21 Days from Survivor to Thrivor

8 hand-picked game changers, chosen for their diverse and unique mastery across innovation, arts, business, human relating, science and technology, compete against time & ego to do all the good they can for a small town in South Africa


Season One
 13 Episodes of 24 – 26 mins
Family Viewing
Good Feel
Real Tv Format Series

With our world in a complete transformation, the time to let go of our old survival story, and to consider and co-create a new thriving story, is now. This bold new Real Tv series explores the human condition and our capacity to thrive as we work together for the greatest good of all.

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The Rules

There are no eliminations and the only competition is limited time and their own egos. The Thrivors have 21 days to practice living in a Win Win Wins way, where they Win, while others Win, and the World wins too; While fulfilling 4 critical tasks:


To create an inspiring visual art piece – in collaboration with the community, that will remain long after they have gone.



To support the outstanding individuals in the community – who selflessly dedicate their lives to help the people around them. In just 21 days our Thrivors must help realize the dreams of this community’s unsung heroes.


To bring vital upliftment to the community – from care givers, to youth & children and any other community groups within the town



To put on a concert, co-created by and with the people of the community, showcasing the amazing local talent, celebrating the good-doers and enthusing a deep joyous sense of purpose.

Season 1 Cast

Shamila Ramjawan

Multi-award winning Queen innovator, Entrepreneurship Lecturer at Unisa, Mrs Johannesburg 2019, Play Your Part Ambassador for Brand South Africa and glamorous mother. Also congratulations on yet another award!

Vuyisa Qabaka

Known as the Xhosa Rainmaker or African Entrepreneur Guru, he’s a founding Partner at Pan African innovation firm, HYBRgroup and co-founder at equity crowdfunding platform Uprise.Africa.

Jillian Lambert

A centered authentic leader of leaders. From a strong corporate foundation in human resources, this Capetonian combines coaching and inspirational guidance to leaders in business and retreats throughout Africa and the world.

Peter Takelo

Local Khoisan indigenous chief from Barrydale, a neighbouring town to Swellendam. He’s the co-founder and Youth Director for the local NPO – Net vir Pret. This inspired aftercare and youth centre, supports previously disadvantaged children and teens with arts and skills development.

Marshall rinquest

The delightful Climate Reality leader, Musician and Environmental Educator that is the co-founder and a leader of Greyton Transition Town. Active since his youth in environmental care, this earth warrior has developed an eco-club model for schools.

Manisha Ramdhin

The Adventurous Mommy of 2 boys, from the Eastern Cape, has transformed her body into a fierce wonder woman twice. She’s plays in the corporate world by day and lifestyle design coach by night, a full time mommy who loves to keep fit in body and mind.

Mandisi Sindo

Aka Dr Disi – This remarkable performance “Artivist”, Lead SA Hero, director and award-winning founder of Shack Theatre and Theatre 4 Change Arts Project is an extra-ordinary leader from townships to stages around South Africa.

Dr. Jasmine Gercke

Aka Dr. Jazz PhD, This canadian serial entrepreneur, author and yogi, is the creator of Jazz Yoga. This passionate Canadian is an advocate of healthy body and mindfullness practices, east meets west with Dr Jazz.

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