Michaela 1Michaela Whaites

Tertiary institution: Varsity College Port Elizabeth

Field of study: 3- year Bachelor in Commerce

Michaela Whaites is a very passionate and motivated young lady whose favourite subjects in high school were physical science and accounting. Outside on the sports field she always enjoyed playing netball and was just as determined to give her best as inside the class room. Entering the Born in Africa program in grade 11, Michaela knew already that accounting was her passion in life and that’s what she wanted to study! She is a very committed young lady who did very well in her 1- year Higher certificate in Commerce- Accounting, which was a stepping stone for her to pursue a bachelor’s in commerce. She started studying a Bachelor's of Commerce in 2020. We believe in you Michaela, good luck!