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UN Special #7: Obakeng Leseyane Interview

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Obakeng Leseyane, a Theirworld Global Youth Ambassador, talks to Sarah Brown about the transformational impact of education on others.

He says that educating even just one child has a "ripple effect" on their community.

Growing up in Rustenburg, South Africa, Obakeng was told that the only way to be successful was to become a platinum miner.

He changed his fortune after receiving the highest educational scholarship in South Africa, something his family could have never dreamed of.

He now works in his community to help other children access education opportunities.

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by Sarah Brown