Gogontlejang Phaladi is a renowned Philanthropist, Motivational Speaker, Human Rights activist from Botswana who is the founder of Gogontlejang Phaladi Pillar of Hope Organization. She is an expert in young people’s Social and Human Development from the beautiful and sunny Botswana in Southern Africa.
Gogontlejang Phaladi is the founder of Gogontlejang Phaladi Pillar of Hope Organization (GPPHO) a nonprofit making charitable organization that was established in the year 2000, by the then five (5) year old Gogontlejang Phaladi. The GPPHO has been registered and licensed with the Attorney General’s Chambers of Botswana under the Deeds Department.
The GPPHO aims to be a nonprofit making charitable organization of choice. It aims at being a world class charitable organization of choice for the advocacy and activism of Human Rights and doing Philanthropic activities towards nation building and development and influence the sphere of global development work at the highest level.
The GPPHO focus on philanthropy towards the less fortunate and disadvantaged in society and urging the public to uptake their social responsibility to respond to various society needs. It also works in areas of Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Rights (SRMNCAHR), GENDER Issues (ending gender based violence), mentorship (through the #SIMI young women’s intergenerational mentorship programme , human rights advocacy, civic education of legislation and human rights treaties to foster citizen lead ACCOUNTABILITY, issues surrounding GOVERNANCE and inclusion of marginalized groups in social, economic and political decision making processes.
Gogontlejang Phaladi Awards
2007- VISION 2016 AWARD UNDER PILLAR- A COMPASSIONATE JUST AND CARING NATION2008- NATIONAL YOUTH AWARD UNDER- COMMUNITY AND NATION DEVELOPMENT
2008- NATIONAL YOUTH AWARD UNDER- MINISTER’S SPECIAL AWARD
2008- VISION 2016 AWARD UNDER PILLAR- A UNITED AND PROUD NATION (being the first Motswana to be awarded this kind of award)
2014- National Youth Award: Best Youth Tackling Global Issues