Lusanda Mashua was born in East London, in the Eastern Cape. She graduated with a National Diploma in Fine Arts from the Nelson Mandela Metropole University in Port Elizabeth. She has worked as a campus pastor for seven years in Durban, where she had the incredible opportunity of discipling and mentoring young student ladies, preaching and teaching within her church as well as receiving invitations from other ministries. She also worked as a creative arts pastor and songwriter. Her interests are fine arts, social commentary using the arts, history, social justice and worship. She has been working as a design and marketing manager for RZIM Africa Trust since 2013. Lusanda and Mahlatse live in Cape town with their three little girls Maisha and Amani and Rorisang.