Anele Mngwengwe

A financial analyst at multinational financial and insurance corporation AIG, Moshal alum Anele Mngwengwe has embraced the working world. Now she’s using her workplace know-how, as well as the skills she learnt from Moshal, to tackle unemployment in her community. After completing her Honours in Economics at Rhodes University in 2016, Anele joined the JSE […]

Juané Meyer

Juané Meyer has a burning call to help animals in need. While it took her two years to be accepted into the highly competitive veterinary sciences degree at the University of Pretoria, her passion and perseverance paid off. Currently in her third year of BSc veterinary sciences, Juané Meyer grew up in Randfontein. “I’ve always […]

Bonginkosi Tshabalala

Having initially been forced to drop out of university because of financial constraints, Bonginkosi decided to start over at the University of Pretoria. Now in his second year of his BCom Accounting degree, he’s motivated by the chance to inspire his community. Bonginkosi Tshabalala knows how it feels to have to have to give up […]

Siyabonga Sithole

When Siyabonga Sithole’s mother fell ill while he was writing his matric finals, he had to work harder than ever. But his desire to fulfil his potential and to give his family “something to smile about” meant he excelled despite the challenges he faced. Now in his second year of a Bachelor of Accounting degree […]

Robin Rex

Having studied medicine at Stellenbosch University, Dr Robin Rex is currently in the first year of her internship at Tygerberg Hospital. Hailing from Atlantis, Cape Town, her modest upbringing meant that education was the best tool Robin had to better her family’s circumstances. “I come from very humble family life – I wasn’t privileged at […]

Lindokuhle Nkambule

Currently doing his BSc honours in bioinformatics at UCT, Lindokuhle Nkambule is dedicated to empowering others through maths and science. Having himself excelled in maths and science at school, Lindokuhle chose to study towards a BSc degree at UCT. Determined to do his honours, Lindokuhle initially had trouble picking the subject in which he wanted […]

Mbalenhle Ntuli

Mbalenhle Ntuli believes that the opportunities she’s had were meant to be shared. While she plans to one day become a doctor, she’s also dedicated to uplifting her family and community along the way. “It wasn’t by chance that I was the one chosen to have this opportunity. I’m now able to change my family’s life,” […]

Bongani Khoza

For Bongani Khoza, studying towards his electrical and computer engineering degree is about more than just fulfilling his considerable potential. It’s about changing the lives of his younger siblings. “My family keeps me motivated,” says Bongani. “When I look back at where we’ve come from, it hasn’t been pleasant. Knowing that I still have a […]

Anathi Qosho

As the first person in his family to go to university, Anathi Qosho is aware of the responsibility he holds. He aims to empower not just his family, but also the youngsters in his community, to make the most of their education. “This degree will be the key that opens doors for my family and […]

Thuthula Mela

While her academic goals weren’t initially clear, Thuthula Mela always worked hard and dreamed of going to university. Now studying towards her Honours in Microbiology at Rhodes University, she knows where her destiny lies. “My mother gave birth to me when she was around 13 – she was a baby herself,” says Thuthula. “Because of […]