Young boy's future at medical school hangs on fundraising efforts

Young boy's future at medical school hangs on fundraising efforts

- We hear almost daily about South Africans who are struggling for work, struggling to find jobs

- Many times these individuals are people with degrees, qualified professionals who have not managed to find work despite their hard work

- Many have resorted to begging on street corners in a desperate attempt to get work

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One Twitter user has voiced his desperation over his need to raise funds to study medicine on the social media platform. When the President and the African National Congress is looking to remember Madiba on his 100th year, a cause such as this one sings of what could be a Madiba legacy story.

Musawenkosa Zenzile is a South African student who graduated with 8 distinctions and yet all that has happened is that he has been shown there is no hope for him in his country.

He wrote that he graduated from Grade 12 in 2017 with 8 distinctions and an average of 92.13%. He was the top student at his school.

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While he was accepted into the University of Cape Town to study medicine, he was not offered a single bursary, thus making his dream of becoming a doctor unobtainable.

Due to a few administration glitches, some on his part, he was not able to apply for additional bursary assistance.

His mother is a domestic worker and cannot assist financially with university fees and if he doesn’t collect enough money in time, he will be excluded for failing to meet the financial requirements.

South Africans have shown time and time again that we live in a country with a big heart and this would be the main reason this young man would be able to realise his dream.

Briefly.co.za recently featured an article called Ramaphosa promises to save the country in his final push for presidency in which

- Cyril attended a rally in Jozini, KwaZulu Natal, to promote his election as president

- He said that thieving, overspending of finances and corruption were bringing down the already flailing economy

- Cyril said the country was failing due to being under the control of whites and that black people should also be allowed to participate in the economy

Cyril Ramaphosa, ANC deputy president, made his final push for the presidency in KwaZulu Natal on Sunday.

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The presidential candidate has promised to stop theft from state-owned enterprises, economic growth and the “renewal” of the leading party.

Cyril has said that the ANC will be revitalised after the elective conference in December. He has said he will be putting forward policies that will be bringing the ANC up for the next decade.

But posts like the one above show that our President still has a long way to go to achieve this vision of saving South Africa.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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