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Tshegofatso Masenya

The young entrepreneur and founder of GoShare outlines what inspired her crowdfunding platform and how she went about building it.

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Tshegofatso Masenya is the founder of GoShare, a donation-based crowdfunding platform that aims to enable tertiary students to settle their outstanding fees. A final medical student at the University of Cape Town, she has strong convictions of playing a role in the ongoing efforts to transform the landscape of access to tertiary education in South Africa, and intends to use her medical career to drive social justice, advocacy and inclusion of marginalised groups.


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Access to quality tertiary education for all is a contentious topic in South Africa, with the majority of the population unable to afford the cost of going to university. Passionate about social advocacy and transformation, university student Tshegofatso Masenya has set out on a mission to help students settle their outstanding fees through her crowdfunding platform. In 10 clear bites, she unpacks how she founded and grew her crowdfunding platform, GoShare.

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In this recipe, you will learn about how Tshegofatso started on her entrepreneurial journey, from her first viable business idea to her current role as founder of GoShare. She shares her experience juggling a business and being a student, and how she manages to balance it all out while maintaining a somewhat sane life. Tshego also goes into detail about what crowdfunding is, what makes an effective campaign and how you too can start your own campaign in support of a cause or project. 


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