Thuli Magubane of KayaFM interviews Phumelele

I continue to thank one and all for supporting the drive to donate copies of the book From Debt to Riches to our schools and universities. We hope that the book will impart personal finance management skills to our youth and enable them to make the most of their financial resources as soon as they start working.

The latest donation came from Mr Vusi Khanyile, Chairman of Thebe Investment Corporation. He has donated a total of 100 copies and these will be allocated to the following universities

Sol Plaatjie University – 25 copies

Walter Sisulu Universtiy – 25 copies

University of Cape Town – 25 copies

University of Johannesburg – 25 copies


Roche Diagnostics have donated 200 copies of the book to Maharishi Institute in Johannesburg. Maharishi Institute offers degrees to students from disadvantaged communities and assists them with scholarships. Roche buys the books for the final year students and I also address the students to try and help them to learn more about money management skills from the word go

Consol Glass, Mr Thami Mkhuzangwe & Mr Salathia Phetla. Consol offers learnership programmes to young unemployed people so they decided to buy 200 copies for their learners within the company and they have donated a further 100 copies to 10 colleges where they source their learners from


1. Dr Dr Simo Lushaba donated 20 copies to the University of Zululand

2. Mr Jabulani Fakazi donated 20 copies to Mahlabathini High School

3. Mr Ian Stern donated 3 copies Coastal KZN TVET College

4. Mr Malcolm Stainbank donated 4 copies. If any school or university needs these books, please drop us an email at

5. Ms Nomkhosi Sithole : HR Director Tenova Pyromet is contributing 15 books to the University of Johannesburg

6. Mr Basheer Cele of Professional Aiders Foundations, bought 10 copies and will donate directly to schools of his choice.

7. Mrs Nana Vezi, Managing Director of Dweba Engineering who bought 30 copies for New Beginnings Bible Church of Chesterville

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