Thulani Madondo, resident of Kliptown in Soweto, is one of 10 finalists for the 2012 CNN Hero of the Year award, an annual campaign which honours everyday people doing good deeds in their communities. Madondo, one of 45,000 nominees from more than 100 countries, is nominated for his work with the Kliptown Youth Programme (KYP), which provides meals for children, support with school fees, after-school care, educational help and tutoring to about 400 disadvantaged children from the Kliptown area.