Empower one girl, transform a community

Empower one girl, transform a community

by admin August 9, 2019 3 Min read

“Empower One Girl, Transform a Community:” a phrase I’ve heard before, but only truly hit home recently. A few weeks...

A flying feminist

A flying feminist

by admin April 20, 2018 3 Min read

I’m often asked what it’s like being a woman in a male-dominated field, whether I get treated the same as...

To be young, gifted & black

To be young, gifted & black

by admin November 14, 2016 4 Min read

When asked what I do, I’m often met with, “there aren’t many black women in this field, are there?” And...

Bessie’s dream

Bessie’s dream

by admin April 23, 2016 3 Min read

If you look to the right of this page, under “What Are We All About?” You’ll notice that The Plane...

Frans’ story

Frans’ story

by admin January 21, 2016 2 Min read

Meet 20 year old Frans Monakisi. Frans dreams of becoming a pilot. He reached out to me after I spoke...

The fire inside

The fire inside

by admin August 21, 2015 2 Min read

Over the past few days I’ve been grappling with the topic of this post. On Tuesday, I visited Emthunzini Primary...

Dream. Do. Dazzle.

Dream. Do. Dazzle.

by admin January 20, 2015 2 Min read

On January 16th, The Plane Project, together with an organization called It Starts At Home, visited Nellmapius Secondary School in...

Enamoured with flight

Enamoured with flight

by admin September 22, 2014 1 Min read

Yesterday was such a special day. I took some boys with me to the Africa Aerospace and Defence airshow. It...

Planting seeds of hope

Planting seeds of hope

by admin August 20, 2014 1 Min read

On Monday, 18 August, I visited Fred Magardie Primary School in Eersterust, Pretoria. What a special morning it was. I...

Moving forward

Moving forward

by admin June 21, 2014 1 Min read

I have approached 4 schools in Eersterust, Pretoria, who have agreed to assist and support me on this journey. I...

Objectives of The Plane Project

Objectives of The Plane Project

by admin June 20, 2014 1 Min read

Our primary objective is to enhance the image and accessibility of aviation to underprivileged youths in disadvantaged areas. I aim...

The story behind The Plane Project

The story behind The Plane Project

by admin June 20, 2014 1 Min read

I’m an Aviation student at Loutzavia Flight School at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria. Recently, I attended a corporate event at...