Based in Langa in the Western Cape, Colin Mkosi, the founder of cloudy deliveries, did not let the lockdown get the better of him, rather he saw an opportunity to build his business.
In Pietermaritzburg (KZN) there is two girls with a dream of starting their own hydroponic farm, Nikisha and Whitney has spoken about starting this business for years while they were studying.
Maxon Mashilo is the proud owner of Morwetla, a food trailer business based in Pretoria CBD. Maxon has a catering background and specializes in African traditional food, perfect for the consumers of his area.
Eric Mukomawabani is a young entrepreneur with a big dream. He started his digital and design marketing company a few years back, he had a laptop and a passion, he didn’t have much resources to work from until he took advantage of the Ibhizinsisi fund.
Willemcha is a young entrepreneur from a town in KZN called Newcastle, from a young age her mother taught her to sew and awoke that passion within her that birthed ‘The True Vine’.
Nkosiyapha Theophelus Mathenjwa or as his friends call him Theo, has started a farm in Esikhawini that produces vegetables, seedlings and flowers.
Greenvalley Farming Cooperative is a team of 5 youths from Limpopo that farms together, with Masindi as their leader. They required funding to further their farm and buy supplies such as drip pipes, agro sprayers, pesticides, and herbicides.
If we can describe Nosiphiwo Maci in one word it will without a doubt be ‘Energetic’. Nosi kept the Ibhizinisi team busy with all her ideas and her vibrant personality. If there is one thing that a nail and beauty salon needs, then it is a Nosi personality.