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LEAP 2017 Matric Success Stories – Manthe Setumo, LEAP 3



Manthe Setumo, aged 17, comes from Alexandra, a township in the North-East of Johannesburg. Manthe was the treasurer of the school Junior Council. She earned several awards, including one for being a LEAP Ambassador and she also participated in a leadership festival at Lebone II- College of the Royal Bafokeng. Manthe has taken part in The Business Game by Community Connections and was the Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

She volunteers at the local Disability Centre and Old Age home. After graduation, Manthe plans to pursue a career in Accounting at Stellenbosch University. Manthe received 4 Distinctions in English, Life Orientation, Accounting and Science

Values – Everyone at LEAP commits to:

  • Being kind, honest and healthy
  • Being punctual and looking good
  • Working hard and never giving up
  • Admitting and learning from mistakes
  • Confronting issues and being open to change
  • Working together and sharing