about eKasi


eKasi Entrepreneurs aim at being the biggest Network of Township and Rural area entrepreneurs in the Republic of South Africa (or rest of Africa), IMPACTing on their business from grassroots to established businesses while adding value to our partners through ESD and supply Development


We do this by - Sourcing innovative business across SA through different platforms - Having an indepth knowledge of the entrepreneurs we serve - Upskilling our entrepreneurs - Exposing them to information, opportunities, resources, mentorship, training, funding and markets for them to grow - Celebrating their success

The eKasi Empowerment Trust

The sole purpose of the The eKasi Empowerment Trust is to:
1. Fast track the development of township and rural area businesses
2. Invest in Infrastructural projects that are aimed at supporting and capacitating Township and rural area Entrepreneurs
3. Celebrate, acknowledge and award successful entrepreneurs

Our Executive Team

Meet our eKasi Entreprenues Team.

Elvis Sekhaolelo

CEO - Chief Entrepreneurial Officer

Zanele Dube

Stakeholders and Partnerships Lead

Frans Thoka

Development Lead

Paul Monyela

Membership Lead

Mbongiseni Sangweni

Area Partners Manager

Herman Teffo

eKasi Media, Strategy and Content Developer

Vacant Apply

Head of Operations

Vacant Apply

Marketing & Communications Lead

Our Board Of Advisors

Vuyo Tofile

Chairman of the board, Founder and CEO, EntBank

Elvis Sekhaolelo

(Strategy, Networks and Marketing) - Founding CEO of eKasi Entrepreneurs

Ntsiki Mkhize

(Media and content development) - Non Executive Director

Rami Juliet Ledwaba

(Information Technology) - Non Executive Director

Chimene Chetty

(Education, Learning and Mentorship) - Board Chairman of the eKasi Empowerment Trust and Former Executive Director, Center For Entrepreneurship at Wits Business School

Precious Mvulane

(Finance, Investment, Accounting and Strategy) - CEO/Founder, GAD Consulting Services Inc

Sello Alcock

(Legal)- Attorney, Practicing Advocate at The Bridge Group of Advocates (JHB Bar)

Busi Raphekwane

(Compliance and Enterprise Supplier Development)- Founder, Transformation Legacy

Amu Mathebula

(Media) - R & D Specialist Kaya FM