Asanda Kitsi grew up in Gugulethu and went to previously disadvantaged schools in the township. With the strong support from dedicated teachers of Thandokhulu High School, programmes such as Molo Songololo and Star Schools, she passed matric with six distinctions against the high odds that she faced. Having graduated with a B. Business Science from UCT, she knows from her personal experience the importance of additional support to help learners reach their academic potential. She joined FLY in 2013 as a Maths tutor.