Seven years ago Lukhanyo Mafu was a gardener, earning R50 a day at University of Fort Hare (UFH). Now his a Graduate Social science from the same university
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from the same university he had beautified in 2012 when he was employed by a cooperative contracted by UFH to maintain the Alice campus grounds.
While carrying out his daily duties one day, which included raking leaves, cutting grass and pruning plants, Mafu, 39, approached an academic staff member, Awonke Tshefu, and told him about his dream to study.
“I showed him my matric certificate and told him about my dream of becoming a social worker one day. He gave me R200 to apply and here I am today,” said Mafu. Now this is Black Excellence 👑✊