Hope Chidawanyika

Chief Executive Officer | View bio

012 753 2166
hope@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Mukundi Nemakonde

Executive Assistant to CEO | View bio

012 753 2166 | 061 233 5894
mukundi@ikamvayouth.org

Signal House, Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Patrick Mashanda

Programmes Manager |  View bio

012 753 2166 / 074 673 1215
patrick@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Unathi Maqhula

High School Programme Coordinator | View bio

012 753 2166 / 084 776 9898
umaqhula@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 ST, Pretoria, 0001

 

Ezekiel Monare

Community Collaborations Programme Manager | View bio

021 820 7444 / 061 021 4135
ezekiel@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

 

Nandi Ngubeni

Partner Support Coordinator |  View bio

012 753 2166 / 062 083 0667
nandi@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 ST, Pretoria, 0001

 

Nicola-Ann Jukes

Business Development Manager | View bio

021 820 7444 / 061 737 5344
nicola-ann@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Nazeem "Pepe" Hendricks

Training Manager |  View bio

021 820 7444 /062 0972 805
pepe@ikamvayouth.org

47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

 

Herman Jansen

Finance Manager | View bio

012 753 2166 
herman@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Thoko Goniwe

Database & M&E Administrator |  View bio

021 820 7444
thoko@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Phillip Mcelu

Technology Coordinator |  View bio

012 753 2166 / 074 200 6139
phillip@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

 

Sinethemba Mrabalala

ICT Technician | View bio

021 820 7444
sinethemba@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

 

Ntuthu Mazwana

HR Manager | View bio

021 820 7444 / 084 267 6212
ntuthu@ikamvayouth.org

47 Westminister Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925 

Sihle Sosanti

HR Officer | View bio

021 820 7444 | 084 056 8667

sihle@ikamvayouth.org

47 Westminister Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Neo Rakoma

Alumni & Volunteer Manager | View bio

012 753 2166 / 082 419 6839
neo@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 ST, Pretoria, 0001

 

Nhlalala Mathebula

Alumni & Volunteer Officer | View bio

012 753 2166 / 062 683 2953
nhlalala@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 ST, Pretoria, 0001

 

Shuvai Finos

Project Manager |  View bio

021 820 7444 / 062 142 3616
shuvai@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Odwa Mtshagi

Senior Office Administrator,  | View bio

021 820 7444 | 062 027 6306
odwa@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Lindelwa Mayisela

Accountant | View bio

012 753 2166 | 074 500 8837
lindelwa@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Thembeka Sibiya

Finance Officer, Pretoria | View bio

012 753 2166 | 074 720 3487
thembeka@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Natasha Smit

Fundraising Coordinator | View bio

021 820 7444 / 074 425 2945
natasha@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Damien Buckton

Fundraising Officer | View bio

021 820 7444 / 084 571 7733
damien@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Bulelwa Ndlungwane

Caretaker, Cape Town Head Office | View bio

021 820 7444 /
bulelwa@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Lawrence Thuthiwe

Caretaker | View bio

47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town 7925

Lungile Simakade

Western Cape District Manager | View bio

079 885 4314

lungile@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Afika Sentile

Branch Coordinator, Makhaza | View bio

021 023 2932 / 079 885 4364
afika@ikamvayouth.org
Harry Gwala Secondary School, 2 Hlehla Street, T3-V4, Cape Town, 7784

Vuyolwethu Mngoma

Branch Coordinator, Gugulethu | View bio

(T) 021 367 0016  (C)​ 062 025 1982
vuyolwethu@ikamvayouth.org
Intshukumo Senior Secondary School, 50Ny, Gugulethu Cape Town, 7783

Thandolwethu Jikwa

Branch Assistant, Gugulethu | View bio

(C)​ 062 025 1982
thandolwethu@ikamvayouth.org
Intshukumo Senior Secondary School, 50Ny, Gugulethu Cape Town, 7783

Andrea Pietersen

Branch Coordinator, Atlantis | View bio

062 094 0740
andrea@ikamvayouth.org
Robinvale High School - Fiskaal Street, Robinvale, Atlantis 7349

Jordan Petersen

Branch Assistant, Atlantis | View bio

062 094 0740
jordan@ikamvayouth.org
Robinvale High School - Fiskaal Street, Robinvale, Atlantis 7349

Noluthando Nkebetwana

Branch Coordinator, Nyanga | View bio

021 811 1382 | 062 132 4533
noluthando@ikamvayouth.org
Oscar Mpetha High School, Emms Drive, Nyanga, Cape Town, 7750

Anelisiwe Mazongolo

Branch Assistant, Nyanga | View bio

021 811 1382 | 062 132 4533
anelisiwe@ikamvayouth.org
Oscar Mpetha High School, Emms Drive, Nyanga, Cape Town, 7750

Phelela Mokwana

Branch Coordinator, Kuyasa |  View bio

(T) 021 367 0016  (C) 062 1850 457
phelela@ikamvayouth.org
Siphamandla Secondary School, Lindela Rd, Town 3, Cape Town, 7783

