SA child rights activist launches e-book – Germiston City News
Ruth Grobler, South African author and founder of Sinakekele Children, recently launched the electronic version of her book Who will love the Children?
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Sinakekele Children is a Durban-based non-profit that has been helping abandoned babies for years.
The book chronicles Ruth’s life journey in advocating for children’s rights and changing the lives of vulnerable children.
Ruth adopted four children and fostered many more, and while not all her endeavors had a happy ending, as the book recounts (including the heartbreaking story of one of her own adopted sons ), his story and his life’s work are inspiring, and the book has received excellent reviews from critics who have already read it.
What makes Ruth’s book really different is that it’s released in conjunction with two music albums Scribbled in Blue and Umbrellas Should Be Yellow by a band called Holograph.
She wrote the lyrics for all the songs and also plays bass guitar for the band, which is made up of a group of young people, many of whom are on the autism spectrum.
Ruth is one of the great protectors of children of our time, an unsung hero whose lifelong dedication to protecting children has taken her on an incredible journey.
After writing a song when she was just 19 called Who Will Love the Children?, Ruth followed a fascinating and inspiring path that pushed her to the depths of despair, lifted her to the heights of faith and galvanized her to help and heal children struggling to survive in a damaged world.
She is still involved today in the fight for children’s rights in her community.
Who will love children? is a raw, unfiltered depiction of Ruth’s life journey, in which she reflects on the enduring importance of faith and her lifelong passionate dedication to saving abandoned children.
With her regrets, beliefs, joys, difficulties and triumphs, Ruth’s extraordinary true story of an unlikely life of struggles and setbacks, courage and faith, renewed hope and ultimate perseverance is told. with unashamed and unflinching honesty.
Heartbreaking but ultimately uplifting, Who Will Love Children? is an honest, powerful, gripping and deeply human autobiography – both heartbreaking and heartwarming – and a true testament to faith.
About the Author
Ruth Grobler was born and raised in KwaZulu-Natal.
She founded and runs Sinakekele Children and also works in the IT industry as a project manager.
She holds a degree in information technology and is a mother to her biological and adopted children, as well as many adopted children.
Ruth is also a songwriter and plays bass guitar for a band of young people, most of whom are on the autism spectrum.
She lives by a life philosophy that on rainy days, “umbrellas should be yellow.”
“Ruth’s honest and intriguing story is about a woman who refused to give up on herself, her family, and above all, her call to obey God’s plan for her life. This fascinating book reveals both the breathtaking miracles and the hard, pragmatic work of Ruth’s calling – to love South Africa’s vulnerable children,” Jess Basson (Pastor, Speaker and Author).
“The autobiography of child rights activist and child advocate Ruth Grobler is a captivating read and an incredible testimony to the power of the human spirit to overcome the challenges life throws at us,” Elle Matthews (award-winning screenwriter , author and creative coach ).