- Mzansi youngest female doctor is surprisingly only twenty one years old
- The young lady says that she wanted to be a doctor since she was in pre-school
- Locals have shared many heartwarming thoughts about her success at such a young age
Mzansi's youngest doctor, Dr Thakgalo Thibela is only twenty-one years old. According to the bright young lady who received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Wits University in 2020, says she always wanted to be a doctor.
"Dr Thakgalo Thibela is South Africa's youngest female Medical Doctor. At just 21 years old, she has already obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Wits University in 2020.
"Dr Thibela has not always had it easy, as she comes from Violet Bank, a village in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga.
"I’ve always wanted to do medicine since my days in pre-school. This dream almost got shattered when my Grade 11 results came back and they were nowhere satisfactory and this pushed me to do my best in matric in order to get accepted to study medicine," a Briefy Facebook post reads.
Locals had this to say:
Sbusiso Mzee Mzubanzi said:
"I just wanna see her grandmother and applaud her for doing such a great job.... doctor at 21 haibo!"
Samu Mambo said:
"Well done Nana Thakgalo I'm glad that your dreams come true since you said your dream is coming on a very young age thanks to choosing to help us full bottom of your thanks loving."
In other inspiring Briefly News Lungelo Dube has described her journey towards finally obtaining her Master's degree as a 'never-ending roller-coaster'. The stunner has a real passion for nature conservation and so chose to focus her studies on human-wildlife conflict resolution, a field of study not always easy to find financial aid for.
Luckily, Dube got some assistance back in 2018 and started her Master's journey with the help of the GreenMatter Fellowship programme, which aims to lend a helping hand to passionate environmental students just like her.
To her generous sponsors at GreenMatter, she had this to say: "I'm eternally grateful for Janavi Da Silva and Dr John Hanks for their never-ending support and always going the extra mile for me. Not only did they encourage me, but they fought for me. I'll never forget the massive contribution they made for this very moment."
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Source: Briefly News