Zim girl who got 7 distinctions fails to get a south African bursary because she is a foreigner: SAD

Zim girl who got 7 distinctions fails to get a south African bursary because she is a foreigner: SAD

Zim girl who got 7 distinctions fails to get a south African bursary because she is a foreigner: SAD 1 A Zimbabwean who showed up in South Africa with her family when she was only five years of age is in tears.

Regardless of having seven distinctions in her scholarly world, she can’t get a bursary since she is an outsider.

Eighteen-year-old Lineo Mapulanga’s fantasy about turning into an effective chartered record began when she was 15 years of age as she had a distinct fascination with working with numbers.

Her fantasy stays one as gaining a bursary or scholarship as a Zimbabwean public has demonstrated exceptionally difficult.

Lineo’s mom, Espina Chiremba, said she left Zimbabwe with her significant other and two little girls years prior looking for work and superior life.

Chiremba had two additional little girls subsequent to moving to South Africa.

“We were unable to keep living in Zimbabwe. There was no work and we were battling to take care of ourselves and the kids. Moving to South Africa was an unquestionable requirement for us,” said Chiremba.

“Lineo is the most seasoned of my girls and has really buckled down in school. She got seven distinctions. It can’t be that she can’t get a bursary because of her identity,” she said.

Lineo finished her matric at Khutsalani Secondary School in 2021.

“I was an outsider and was offered the chance by my folks to begin another life in South Africa, which gave me the assurance to work multiple times harder to be perceived.

“I would concentrate on each end of the week, late around evening time and rise and shine promptly in the mornings,” she said.

Chiremba said she was exceptionally pleased with her little girl.

“Lineo concentrated on each opportunity she got. I would get up in the first part of the day and she would study. At the point when I returned home from work, she would study and in any event, when I hit the hay, I would see her considering.”

“I recollect continuously crying when colleges and organizations offering bursaries came to my school. I didn’t qualify as I am Zimbabwean. It made me extremely upset,” said Lineo.

“My affection for bookkeeping would clarify my 97% on my testament. My objective one day is to be a chartered accountant.

“My desire is that I will get the chance to study in South Africa and turn into an outlined accountant.”

Helen Slabbert, who has been the business of and a companion to Chiremba and her kids for the beyond seven years, said she was frustrated that Lineo doesn’t have the chance to concentrate further.

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