Success Stories


Cheryl Sibanda

Bursary Winner
“I was very excited when I applied for the nmbrs opportunity. When I got the call for an interview, I was shocked! To be selected out of the many candidates that applied, I couldn’t believe it. I made it – I am so grateful to nmbrs and The Knowledge Trust for giving me this opportunity.”

Yoliswa Luzipo

“I am still in disbelief as I have been job hunting for over 6 months since being retrenched. The Knowledge Trust has really given me a reason to look forward to a brighter future while building my career at the same time. The skills I will learn at the new company will open more doors for me in future. Thank you, I was on the verge of giving up, then you came through for me. I will forever be grateful. Finding a job during a pandemic has been a nightmare. I thank The Knowledge Trust for the opportunity.”

Phumzile Qwaqwa

Bursary Winner
“I just want to take this moment to thank The Knowledge Trust for changing the lives of young South Africans. With so much going on in the world and our country, a positive moment deserves a pause of gratitude. I am genuinely grateful for the opportunity (YPO bursary) & still pinch myself in disbelief when I realise that I was the chosen one out of a large number of equally deserving applicants. This epitomizes my belief in ‘when it’s your time, nothing can stand in your way’. I wish The Knowledge Trust immensely well in its future endeavors. I hope every individual who has received an opportunity on the platform restores their faith in humanity and at least tries paying it forward to the next crop of leaders. Sending kindness and light to every young person looking for an opportunity on the platform.”

Kamogelo Modimoeng

Learnership Recipient
“I was really so humbled to secure a learnership through The Knowledge Trust. Job seeking is so difficult, The Knowledge Trust really lightened the load and provided me with ample opportunities to apply for. I am eternally grateful for the opportunity I’ve been awarded, and even more appreciative that The Knowledge Trust enabled me to have access to such opportunities.”

Sinayo Bizana

Prize Winner
“It was a depressing year being unemployed and all, thanks to The Knowledge Trust I was able to do a short course with TSIBA which kept me busy and motivated again – on top of that I won 2 Takealot vouchers, thanks a lot for all you are doing to help. Enjoy your Christmas all, I know I will, thanks again.”

Chandre Gosani

Prize Winner
“I am very pleased to win something and feel this course was one of the best experiences in my life.”

Monzita Heynes

“I found The Knowledge Trust platform while looking for retail work online. I was extremely happy with the interview process and enjoyed myself”

Tumelo Mana

Bursary Winner
“Thank you so much for the Red&Yellow bursary. It has kept me enhanced and occupied in these hard times we’re living under. I’ve learnt so much and still learning.”

Njabulo Mbanjwa

Bursary Winner
“I am so excited about this opportunity. I have been longing to join HyperionDev, I believe it’s one of the best tech institutions in South Africa.”

Gaongaleloe Ntomane

Short Course
Just wanted to pass my gratitude to The Knowledge Trust – when life seemed like a dark tunnel, you brought light and gave us hope, thank you for the opportunities given to keep myself busy and equipped during this hard time and therefore allowing me to achieve my goal of acquiring a certificate in Project Management. The Knowledge trust made it possible. Halalaaaaa to The Knowledge Trust halaaalaaa, may your wonderful and kind deeds be told to generations to come.

Julia Bulawa

Prize Winner
“The TSIBA course was like therapy and self development. It was very good. I have gained knowledge which will help me in the near future and I will be forever grateful. I am also excited about winning and will use this voucher very wisely.”

Aphiwe Junda

Prize Winner
“It was hard to do the course because it’s online and data was a struggle but by the end I managed to win some and therefore was able to complete the course. Plus, it’s the festive season and this prize means me and my family can enjoy some good food thanks to TSIBA and The Knowledge Trust.”

Sine Nzuza

“Oh wow! This is incredible! This helps me so much. Thank you for the opportunity! I actually can’t believe it. Applying for the eta College Bursary through The Knowledge Trust platform was so painless. Thanks so much.”

Nokukhanya Zulu

“I’ve already recommended so many of my friends to The Knowledge Trust – they host a swift platform that was easy to navigate, they were extremely helpful, always hands-on and nurturing through their communication. Through them I have started my internship at First Rand, it’s going really well and I am thoroughly enjoying it!”

Thebe Kgabo

“I am extremely thankful that The Knowledge Trust connected me to an opportunity and made it easy for me to get noticed. Now I am starting my new job at #WeAreEgg

Zamalunga Malunga

Prize Winner
“I am so excited! I shared a link to the eta College Bursary in hopes that I would help someone earn this opportunity. I didnt expect this at all! Thank you!”

Nhlamulo Portia Mhlanga

Cash Winner
“You just made my day! Noooo! Hao Christmas gift coming early! Thank you very much for everything, I really appreciate it”

Alice Bonnes

“Having the privilege of interning at The Knowledge Trust allowed me to come into contact with their platform, and get to see how many lives they change in the work they do. Never did I think that one of those lives would be mine! The team’s encouragement and guidance helped me to confidently apply for a position I really wanted as a copywriter. I wouldn’t have been able to get this job without them, and I’m eternally grateful!”

