Lupi Ngcayisa
Philanthropist, presenter, influencer, TV producer, thought leader and industry commentator, Lupi Ngcayisa, is dedicated to the plight of the poor due to his township childhood of economic deprivation and hopelessness. His desire to succeed drove him to push boundaries and overcome obstacles. His rise in the entertainment industry began in 2006 when he joined, METRO FM, as on-air producer and co-host. Ngcayisa’s School Shoes initiative collected up to 103 000 pairs for underpriveledged youth and the Lupi Ngcayisa Foundation expanded the project to also provide winter school uniform, a feeding scheme and various community upliftment programmes for senior citizens.