THE BIOGRAPHY OF NTOKOZO TK DUBE
March 2005 Tour Guide at SKY (Soweto Kliptown Youth) Foundation
April 2007 Tourism Coordinator & Head Fund-raiser at SKY Foundation
July 2009 Graduated as a professional Culture Site Tourist Guide from Energy
February 2010 Owner & Manager of TKD Tours
Ntokozo ‘Tk” Dube is a professional tourist guide born & bred in Kliptown, Soweto. Kliptown its where Freedom chatter was adopted 25 26 June 1955 and in this community they is now School, Electricity, Proper structure, Sanitation and Clinic it’s of the poor area in Soweto but very rich with the history of South Africa. This charismatic guide matriculated in 2004 at Bhongo High School and went straight into voluntary work at SKY Foundation, an organisation in Kliptown that is known as a creative hub for youth who love the different aspects of art (dance, theatre, photography, etc). He started out as a part time tourist guide when not performing captivating stories through theatre, and then eventually fell in love with the tourism industry as a whole while learning about it through professional tour guides & operators that brought interested tourists to SKY.
In 2007, Geraldine De’Boor, a tourist from Australia, was impressed with TK’s passion for his community & work as a tour guide that she offered him a trip of a life-time to Australia. While touring Australian cities such as Melbourne, Ad
I am a Tour around Soweto and my registration number its 3420.I do Walking Tours ,Kliptown Bicycle Tour, Soweto Tour and Soweto experience Tour.http://www.tourhq.com/guide/ZA58962/ntokozo-dube
School Uniform Project
TKD TOUR’s focus is “taking people to people” to ensure that the client’s experience of the various tours we offer is authentic and memorable, however that is not all that we do. Through our tours, we ensure that our clients are sensitised to the community’s reality that Tk takes them to.
Kliptown is one of the oldest townships in Soweto. This is the birthplace of the Freedom Charter, which was adopted on the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication in 1955 June 25 26. In this community, there is no school, electricity, proper sanitation, clinic or recreational facilities for youth. The children in the community attend school in the neighbouring townships (Dlamini, Pimville & Eldorado Park). We are not giving any child but we are focusing to children that have done very well in their studies and we try to motivate them, they must see that education is the key in everything. We would like to run a project where we provide schools children with uniform seeing the dire situations that these children come from through donations from our clients who would like to make a difference in someone’s life. Most of clients always ask the question: what can we do? This is one way of adding value to someone’s life; the following assistance is what is required per child:
School uniform (Summer & Winter)
School stationary (books, pens, etc)
This costs R2000.00 per child and is for children under the age of 18 who attend primary & high school. We currently have a