Wiseman Mpepo

Wiseman Mpepo is an activist with extensive experience in advocating for the well-being of residents in informal settlements. At the core of his activism lies the fight for equitable access to land and ownership. He firmly believes that social injustice and health disparities disproportionately impact individuals residing in occupations like Monwabisi Park in Khayelitsha. Currently, Wiseman holds the position of General Secretary at Intlungu Yasematyotyombeni, an esteemed organisation. Additionally, he has occupied various senior roles, including Chairperson of the Social Justice Coalition and Former Chairperson of the Safe Node Area Committee. During his tenure as a Care and Support Assistant in the Western Cape Department of Education, he successfully rallied learners to participate in a peer education life skill programme and played a crucial role in organising awareness-raising events and community outreach initiatives.