Ahmad Saadi

Ahmad lives in an Israeli Arab village near Nazareth and his father works in construction. His mother is the senior of his father’s two wives, and Ahmad has four sisters, one brother, and three half-sisters. He was fortunate to attend one of the top high schools in that city. The students there were encouraged to […]

Nonhlanhla Nhlapo

Nonhlanhla Nhlapo battled to read as a child and had learning difficulties, but with sheer determination she overcame these and the many other barriers to her becoming a chartered accountant and putting poverty behind her. Today, Nonhlanhla, nearly 20, is in the second year of her Bachelor of Accounting Science (BAccSci) at Wits University and […]

Moshal Paying it forward – Nhlanhlayethu secondary school 2017

On Friday 10 March 2017 Moshal scholars and alumni were invited to visit Nhlanhlayethu Secondary school to continue inspiring and motivating learners. The following Moshal scholars paid their own return transport to the school in order to spend several hours engaging with learners: Sphamandla Mpanza- LLB graduate Snako Nzuza- BCom 3rd year Neema Umutoniwase- BBusiness […]

Juliet Mantso

Juliet Mantso has had to overcome much more than socio-economic troubles on her path to becoming a doctor. And although her vehicle wavered, she has persevered. In the latter part of 2014, she had to put her medical degree on hold for six months, but she came back with a vengeance this year. So much […]

Gary Felix

It takes a special kind of person to achieve their goals despite adversity and repeatedly being told they not capable of doing so. Gary Felix is a special kind of guy. Gary grew up on the wrong side of the track in Mitchells Plain in Cape Town. His father worked on the railways and his […]

UKZN PIF 2017: Moshal Buddy Family Stophungernow PMB

Some of our super UKZN students undertook the first Pay It Forward activity for 2017 in South Africa in February, just a week after the UKZN orientation. They chose to make sandwiches at the StopHunger initiative in Pietermaritzburg. It was led by Mthokozisi, who heads up the Buddy Family at the Pietermartizburg campus. He joined […]