"If I want to encourage young
people back home to get to where I am,
I have to be an example."
“Now my son will have the opportunities
to make his dreams come true.”
“Today I work in a male dominated work force.
My father would be so proud of me.”

Dr Photolo

dr-mokena-3760This is a man dedicated to his community in word and deed

Dr Mokoena Photolo was the first recipient of our bursary programme in 2002, allowing him to complete his degree in medicine.

Today Dr Photolo runs his own medical practice, offers pro bono care to orphans and is establishing a drug rehabilitation and community centre for the youth.

He continues to volunteer his time to fieldwork in rural AIDS clinics and is supporting his sister through her PhD in Genetics.