Myoga Molisho has lived a hand-to-mouth existence in the ten years considering that she fled the Democratic Republic of Congo, to seek out asylum in South Africa. But that has not stopped her dreaming of going into enterprise. Previous yr, she took a daring action in direction of realising that ambition: she started studying for an MBA.
“I definitely take pleasure in working with quantities, and taking care of and administering,” she says. “Doing an MBA will deepen my knowledge about the administration of the enterprise environment and I can then even open my very own enterprise.”
She is one particular of almost 60,000 students — most from minimal-revenue backgrounds, displaced by poverty or war and dwelling precariously all over the environment — who have signed up for online levels with the University of the Folks (UoPeople). It was established up in 2009, and now has almost nine,000 on its