What you'll do
We'll start at the new Harare Public Library and walk to the Boxgirls office, where you'll see how our work empowers girls through after-school sport and leadership training. Then we'll head to the local gym on foot. Along the way, we'll explore the surrounding area to see our neighbors and learn about other projects that incorporate sports for social change. You'll learn more about the past and present of the community in Khayelitsha. At the gym, you'll take a one-hour class and train like a Boxgirl. We'll finish up with a late lunch.
Andiswa Madikane &
I am a three-time boxing champion, mother of two, and staunch advocate in the fight against gender-based violence in Khayelitsha, South Africa. When I was growing up I did not have a big sister, so I want to be that big sister now and give young women strength. I want people from around the world to know more about what we do at Boxgirls and about women leaders in Khayelitsha.
About the organisation
Boxgirls South Africa NPC
Boxgirls South Africa NPO is an award-winning girls' rights organization operating in primary schools in Khayelitsha. We have been recognized by Google.org, Laureus Sports for Good, and UBS Optimus Foundation.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Boxgirls South Africa NPC.
Lunch traditional Xhosa food (vegetarian option available on notification prior to the experience)
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Where you'll be
Khayelitsha means “new home” in the Xhosa language. Located in southeast Cape Town, it's a community with resilience and strong bonds, despite its poverty.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
Bring sports clothes, a camera, and a towel. You'll be hosted by myself and/or Nwabisa Qalanto, another member of Boxgirls.
Help empower girls with a boxing champ
€23 / person
€23 / person