Stefaans ‘Steve’ Mabena

Steve Mabena is actively working to stem the rise of HIV/Aids in Africa’s youth – and ensuring health for all sectors of the population. In addition to studying for his MBChB at the University of KwaZulu-Natal – which takes up most of his time – Stefaans ‘Steve’ Mabena is also focused on his involvement in […]

Galaletsang Madisha

Her love of numbers and statistics has opened up a whole new world of exciting possibilities for Galaletsang Madisha. It’s a world of opportunities, and one that she wants to explore.  Galaletsang originally had her heart set on going into the aviation field, but “fell in love with statistics”. Now studying towards a BSc degree […]

Vicky Jan

Driven to exploration, Vicky Jan is spreading her wings by immersing herself in a whole new area of study. Vicky Jan has always had a passion for the outdoors, so it’s a no brainer that she has chosen to follow a path that will lead to a sustainable future for Africa’s natural resources. “Growing up […]

Selunathi Sandi

Selunathi Sandi had no choice but to fend for herself as a teen – but the resilience and hard work paid off, and she’s now pursuing her dream. According to Amnesty International, there are an estimated 3.7 million orphans in South Africa – and about 150,000 children living in child-headed households. Selunathi Sandi does not […]

Sam Moshoeshoe

Sam Moshoeshoe is intent on making a difference in people’s lives by any means possible – whether by scalpel, or simply sharing his story… When Sam Moshoeshoe was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he simply went along with the prevailing choice of his Grade 1 class. “Everyone in the class […]

Carol Ndlovu

An uncertain future awaited Carol Ndlovu – until Moshal stepped in and set her on her path to following her passion  Carol Ndlovu could tell you a thing or two about the advantages of being hooked to TV dramas. She’s no couch potato – what little spare time she has when not hitting the books […]

Lerato Makamu

Lerato Makamu’s persistence to further her education paid off, and the aspiring actuary brims with the confidence of assured success. Pink is a feisty North American pop artist known for using her voice and platform to promote equal human rights and women’s issues. The lyrics to her songs are hugely inspirational to a generation of […]

Songe Makangela

Service leadership drives Songe Makangela to giving back – and medicine, he says, is the fuel that will power his community When Songe Makangela was still at school, his mother made a decision that inspired him: the former retail cashier entered university as a mature student to study horticulture. Not surprisingly, Songe says his family […]

Koketso Kotsane

Koketso Kotsane is an educational activist on a mission to uplift and inspire – even if it means putting aside his natural talents and inclinations. Koketso Kotsane is unapologetic about his the path he is carving for himself. The gifted musician – he plays piano, guitar, drums and composes music – has eschewed following his […]

Thwani Sithole

Thwani Sithole has a clear sense of purpose and is making surefooted strides to achieving his goals. Thwani Sithole is a math whizz who matriculated from Leap Science and Maths School in 2015, and knew exactly which trajectory his studies would take. “I fell in love with computer science and programming while I was still […]