South Africa 2014
Percy Koji is active in the field of education and working with youth. As part of this work, he has set out to build a community library in his birthplace of Taung. He believes that education is the key for people to escape poverty and hopes to raise more funds to complete this library project soon. Percy is the current Chairperson of the Youth Council in Johannesburg where he is responsible for creating the committee’s economics and finance portfolio. He received a diploma in Tourism in 2005 and a diploma in Intercultural Communications, Gender & Globalization from Fulda University in Germany in 2012. Upon his return from the Washington Fellowship, he plans to raise more funds to complete his library project and develop a mentorship program for youth.