Graduate thanks government for bursary: "I never had to worry"

Graduate thanks government for bursary: "I never had to worry"

- A beautiful graduate has thanked her provincial government for funding her studies

- For four years, Afezekile Moko had been given a worry-free experience on varsity

- With a bursary from the Eastern Cape Department of Public Works, she was able to complete a degree at Wits

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Afezekile Moko graduated from the University of Witwatersrand with a Bachelor of Science in Property Studies.

Where many had to fuss about funding their qualifications, Moko could focus her energy 100% on her studies.

The graduate has the Eastern Cape Department of Public Works to thank for that. According to a post on the department's Facebook page, they funded Moko's tuition for the entire duration of her studies.

“The department of Public Works is highly efficient and responsive to students' needs. For the four years that I have been a bursary-holder, I never had to worry about the financial factors of the University. I was able to focus on my studies. I am highly grateful to the team at Human-Resources Development,” said Moko.
Graduate thanks government for bursary: "I never had to worry"

Moko at her graduation. Photo credit: Eastern Cape Department of Public Works.
Source: Facebook

With her degree in the bag, Moko is now a candidate professional in the Properties section.

She added:

“I am a young black woman, ambitious to bring change to the narrative of the Property Sector being populated by a certain calibre: usually wealthy and of the opposite (gender)” said Moko.

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Moko is one of several students who benefited from the Mxolisi Majombozi bursary - a scheme that targets young people between the ages of 18 and 35.

Briefly.co.za learned the aim of the bursary is to provide financial assistance to previously disadvantaged individuals (PDIs) in the province who dream of pursuing a career in engineering sciences and related professions.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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