Mpho Tiny Lebelo

Program Officer

Mpho Lebelo joins the Rural Democracy Trust as a Program Officer on the EU co-funded “Sophakama Project,” responsible for implementation in the North West. Mpho is  a proud alumnus of the Fundza Writing Fellowship, where she honed her skills in storytelling and narrative craftsmanship.

Her dedication to fostering dialogue and understanding led her to represent as a Model Y20, contributing to global conversations on youth empowerment, sustainable development, and socio-political dynamics. Mpho is an alumna of the Fredrich Ebert-Stiftung South Africa (FES) Fort Hare Autumn School (FHAS) in social democracy and political economy. Mpho holds a BA (Hons) and MA (Sociology) from Nelson Mandela University.