MacG praised for paying struggling student’s uni fees

MacG praised for paying struggling student’s uni fees

Phakama chiller: This student revealed online that ‘Podcast and Chill’s’ MacG will be paying her outstanding university fees.

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Graduation season is quickly approaching in South Africa and many students couldn’t be happier to finally put their studies behind them. Unfortunately, not everyone is smiling as financial struggles threaten to take away the big day for them. One young student has however had her prayers answered after MacG’s Podcast and Chill decided to pay her outstanding fees.

Heading online, she excitedly shared how the popular podcast network has made a difference for her after student fund National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), stopped funding her last year.


South African media personality MacGyver “MacG” Mukwevho is one of South Africa’s biggest podcasters.

Last year, he headed online to celebrate his popular podcast, Podcast and Chill, reaching a whopping one million subscribers on YouTube.

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In fact, the podcast is doing so well, that he can now afford to help struggling students settle their university fees.

Heading to X earlier this week, one student shared how the Podcast and Chill network has decided to cover her outstanding balance so that she can graduate this April.

“@podcastwithmacg is paying for my fees guys!!! Omd I’m going to graduate and get my qualification in April🥺🙏🏽 phakama chiller!!! thank you so much to the network and the chiller members,” she wrote.

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In the comment section, many praised MacG for the amazing gesture. They also congratulated the young woman on becoming a graduate.

“Man! I love to see this. My family working overtime, congratulations Mandy” one person said while another wrote:

“Congratulations mama!!! Now start preparing for that graduation!! April is just here”

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