In my blog post O Mang? I called all the #byMaletsatsi Tribe members to tell me who they are – name and a one-liner comment on what makes them unique… here are the members and I’ve honoured their names with the #byMaletsatsi prints on the shop. If you’d like to be part of the official tribe, you can submit your name here and keep a look out for your print 🌻

Khauho Coetzee – “Biblically, my name means I was (am) a token of God’s mercy ( see what I did there 😂) for taking a life from the family”

Lerato Kgwete – “I am love… and I love HARD!! Which has brought me a lot of heartbreaks but I’ve learned that love is complex, especially the romantic love but I’m surrounded by love hey and that on its on should be enough”

Vanessa Majoro – “It means Butterfly. Could explain why I don’t stay in one place for too long 😂 and my deep connection with nature”

Tiisetso Malebo – “Meaning patience as a result I am so patient, calm, and passive it’s a curse 🙄😏”

Zamamiya Tshambu – “It’s so simple really. It’s part of a sentence “Intombi Zamamiya” which is Xhosa for “Daughters of the Miya clan”

Nthabiseng Tseleli – “Nthabiseng means ” Make me happy” but I always put myself last to make people happy 😩🙄. In simple words I am stock flower. Ke lekholokoe mosiliki”

Masinhle Mack – “I believe my main task is to make the world more beautiful and that physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for my touch”

Thabitha Mahlangu – “I always aim to be that factor in other peoples life’swhich helps to edify, encourage, and empower them to fulfil personal goals as well as make them feel good about themselves”

Lebogang Mosehla – “My ability to bounce back no matter how many times I fall”

Chane Afrika – “I’m a true mixture of what my Surname stands for… AFRIKA ONE OF A KIND”

Tebogo Nkadimeng – “I am unique because of my life experiences, all of them note worthy, some have been very complicated some happy, always colourful – basically just like the doek”

Boitumelo Likhojane – “I still remember you as a little girl who overwaters plants because she doesn’t know when to stop giving”. Boitumelo means happiness and I always try to make people feel immense joy and love, even when I’m not feeling that joyful”

Mpho Kose – “My personality”

Sara Kapay – “Seek first to understand before being understood”

Kananelo Mofokeng – “”

Thembi Mtiya – “They usually say dynamite comes in small packages, well… I am one that comes in a beeg package, a creative by profession, healer by God’s grace and lover of life, my boo and laughter hahaha”

Jodene Louw – “Jodene represents the spirit of joy; a natural zest for life, punctuated with laughter and sealed with hugs. May all those who read this always remember how beautiful you are”

Nonku Mahlangu – “The highest freedom lies in being true to oneself and defying the expectations of others… Uhuru ,Liberty, emancipation, the freedom to be self, she is an epitome of her name, she is Nonkululeko”

Tshepiso Morake – “Mbokodo thats me! I just fail to be a failure”

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