Excellence has the most impact when you first focus on your own peace and happiness and then send it out into the world.
- Deborahann Smith
|Candice Mitchell, Researcher|
“I am committed to making a difference in South Africa,” says Candice. “Community development, education and access to adequate health care, particularly within the HIV/AIDS realm, are of utmost importance me.” She firmly believes in utilising societal and cultural structures in order to bring about significant strides in community development as well as the task of getting people tested and onto treatment.
Throughout the years, Candice has also been involved in several volunteer programmes in South Africa, America and South Korea such as The Red Cross Children's Hospital, Cotland's Baby Sanctuary, Great Expectations and the Asan Animal Shelter. She steadfastly believes in the empowerment that education brings and tutoring is close to her heart. Candice has worked with tutoring autistic children in reading and writing as well as life skills and donates her time to tutoring English to underprivileged children.
Candice is planning on continuing her studies and wants to do a PhD in International Health and Development in the near future.