Simi Majola was born and raised in Umlazi, a township south of Durban. Majola works as a performer, freelance writer, historian, humanitarian, teacher and food security activist.
Through his artistic years Majola has been working as a freelance artist and historian working with organisations like Ox Farm GB, South African History Online, Freedom Park Museum, Constitutional Hill and the Freedom Charter Square of dedication.
As a playwright Majola has sent plays to the Royal Court Theatre (UK), Goethe Institute (Germany), The Market Theatre Company, Joburg Theatre, Pop Arts. Simi has also worked as an applied drama and playback theatre at Wits Drama For Life and Soweto Kliptown Youth Foundation.
Simi’s History work include collaborations with Bridging Ages International (Vasa,Finland), Kalma County Museum (Sweden), Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication (Soweto) Freedom Park Museum (Pretoria)
His humanitarian and food security work led to the setting up of Amasimu Charitable Trust, an initiative to empower local rural villages to take responsibility for the production of their own food and medicines as well meeting other basic needs. The aim of the Trust is the healing of the environment and the regeneration of natural systems, as well as the healing and the empowerment of local communities.
Majola is part of the KindaCommunity Network and a Pioneer for Project 222 aimed at connecting communities.
Tune into Simi's new show, Bantu Connection, Sundays at 3pm on KindaSound Radio