Thapelo Lekgoathi

Currently working as a junior quantitative analyst at Ernst & Young, Moshal alum Thapelo Lekgoathi attained his BSc honours in maths at Wits. Yet he only focused on academics from grade 10 onwards, after his teachers noticed his potential. Growing up in Tembisa, Thapelo saw school as a means to an end. “In grade 8 […]

Athi Mbombi

“My mother taught me that a limitation is only as true as I make it out to be,” says Wits alum and doctor Athi Mbombi. Now working as a doctor at Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital in the second year of her internship, Athi’s proved that there are no limits when you’re following your dreams. Growing […]

Lindokuhle Gwala

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela’s words underpin the thinking behind the Moshal Scholarship Program. They also epitomise the philosophy by which candidate attorney and Moshal alum, Lindokuhle Gwala lives his life. Lindokuhle always knew that to secure his future, he’d need to focus on […]

Sindisiwe Phili

Pharmacist and Moshal UKZN alum Sindisiwe Phili had it harder than most growing up. Having spent much of her childhood moving between the homes of different family members, her one constant has been her commitment to striving for better. “I was one of the top students at school despite my background,” says Sindisiwe. “I didn’t […]

Khulekani Shozi

Now a candidate attorney, Moshal alum Khulekani Shozi always knew that education was the best way to help his family and community. In paying it forward, he’s spread this message to learners at his previous high school and increased the number of those attending tertiary institutions. Growing up in a rural village in Mkholombe, Hillcrest, […]

Tendai Matiza

Growing up in Chitungwiza, the oldest township in Zimbabwe, Moshal alum Tendai Matiza set out to address his town’s energy problem. By attaining his electrical and electronic engineering degree, he also hoped to become a positive role model to his community. “I grew up in a place that suffered from horrendous load shedding,” says Tendai. […]

Asanda Mini

Passionate about problem solving, Moshal alum and accounting graduate, Asanda Mini hopes to use her financial savvy to build a life of her own, whilst empowering others. After completing her BCom in Accounting, Asanda did a PGDA (post graduate diploma in accounting) at Rhodes university. She’s currently in her second year of articles at BDO […]

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 […]

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 […]

Afikile Masebeni

Afikile Masebeni studied chemistry but now works in the technology space. For her, changing course has often yielded the greatest rewards. It’s all about taking the first step, she says.  After completing her honours in chemistry at Rhodes University, Afikile knew that she wanted to explore her professional options. “I really wanted a job, but […]