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Zonke Dikana offers to keep a student who owes R29 000 in school

The first two months of the year are the hardest times for disadvantaged students in South Africa; more students find themselves packing their bags and returning home due to financial constraints that often halts their education journey.

Zonke Dikana has come to the rescue of a student who almost gave up on her studies due to lack of funds to continue with her studies. Bubu Sithole was already packing her bags and ready to go back home because she owed R29 000.00 towards her studies and needed about R17 000.00 to register provisionally. This comes after Bubu tried all avenues to get financial assistance; Bubu was rejected by both NSFAS and MEC for Education in Freestate before Zonke came to her aid and offered to keep her in school.

January and Februay are usually the hardest times for students in South Africa, with more students returning home due to lack of funds to pursue their studies.  The finacial aid that’s currently available does not manage to help every student, making it impossible for a lot of hopeful students to have faith in their future.

However, this heart aching moment did not last long for Bubu; this is after Zonke saw her tweet and offered to keep her in school by paying the outstanding amount

Zonke Dikana, known simply as Zonke, is a South African singer-songwriter and record producer. Her rise to stardom was in 2011 following the release of her third album Ina Ethe which was certified double platinum and was nominated at the 18th South African Music Awards.

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