Foundation for the Smart Nation

a 100% black-female owned organization

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What is a Tshenolo Backpack

Environmentally friendly

Children studying

Children studying using candles or kerosene lamps at home, which are unsafe and unhealthy source of lighting;

Children walking in the dark to and from school.

Children walking in the dark due to shortage of street-lights unsafe and leaves them vulnerable to criminal elements.

Carrying books by hand / plastic bags

They go to school either carrying plastic bags or old bags which are torn;

Children walking on the rain.

Because they walk to school, during rainy periods, they arrive to school in wet uniform and their books also get wet. As a result, they sometimes skip school altogether as a result.

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How the rain poncho works

Tshenolo
Backpack

A dignified and revolutionary school backpack equipped with helpful features.