The Young Women Peacebuilder Awards was launched in December 2022.

The IJR and its Partners would like to thank the following donors for making the awards possible: Embassy of Ireland, The Embassy of the Netherlands and UN Women.

To learn more about the work of Bridget Moema, watch her video below and watch the recap from our Executive Director.

Bridget Moema

Bridget Moema

Age: 32
Organisation: The Seed of Hope

Bridget Moema is a founder of The Seed of Hope organisation, which caters to the holistic well-being of women. It donated 50+ pairs of school shoes to disadvantaged learners, encouragingthem to continue learning and to believe in their dreams. Another programmeof her organisation is the upskilling of women from all walks of life.

The Seed of Hope also has programmes such as the Gentlemen’s Camp that help young boys to be better men. Every year, she brings young men together and equips them with important skills. She collaborates with Boys Mentorship South Africa. She is an educator who lives by the motto, ‘I teach to Inspire. She is also an author of the book, ‘Being Refined: The Seed of Hope’. This book is in the form of a letter to young people to encourage them to not give up on their dreams.

Watch Bridget’s video