Capetonian student hopes his crowdfund will allow him to follow a life-long goal of a career in the performing arts, he is driven to succeed.


Cape Town, South Africa – Seth Cloete a 19 years old who lives in Cape Town has been given the opportunity to study abroad. Coming from a household that lives hand to mouth, the opportunity has been shrouded in worry.

Seth has until the 15th of August 2019 to come up with the funds to pay for his first year at the Tisch School of Arts in New York. A life-long dream for him.

To help him reach his dream, Seth launched a BackaBuddy fund to assist him with his goal. While the fees are out of his parent’s reach, he is hoping the kindness of others will help him make his dream a reality.

“I need funding for University tuition which is $30000 and $10000 for residence. As an international student residing in Cape Town, I’m unable to afford the fees. I come from an underprivileged family, and we live from hand to mouth; hence these fees are way beyond my parents’ reach.”

The arts have helped Seth speak his truth; he relies on them to express everything he faces in life. To pursue them as a career would be his greatest dream come true.

“I have always connected to the arts and use it as a platform to tell my truth and inspire those like me to chase their dreams.”

All funds raised through the crowdfunding will be paid over to the Tisch School of Arts directly by BackaBuddy.

Twenty-five donors have already contributed R10 295.25 towards his goal. Seth is one step closer to living out his life-long dream and to fly the South African flag high in the United States of America. If you would like to assist this shining star, you can do so via his crowdfund here.

Sources: BackaBuddy Supplied
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