Fellow Class: Class 11

Vongai Mlambo

Vongai is a Zimbabwean student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biology on a Pre-Medical Track at New York University Abu Dhabi. Her love of life sciences and her extracurricular interests intersect around a common theme: education. She believes that education is an intersectional force that can empower and produce long-lasting change. She has worked …

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Joyline Chepkorir

Joyline Chepkorir is an honors college student pursuing Bachelor of Science in nursing at Michigan State University. She is passionate about promotion of quality and accessible healthcare for all people and has dedicated her time to volunteering in marginalized communities. In summer 2017, she did a community needs assessment and found that there was a …

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Komlan Batchey

Komlan Kekeli Batchey, a Togolese citizen, studies at EARTH University in Costa Rica. Before attending African Leadership Academy in South Africa, Johannesburg, he earned a scientific Togolese baccalaureate in Mathematics and Natural sciences. At EARTH University, Komlan is the Vice-President of the African Students Union and a member of the MasterCard Foundation Scholars board. Komlan …

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Elisabeth Bakoubolo

Elisabeth Bakoubolo was born on March 26, 1994 in Aneho (Lome), Togo. She realized her primary studies at Secular Private Primary School of the City SNPT; Kpeme, where she received her primary diploma in 2006. From 2006 to 2009, she pursued her secondary studies at College du Littoral, where she received an “A” level in …

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Bleck Tita

Bleck was born on May 21st, 1994 in Tiko- South West Region, Cameroon in a rural community that had so Little to offer. He describes it as a world of the 14th century. Bleck’s family is headed by a single mum, Angeline Masafi, who works as an unskilled laborer for a banana plantation (CDC) located …

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Masateru Honest Mwambo

Born as a firstborn among five children, Masateru has been raised as a pioneer among his siblings on the path of education. While his childhood was filled with family economic challenges, where his presence in school the next day was unpredictable, he has depended on his childhood hobbies that are academic-related to excel unceasingly in …

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Tinotenda Makuvire

Tinotenda is a student from Zimbabwe currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering at McGill University. He is passionate about sustainable energy and community development. Energy is the backbone of most economies and we often exploit energy in ways that are not sustainable especially in Africa where most energy sources are still very traditional. …

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Nicholas Toronga

Nicholas Toronga is a third-year student pursuing a major in Finance and a concentration in Business Analytics at McGill University. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Nicholas is an active community builder. Apart from co-founding ExlAfrica, Nicholas was actively involved in Zimbabwe as a facilitator at LUT- a social enterprise that won the 2011 Harvard Innovation …

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