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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Dimakatso Abigail Makhasane Success Story

Re-introducing Dimakatso Abigail Makhasane Dimakatso Abigail Makhasane is a Social Entrepreneur, Social Influencer, Marketing Student, South African Blogger, and Creative Writer for a number of online platforms.As a writer, my journey started in my early years, with me writing diaries and newspapers frequently. I came...
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Celebrating our youth this Youth Month

My name is Wisdom Themba, and my path to where I am now did not begin as expected. Back in Matric, I had no clue what I wanted to study, and having a gap year was never in the cards. Fortunately, I did not take...
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Gomolemo Molala. This is my story

My name is Gomolemo Molala, a Junior Facilitator for the Work Readiness programme in the Alexandra centre. This is my story. I am a descendent of three generations of domestic workers, however, the lioness in me just refused to continue this trend into my generation....
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ZANDILE SUCCESS STORY

My name is Zandile Ntombi Nkalanga a 26 years old ambitious Christian female from Midrand klipfontein view currently doing a learnership in Project Management NQF level 4 at Afrika Tikkun Services in Braamfontein. I started doing my learnership programme In March 2020 the 30th, during...
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The Call of Technology: Vhukhudo Mauba’s story

The Call of Technology: Vhukhudo Mauba’s story Vhukhudo Mauba grew up in the rural village of Tsianda Govha Thondoni in Limpopo with a passion for Information Technology (IT) and nature conservation. After being introduced to a computer at age 10, the wonders of the digital...
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