amello, which means resilience, is a new family drama that centres on the lives of two teachers – Keneilwe (Tsholo Mashaba) and Patrick ( Jude Tshisevhe) – who are drawn together by their common vision for Mamello High School.
Mashaba, a former Muvhango actress, makes her way back to our TV screens playing an idealistic teacher and principal who is trying to rebuild her life after escaping an abusive relationship.
TV By looking at the education system through her eyes, the show is given dimension and complexity.
Producers say Mamello will take the viewer on a journey highlighting the challenges this school and others like it face.
These include a lack of resources, underqualified teachers, an ever-changing curriculum, childheaded households, drugs, gangs, rapes, viral sex videos and teenage pregnancies. It’s with these issues that