Mercia Bareng

Prize Winner
“Wow I can’t believe it! I am so grateful right now. This means a lot to me because I got an opportunity to help someone access information regarding a bursary opportunity. Huge thank you to The Knowledge Trust”

Rixile Keith Chauke

Bursary Winner
“I WON A BURSARY! I’m so happy, the feeling is priceless, words can’t describe how I really feel. My experience with The Knowledge Trust so far has been quite amazing, I have learnt SO much more than I thought I would and have used what I’ve learnt to my advantage. I am very thankful and grateful.”

Swazi Gamede

Bursary Winner
“Having just won an Artisan Bursary, I feel extremely thankful for the opportunity and I believe this will give me a good push concerning the building of my career, I can’t wait to start thanks to The Knowledge Trust!”

Nontobeko Ngomane

Bursary Winner
“I am very grateful for the opportunity given to me by The Knowledge Trust and I hope that it really changes my life forever. Not only did I win an Artisan bursary but also a Laptop which I can use to study online with no limitations, I am very happy and so excited. The Knowledge Trust is the best.”

Nompilo Okuhle

Prize Winner
“Wow! I am super excited to be the winner of the R750 data through The Knowledge Trust and FPD. Since I joined this organization my life changed a lot, I receive the necessary information needed in order to be successful in my life.”

Siphesile Dlamini

Learnership Recipient
“I am SO excited about winning the Red&Yellow Learnership! It’s been a tough year and this has truly been a turning point for me. The Knowledge Trust website was so easy to navigate and apply through. I’m so thankful for this opportunity! I can’t wait to start my learnership.”

Rhumani Lancelote Rilhotso

Prize Winner
“I am incredibly excited to have been the winner of the tablet through The Knowledge Trust – it’s making my life much easier as I am now able to access information more effectively. I joined The Knowledge Trust during lockdown in July this year, which proved to be highly beneficial during a time of uncertainty and I am therefore grateful to everyone who was involved in making this possible for me.”

Rochelle Jacobs

Learnership Recipient
“Grateful to The Knowledge Trust for giving us the platform to apply for learnerships. I’m excited about the learnership opportunity I earned at Red & Yellow, and I’m really looking forward to learning about digital marketing. I believe this qualification will give me a competitive advantage.”

Ikalafeng Galaletsang

Bursary Winner
“Thank you! I’ve just won a full bursary at FPD! The Knowledge Trust is the best platform I’ve ever joined. It’s led me to actively make decisions in order to become the best person I can. They have offered immense support and great opportunities – through this, I’m able to equip myself with the necessary skills required for an aspiring professional.”

Patricia Vamuhle

“I was miserable and sad because I wasn’t doing anything in life, but I have a reason to smile and wake up in the morning now that I am enrolled through The Knowledge Trust for Tsiba’s short course certificate in project management, teamwork and self-development. Thank you so much for this opportunity”

Phumzile Kumalo

Bursary Winner
“I will always be grateful for the bursary I received from The Knowledge Trust to pursue my studies at Red & Yellow. They have helped catapult my career in the right direction.”

Luyanda Booysen

“I have been given the chance to work at #WeAreEGG and The Knowledge Trust has undoubtedly been the highlight in earning this life-changing opportunity.”

Sinovuyo Kupiso

“I joined The Knowledge Trust in hopes of finding a post that would take me out of my comfort zone – now, after a long journey, I’ve finally landed a job at EGG!

Stacy-Lee Walters

“As a subscriber of The Knowledge Trust, I regularly checked out their weekly e-mails displaying all their available posts – Seeing the EGG vacancies had me immediately intrigued! After being let go due to Covid-19, it’s truly a blessing to have landed this awesome job. I would like to give a HUGE thank you to The Knowledge Trust team, this would not have been possible without them.”

Sindeka Mandoyi

“I was one of the first people to join The Knowledge Trust & I knew they were something special. From the get-go, they were vocal and transparent about their vision – now I’ve finally landed a job through The Knowledge Trust. Thank you a million – Peace and love…UBUNTU MABANDE!”

Kelsy Arden

“When I signed up to The Knowledge Trust I was just looking for experience after college, I never expected having the opportunity to intern and now work at an incredible company like Yoco. I feel very grateful and it would never have happened if It weren’t for The Knowledge Trust”

Siphe Pindani

“The Knowledge Trust is a user friendly platform that interacts with you from the start. I am currently employed at Blue Sky and it is so through The Knowledge Trust. The platform made it easy for me to go through the 1st stages of interviews by allowing me to do research on the job listed and then coming back to answer questions, that was very cool”

Maureen Zitha

Cash Winner
“Oh wow! Winning R500 was so overwhelming. I am thankful not only for the fact that I won this money through The Knowledge Trust in a time when i really needed it but also that I was able to help a fellow community member gain employment.”

Shanaas Johnson

“After unexpectedly being let go at my previous job due to Covid-19, I signed up to join The Knowledge Trust. Shortly after that, I stumbled upon the #WeAreEgg vacancies. Now, thanks to The Knowledge Trust not only am I employed, a friend I referred is too!”

Sean Potgieter

“I found a very helpful SEO internship with Travel Tractions on The Knowledge Trust. I stayed in the position for a month because I learnt so much that I was able to jumpstart my new career direction in digital marketing and move onto full employment. It was a very vital foundation for me and I am thankful that The Knowledge Trust provides a platform for people who have the experience gap they need to fill.”
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