MEET OUR SUPERHERO TEAM



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Chumani Kula

Chumani, an Investment Principal at Old Mutual Private Equity, is the founder and Chairman of FLY. He was born in Mdantsane and is both a Chartered Accountant and CFA Charterholder by profession. As Chairman of FLY, Chumani has overall responsibility for the organisation. He is also part of the Mighty Grade Elevens tutoring team.


  Chumani Kula


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Duma Mxenge

Duma was born eMlazi, Durban. He grew up in the leafy township suburb of New Brighton, Port Elizabeth. He is a UCT graduate. An Account Executive at Sanlam Investments by profession, he is one of the founding members of FLY. He is a grade 9 maths tutor and also serves on the Steering Committee. His service to FLY is inspired by his grandparents. They valued the importance of education and the honour of serving others.

  Duma Mxenge


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Duncan Ngandu

Duncan was born in Kenya where he spent most of his childhood before moving to Johannesburg at the age of 15. He completed his high school and went on to study at the University of Witwatersrand. He is a Fixed Income Investments specialist at Investec Asset Management and has been involved in tutoring in various forms for most of the last 13 years. This comes from his deep passion for education and working with the youth which he deems as one of the most rewarding acts of service. He is the grade 10 Head Tutor and also serves in the Steering Committee.

  Duncan Ngandu


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Kwezi Ndyoko

Kwezi is originally from King Williams Town in the Eastern Cape. He came to Cape Town in 2002 to further his studies. He has over 8 years’ experience in Private Banking and is currently with Investec Private Bank. Having grown up in rural Eastern Cape, this has made him appreciate the power education has to change the lives of many. He is a tutor in the Grade 8 class and is grateful for the opportunity to give back.

  Kwezi Ndyoko


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Lwazikazi Fadana

Lwazikazi was born in Mthatha, Eastern Cape. Grew up in a suburb of Southridge Park, in Mthatha. She is a UCT and UNISA graduate. A banker at Investec Private Bank. She is a grade 9 maths tutor and also serves on the Steering Committee. She joined FLY to make a difference in the community, and believe through education we can better the lives of the disadvantaged.

  Lwazikazi Fadana


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Malibuye Tom

Having grown up in 3 provinces and 6 different towns and cities, Malibuye was exposed to different cultures, societies and circumstances at an early age. Empathy is something he finds easy to come by. A wealth manager at Personal Trust International by profession, he is one of the founding members of FLY.

  Malibuye Tom


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Mila Mafanya

Mila grew up in the depths of the Eastern Cape in Emthatha. He was schooled in Grahamstown, is a UCT graduate and CFA Charterholder. He plys his investment trade at a boutique investment house in Cape Town. His association with FLY dates back to the founding days in 2010. He is currently a grade 8 maths tutor and serves of the FLY steering committee with oversight for the fundraising efforts of FLY.

  Mila Mafanya


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Ntsabelo Ntsaluba

Ntsabelo was born and went to school in East London, before furthering his studies at UCT. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and is a firm believer in education being one of the most significant tools to bring about transformation and break the cycle of poverty. Ntsabelo assists with the administration of the finances at FLY and ensures that donor contributions are used to develop and enrich and the lives of those whom FLY serves.


  Ntsabelo Ntsaluba



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Khanya Matshikwe

Growing up with her grandfather who was a principal and her grandmother who was a teacher, Khanya has always valued education. Not mere learning but the practical doors that an inquisitive mind and a practical mind can open for you. As a qualified chartered accountant, the role that she plays at FLY is more than just tutoring maths but it is motive the learners to know that someone with a similar background to hers can and has succeeded in life.

  Khanya Matshikwe

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Asanda Kitsi

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.

  Asanda Kitsi