The Big Issue plays a vital role in the development of its vendors’ skills and talents. Nonceba Sondlo, a former vendor, is now living her dream of being an early childhood development educator, thanks to this magazine.
Nonceba Sondlo, a former Big Issue vendor, is proof that one’s dreams can come true, no matter how long it takes. Nonceba joined The Big Issue in February 2012 and worked as a vendor for two years.
“I received the opportunity to work at The Big Issue at a time when I desperately needed a job to get ahead in life. I am so grateful for the opportunity because I had little skills, and therefore, no company wanted to employ me,” says Nonceba.