Meet Buhle Sithela, who dropped out of varsity to start his own solar-powered pop-up cinema

Meet Buhle Sithela, who dropped out of varsity to start his own solar-powered pop-up cinema

A lot of times, people throw in the towel when things don't go as planned. However, Buhle Sithela is not one to give up.

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Sithela had to drop out of university after he was no longer able to afford the tuition fees. But, instead of giving up, Sithela started two innovative businesses.

According to News24, Sithela is the founder of Khayelitsha Bin Cleaning Project and Vukani Ma-Afrika (VUMA), a mobile cinema.

Briefly.co.za learned Sithela saw an opportunity after he realised there was no cinemas in townships.

"Our pop up cinemas are so nice. You can enjoy the magic of films in your kasi. I love you all Vuma Pop-Up Cinema," Sithela said.

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"We started fundraising for the equipment because hiring would be expensive, so we started buying sound and then we got donations for the projector, screen and solar power panel," he said.

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Sithela used to wash bins to raise money to start VUMA. Now he dreams of reaching more kasis to show off his project.

However, Sithela said transportation is a massive issue and he won't be able to reach his dreams without it.

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