Homemade South African Gym Aims to Foster Community Pride
Aleas Stokwe has converted a small extension of his home into a gym where fellow Mfuleni residents make use of dozens of weight machines, exercise bikes, and benches.
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For the past 16 years, residents of Mfuleni Township have had access to a gym, thanks to the initiative and continued effort of Aleas Stokwe. see more »
Pumping iron: In 1999, Stokwe used his personal savings to buy a single bench press and set of weights.