Barbara Vaaltyn is a strong South African woman, who continues to make a meaningful change in her community, despite the limited opportunities Graaff Reinet. Families in this quiet, tiny town of the Karoo depend largely on social grants, and resources are limited.
Mrs. Vaaltyn is the principal of Lettie De Klerk Primary School – Breadline Africa donated a kitchen to the school. She has made it her mission and has dedicated her life to giving back selflessly to young people who have lost hope for a better life. Her strength, determination and commitment, encourages young learners to believe that they can be better individuals, despite the enormous challenges they face daily.
She is an ordinary woman, making extraordinary changes in the lives of young people – showing them that they can do it, for themselves and for their country.