CNN Heroes 2012 is an all-star tribute to everyday people from around the world making a difference. Thulani Madondo, the only South African nominated for the award, provides academic support to 400 children living in the slums of Kliptown, South Africa.
Among other programmes, his organisation – Kliptown Youth Programme – provides meals as well as uniforms, books and school fees for any student who cannot afford them.
You can vote for him via the CNN Heroes website. You can vote up to 10 times a day!