Zheng Xingli, chairman of the South African Enterprises Association, has stayed in South Africa for over 20 years. Being a successful businessperson, Zheng is now striving to give back to the local community.
Could China's shared bikes be just as popular in other BRICS countries? Kagiso, a South African who visited the Ofo office, thinks so.
"BRICS is the platform for the newly emerging powers in the world", said Shen Yi from China's Fudan University.
Samir Majhi from India has been teaching Yoga in Xiamen for several months as part of a one-year contract. "I have a desire to learn the Chinese language, so I came here."
This is the general concept of BRICS, to make the world fairer, says Evgenia Drozhaschikh, a new graduate from Russia.