WR Graduate Tshiyamo Motswakae 

My name is Tshiyamo Motswakae, I am 21 years old and live in Diepsloot Ext 1. After I completed my matric, my life changed as I entered adulthood. At first, I went to college to study hospitality management but had to drop out due to...
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YES candidate Lindokuhle Bontle Madiba 

My name is Lindokuhle Bontle Madiba, I am 25 years old, all the way from Witbank Mpumalanga. Before the programme I was searching for employment, and to generate an income, with help from my mom, I sold 3kg Russians to our community and relatives. That phase...
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Absorbed YES candidate Enziwe Maphosa Success Story

My name is Enziwe Maphosa, 24 years old. I come from Yeoville, Johannesburg. Before the program I was unemployed for a period of 12 months after completing my university studies. I then had the opportunity to do a Work Readiness Programme with Afrika Tikkun for...
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YAP candidate Mathapelo Constance Sibanda Success Story

My name is Mathapelo Constance Sibanda. I’m 19 years old. One word to describe me is hopeful. I think hope is the centre of my life, hope helps me wake up every morning. Hope is what I get when I feel like giving up because...
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Bursary candidate Onika Dyantyi Success Story

My name is Onika Dyantyi and I’m currently employed at Old Mutual as a Salaried Financial Advisor.First and foremost I’d like to thank Afrika Tikkun and Port Stevedoring for funding my Honours year. I do not know where I would have found funding if I...
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Akhona Vulindlela Success Story

Meet Akhona Vulindlela, the owner of One Persona Projects and a Zensar ICT entrepreneurship programme participant. He was raised in a non-privileged household in a small neighbourhood in Johannesburg.In his early youth, he was not very motivated to forge a sustainable future for himself. He...
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Roxanne Mellis  Success Story

I learned about the GSI programme through a family member who also had completed several of the GSISA courses at the time. They asked me if I was interested in an IT course, I felt that I did not have the matric results to qualify...
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Malebo Nhlapo Success Story

Having completed matric at Waverly Girls High School in 2018 Malebo joined Afrika Tikkun on an extended learnership focussed on Computer Literacy and Work Readiness.Malebo joined Advance as a Junior Analyst under the Youth Employment Services programme. Malebo deals with highly confidential documentation and therefore...
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Thabani Mthethwa Success Story

Thabani Mthethwa, Age 31. I learned about the programme through a friend in 2020 and decided to join in Feb 2021.  I went on to do a GSI Customer Service Specialist course where I was introduced to the other 10 courses and fell in love with the IT and Data...
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Nokwanda Ntuli Success Story

“Always focus on the bigger picture – it helps a lot” My Name is Nokwanda Ntuli and I am 21 years of age. I currently live in Ravenswood, Boksburg, in the East Rand. I completed my Matric in 2018. Before I became part of the...
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Zanele Nyabane Success Story

My name is Zanele Nyabane and I am 23 years old.After being cut off from my bursary in my third year (2019), I volunteered at Riendzo Development NPC, a local organization, helping with office administration. In 2020 I took part in the Saving Water Technology...
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Nomfundo Maye Success Story

My name is Nomfundo Maye, I am 19 years old. Although I was born in Gauteng, I grew up in the Eastern Cape where I stayed with my grandmother. I am an adaptive person, I can work very well under pressure with/without supervision and I...
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Bongani Patric Ndlovu Success Story

My name is Bongani Patric Ndlovu, a 29-year-old from Soshanguve north of Pretoria. I joined Afrika Tikkun Services in 2020 for the Work Readiness program. I was part of the first cohort, which was difficult because it was the start of Covid-19 lockdown.After completing work...
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Onthatile Naledi Millicent Mohuba Success Story

I am Onthatile Naledi Millicent Mohuba, your favourite star worth millions. I am from a family of seven, born and bred in Pimville. A small location on the outskirts of Soweto.Changing the world’s beauty norms is what I stand for. The idea of beauty that...
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Dipuo Veronica Mofokeng Success Story

My name is Dipuo Veronica Mofokeng. I am 28 years and from Orange Farm, Johannesburg. Before joining the YES Babcock programme, I volunteered as a news anchor, journalist and presenter for an online radio station in my community. I wasn’t earning and couldn’t provide or...
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Mukundi Mphohoni Success Story

Meet Mukundi Mphohoni, a young entrepreneur, business owner and artist. She is 19 years of age and the owner and founder of Sweet Remedies. Sweet Remedies was founded in June 2021 and it has been operational since.In 2020 during her matric year which she says...
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Colleen Moeletsi Success Story

My name is Colleen Moeletsi, I am 21 years old and I stay in Berea with my parents and my nephews.Most people would say what you do while in high school will shape you once you are done with high school. Well, I beg to...
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Athabongile Magobiane Success Story

I’m Athabongile Magobiane. I’m from Eastern Cape, from a small town Nqamakwe where I grew up. I obtained my degree at the university of Fort Hare, a Batchelor of Agriculture. I currently reside at Mfuleni Township in Cape Town where I stay with my cousing...
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Kyle Stuart Success Story

My journey began with Afrika Tikkun Services last year September at the community centre where I was completing an end-user computer course. I was notified to go to BTC to do a few assessments and was then selected by Honours Nkuna to start a Human...
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Raesetsa Maria Machaka Success Story

My name is Raesetsa Maria Machaka, I am 25 years old and from Diepsloot Ext 4. I was really nothing and had to rely on others (family), who supported me as old as I am. I felt useless as I couldn’t stand on my own,...
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