Pamela Makenete (25), who has been part of the Dreams Thina Abantu Abasha programme for the past 2 years, completed her LLB degree in 2019 at University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is an independent, hardworking young woman who loves meeting new people and travelling. Her true passion is aligned with any upliftment of other young women; upholding the rights and promoting the interests of children and women. She lives by the basic motto of doing good and being good towards others therefore she is always involved in some volunteering initiative that she can balance on the side to her careers work.
Pamela has always thrived to balance her academics with community service and from the moment she stepped into UKZN, she involved herself in organizations that changed the lives of people in many different communities around SA (such as Student dynamics and Enactus UKZN). She has been a peer educator since her second year of varsity and after serving 2 years as a peer educator she continued to serve as a Peer mentor for newly recruited Peer educators. She enjoys imparting her knowledge and skills so as to empower others to become the best they could be.