Interesting People

Sonja Kruse – Ubuntu Girl

Sonja Krouse The Ubuntu Girl

Would you, at an absolute whim after your sister’s wedding in East London, give up everything you have? This, of course, to begin a journey travelling across South Africa with 100 bucks in your pocket and the clothes on your back, in search of the real meaning of “”Umuntu, Ngumuntu, Ngabantu”? Yes, it really is okay, I don’t think many people would! Let alone travel across 9 provinces for a year, relying on the absolute kindness of strangers. One very brave woman has, and she has one heck of a story to tell as ‘Ubuntugirl’. Sonja Kruse has spent a year travelling across South Africa, sans credit card or comfy hotel bed, in a somewhat bizarre, but always incredibly fascinating, quest to