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 […]

Zaakir Nakhwa

A medical investment for society After his baby brother was born with a severe form of Down’s syndrome in 1997, the young schoolboy Zaakir Nakhwa realised his future was mapped out for him. As he witnessed his parents’ helplessness, and that of other hospital patients, he knew his calling was to become a doctor and […]

Ishmael Chikoo

A master of diligence When Ishmael Chikoo was a child he would walk 13km to school every morning from his village in Chipinge in Manicaland, Zimbabwe, and 13km back in the evening. Despite these hardships, he was a focused pupil and always at the top of his class. “My dad used to buy me a […]