Bonga Nomadumo

Branch Assistant, Kuyasa | View bio

(T) 021 367 0016  (C) 062 1850 457
bonga@ikamvayouth.org
Sizemisele Technical School, 19 Steve Tshwete Road, Mandela Park, Cape Town, 7784

Nicole Joubert

Branch Coordinator, Masiphumelele | View bio

079 885 4314

nicole@ikamvayouth.org
1523 Mothapeng Road, Masiphumelele, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, 7975

Sisanda Ntsokotha

Branch Assistant, Masiphumelele | View bio

079 885 4314

sntsokotha@ikamvayouth.org
1523 Mothapeng Road, Masiphumelele, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, 7975

Thandazo Mkhize

District Manager, Eastern Cape & KZN View bio

031 264 0000 | 079 885 4372
thandazo@ikamvayouth.org
Chesterville Community Care Centre Clinic, corner Ngwenya & Harry Gwala Road, Mayville, 4091

Cindy Chiloane

Branch Coordinator, Joza | View bio

046 637 1242 / 074 686 5140
cindy@ikamvayouth.org
2 Sani Street, Joza Location, Grahamstown 6139

Sindisiwe Stamper

Branch Assistant, Joza | View bio

046 637 1242 / 067 843 6208
sstamper@ikamvayouth.org
2 Sani Street, Joza Location, Grahamstown 6139

Sibonelo Mdunge

Branch Coordinator, Chesterville View bio

 

031 264 0000 | 079 885 4247
Sibonelo@ikamvayouth.org
300 Ngwenya Road, Chesterville, 4091

Zodumo Gumbi

Branch Assistant, Chesterville View bio

 

031 264 0000 | 079 885 4247
zodumo@ikamvayouth.org
300 Ngwenya Road, Chesterville, 4091

Aviwe Quvane

Branch Coordinator, Umlazi View bio

031 909 3590 / 072 655 8620
aquvane@ikamvayouth.org
2525 Ngcede Grove, Umlazi AA Library, 4031

Sihle Shinga

Branch Assistant, Umlazi View bio

031 909 3590 / 072 655 8620
sshinga@ikamvayouth.org
2525 Ngcede Grove, Umlazi AA Library, 4031

Ntombi Mahlangu

District Manager, Gauteng & The North West | View bio

018 295 9099 / 084 885 6622
ntombi@ikamvayouth.org
Pretoria Head Office: The Signal House Building, Thabo Sehume Street, Pretoria, South Africa

Michael Thema

Branch Coordinator, Ebony Park |  View bio

010 023 0115
michael@ikamvayouth.org
49 Boshoff Road, President Park, Midrand, 1685

Ohaletse Muhulwana

Branch Assistant, Ebony Park | View bio

010 023 0115 | 074 664 5586
ohaletse@ikamvayouth.org
49 Boshoff Road, President Park, Midrand 1685

Lerato Makopanelo

Branch Coordinator, Ivory Park Branch | View bio

(T) 010 634 0017 | (C) 074 645 5838
lmakopanelo@ikamvayouth.org
Kaalfontein Secondary School, 4409 Bluegum Street, Ebony Park Ext 3, Midrand, 1685

Kelebogile Sehloho

Branch Assistant, Ivory Park Branch | View bio

(T) 010 634 0017 | (C) 074 645 5838
kelebogile@ikamvayouth.org
Kaalfontein Secondary School, 4409 Bluegum Street, Ebony Park Ext 3, Midrand, 1685

Kgomotso Metsuamere

Branch Coordinator, Ikageng | View bio

018 295 9099
kgomotso@ikamvayouth.org
6818 Tswelelopele Street, Ikageng, Potchefstroom, 2531

Keaoleboga Motlhankane

Branch Assistant, Ikageng | View bio

018 295 9099
keaoleboga@ikamvayouth.org
6818 Tswelelopele Street, Ikageng, Potchefstroom, 2531

Karabo Mokgosi

Branch Coordinator, Mamelodi | View bio

012 754 1478 / 074 631 1725
karabo@ikamvayouth.org
19693 Montja Street, Section N, Mamelodi West, Pretoria, 0122

Limpho Sephula

Branch Assistant, Mamelodi | View bio

012 754 1478 / 074 631 1725
limpho@ikamvayouth.org
19693 Montja Street, Section N, Mamelodi West, Pretoria, 0122

Faith Sethole

Branch Coordinator, Mahikeng | View bio

062 670 3231
faith@ikamvayouth.org
2 School Street, Danville Secondary School, Danville, Mahikeng, 2745

Banele Busakwe

Branch Assistant, Mahikeng | View bio

018 381 0315
banele@ikamvayouth.org
2 School Street, Danville Secondary School, Danville, Mahikeng, 2745

Sakhile Dubazana

Branch Coordinator, Diepsloot |  View bio

062 670 3231
sakhile@ikamvayouth.org
Zikhuliseni Building Plot 139 Bophelong Centre Diepsloot West Ext 10 Braynston 2189

