Pumla Maswanganyi

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Pumla Maswanganyi




Fellow Class

Issue Area

SVC Selected


Pumla Maswanganyi is a 21-year-old South African citizen, that is passionate about African development. She has embraced her status as a global citizen and would like to see Africa claim its place as an equal partner in the global trade, economically and culturally. She is dedicated to building infrastructure that can assist youth in contributing to Africa’s economic, political and social development.

In terms of experience, she speaks English and French amongst other African languages. Additionally, she has co-lead a delegation which represented the Afghan Women’s National soccer team at the Global Issues Network meeting in Luxembourg. She has experience as Co – chair of Karibu (African Association), and Executive Member of Multicultural Affairs Council and the Christian Activities Network. She has begun work on philosophe, a coffee co-operative based in Temanggung, Indonesia and her latest venture is the Nimble Fingers project based in Lagos, Nigeria.