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Online initiative raises money for tertiary education fees

In the aftermath of the student fee protests over high tertiary education fees, an innovative initiative, Bursary Network, has been launched to assist students to raise funds for higher education via crowd-funding online.

Bursary Network founder, Emmanuel Luthuli, on Monday spoke to Stephen Grootes about having raised over R31 000 towards tertiary education in the short time that the initiative has been active.

Listen to the full conversation below:

Having observed the crisis from TV, personally I felt that I had to do something but I didn't find a network to donate... I needed to get a community of former graduates who want to help...

Emmanuel Luthuli, founder of Bursary Network

This article first appeared on 702 : Online initiative raises money for tertiary education fees


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