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Monday, 3 April 2017, Issue #12


Entrepreneur Societies have become a reality for 26 high schools across Cape Town, thanks to support from the SAGE Foundation, Shoprite (Pty) Ltd, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), the Cape Town Rotary Club, the City of Cape Town, as well as the Philippi Economic Development Initiative (PEDI). 

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Schools to benefit from the support of these organisations include:    

Gardens Commercial High School, Oude Molen Academy of Maths, Science & Technology, Langa High School, Ikamvalethu High School, Isilimela High School, Mfuleni High School, Cravenby Secondary School, Star College, Malibu High School, Goodwood College, Athlone Secondary School, Bridgetown High School, Ned Doman High School, Spes Bona High School, Clubview Secondary School, Spine Road High School, Portia Shabangu Secondary School, Lefakgomo High School, Stanger ML Sultan Tech, Ngweyathi High School, Vulamazibuko High School, Monwabisi High School, Vuyolwethu High School, Rustenburg Oom Paul Tegnies, I.D. Mkize Senior Secondary School, Kensington Secondary School, Cape academy for Maths, Science & Technology, Sacred Heart School, Durban High School, Lukhanyo High School, Westonaria Primary School, Simunye Secondary School, Randfontein Secondary School, Chumisa Combined School, Grassy Park High School, Plumstead High School, Scotsville High School, Maitland Secondary School, Sinethemba High School, Dr Nelson R. Mandela High School, Fezeka Secondary School, LEAP 2 (Philippi), Masibambisane High School, Phakama Secondary School, Sophumelela Secondary School, Vuyiseka Secondary School, Zisukhanyo Secondary School, St Mary’s Diocesan, Holy Rosary School/Convent, Fourways High School, Collegiate High School for Girls, Rustenburg High School for Girls, South Africa College High School, Southdowns College, St Cyprian’s School, St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls Kloof, St Mary’s School for Girls Waverley, St Stithian’s College for Boys, Westville Girls’ High School, Hoër Landbouskool Oakdale, Hoërskool Waterkloof, Wynberg Boys’ High School, Sacred Heart College, Deutsche Internationale Schule, Crawford College North Coast, King David High School, Pioneer Academy Ormonde, Radford House Primary, Heron Bridge College, Curro Aurora Private School, Curro Serengeti Academy, Curro Meridian Pinehurst, Chesterhouse International High School, Shangri-La Academy, Marist Stella, Mitchell House, Pretoria High School for Girls, Kind Edward VII School, Westering High School, Merensky High School, New Forest High School, Pinetown Girls’ High School, Bryanston High School, Hoërskool Linden, Avondale Primary School, Hermeslaan Primary School, Kerria Primary School, Parkview Primary School, Saxon Sea Primary School, and Atlantis High School. 

The learners are excited to get started, with many of the schools already completing their first Idea Generation Workshops. 

If you don’t have an Entrepreneur Society at you school this year, but wish to register yourself or your school on our database, please do so at


Soul Mate

2016 saw our Entrepreneur Societies deliver a number of brilliant business ideas.  Those that made it through to the final round have been assigned mentors who will be able to advise on business direction and focus.  We will be featuring one of the companies monthly over the upcoming few issues so that you may celebrate their success with us.

Teen Entrepreneur Soul Mate

This month we are showcasing a group of dynamic young ladies from Langa High School who conceputalised a company called SOULMATESOULMATE is a business which rents catering equipment for weddings, birthday parties, traditional events, business functions, anniversaries, funerals, and more.

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SOULMATE is receiving support from an organisation called Colourworks in the form of the development of their corporate ID.  We wish Phumla, Reabetswe, Thandokazi, and Noluncumo from SOULMATE the very best with their business venture, and extend our heartfelt thanks to Colourworks for the creative work they have done on developing their business identity.

The ladies require financial support for a few essential items for their business;
if you wish to support them, please do get in touch with us at 021 795 0566.



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We reported last month that our boys from SOSA Investments would be exhibiting their
PROJECT LIGHT at the SAGE Summit Tour in Johannesburg from 7 – 9 March.  Their invention attracted a great deal of interest and received significant exposure.  Our heartfelt thanks to SAGE for making this possible!

Teen Entrepreneur Project Light

Thousands of people lose their lives annually due to shack fires, not to mention the trauma that comes with losing everything to devastating fires if you do survive.  If you do wish to get in touch with SOSA Investments about supporting PROJECT LIGHT, kindly do so at 


Teen Entrepreneur signs up schools in Zevenwacht Mall

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A Teen Entrepreneur team recently spent some time in Zevenwacht Mall in Kuilsriver to register parents and learners on the programme. The promotional activity attracted much interest, and we managed to sign up a significant number of young people. We will soon be coming to a mall near you! 

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Teen Entrepreneur Fundraising Manager

We’re looking for an experienced fundraising manager to join the SA Teen Entrepreneur team –
see link for job description -


For further information, or if you have any comments about the content of this eNewsletter, or you/your school want to become a member of the SA Teen Entrepreneur Programme, please contact:

Lydia Zingoni | Founder and Director
C: 082 907 0739

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