy, substance abuse, and family issues, some futures may seem bleak. However, it all comes down to the fact that our future is our decision. Or is it?




This film was produced by Street Talk.


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