Phillip Mollo

Caretaker, Ebony Park | View bio

010 023 0115
49 Boshoff Road, President Park, Midrand 1685

Lloyd Lungu

031 909 3590
lloyd@ikamvayouth.org
2525 Ngcede Grove, Umlazi AA Library, 4031

Lloyd is a self-disciplined and highly goal-driven Industrial Psychology Honours graduate. He is currently a Master's candidate completing his second year of M.Com in Industrial Psychology at the University of the Free State. Lloyd joined IkamvaYouth as a learner in 2012, after matriculating he came back and volunteered as a tutor for the duration of his undergraduate studies at UKZN. He later worked as an Intern in the Chesterville branch. His passion for youth empowerment and inclusion has grown enormously through his time and experience gained within IkamvaYouth and has inspired him to provide career guidance to young township people. He is currently working at the Umlazi Branch as a Branch Assistant.

 

Hope Chidawanyika

012 753 2166 
hope@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001 

Hope is a seasoned leader with over 10 years of senior management experience that includes leading a Pan African NGO as MD as well as a major international NGO as joint CEO. He holds a BCom Honours Degree in Business Management as well as a Masters in Business Leadership from UNISA. Hope is a passionate humanitarian, primarily driven by making a difference in people’s lives. Empowering people through education is dear to Hope’s heart and is one of the reasons he is thrilled to be part of an organisation that is leading in addressing the education and socio-economic challenges that the majority of South African youth face today. Hope’s aspiration for the organisation’s future is that IkamvaYouth will assist South Africa move closer to what Nelson Mandela envisioned regarding education when he said “Education is the great engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor; that the son of a mineworker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the president of a great nation. It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another” 

Mukundi Nemakonde

012 753 2166
mukundi@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001 

I am an accomplished business administrator and I enjoy using my skills to contribute, assist and save execution time with the aid of handling procedures methodically and strategically. Before joining IY, I worked as an Executive Administrator at the Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa where I supported the Group Executive of Project Services. I hold a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics from the University of Pretoria. I am really looking forward to working with you all, forging great relationships that go beyond our call of duty and to continue making a difference in the lives of those we encounter.

Patrick Mashanda

Patrick is a passionate Community Development professional who joined IkamvaYouth in 2012. He began his journey as a District Coordinator for Gauteng, and currently oversees all national programmes across the organisation. Patrick has worked as an educator and a researcher on educational and psychosocial issues in South Africa. He further extended his researching skills and worked for a SABC 2 talk show 'Hola Ha Monate'. Patrick has been involved with International NGOs, working to empower children in his capacity of Project Manager for CARE Germany and Stars of Tomorrow. Patrick also co-founded Hope Warriors Children's Charity, a community-based initiative aimed at helping children in Soshanguve. He has a B.A Honours Degree in Development Studies from the Midlands State University and he believes that education is a sure and sustainable way of emancipating the children and youth of Africa from the cycle of poverty.

Unathi Maqhula

084 776 9898
umaqhula@ikamvayouth.org
94 Ny 7 St, Guguletu, Cape Town, 7750

Unathi joined IkamvaYouth with four years of experience working in the NGO sector as a facilitator and coach. She's passionate about paying-it-forward and working with youth. Her life purpose is to love, serve and heal and believes that if you want to help someone change, you need to help them change their mindset.

Ezekiel Monare

021 362 6799 / 079 885 4364
ezekiel@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Ezekiel Monare is a hard-working young man from Mamelodi, Pretoria. He is passionate about youth development because he believes that "thuto ke lesedi la ditshaba" (education is the light of life). He believes that being a the Community Collaborations Programme Manager gives him the platform to do his part in sparking light in an African child so that they too can achieve their aspirations.

Nandi Ngubeni

012 753 5166 / 062 083 0667
nandi@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Nandi joined IkamvaYouth in March 2017. She is a University of Johannesburg alumna and holds a BA Psychology Degree, currently studying towards her honours degree. Nandi is part of the Community Collaboration team and is passionate about creating social change through developing communities at grassroot level. From her days of serving as a tutor, tutoring youth programmes at church, to participating in Social Entrepreneurship Clinics, she has always aimed to position herself uniquely in learning environments to be an agent of positive change.

Nicola-Ann Jukes

021 820 7444/061 737 5344
nicola-ann@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminister Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Nicola is an experienced Business Development Manager with a passion for humanitarian work through organisation development. She holds an Honours Degree in Psychological Counselling. Her goal as Business Development Manager is to connect like-minded Philanthropists to projects that make a real impact on communities. 

Nazeem "Pepe" Hendricks

021 820 7444
pepe@ikanvayouth.org
47 Westminister Road Salt River, Cape Town

Pepe, a seasoned Education, Training, and Development Practitioner, navigated tertiary education while supporting his family, demonstrating resilience and commitment. Registered with ETDPSETA as an assessor and moderator, he excels in developing and facilitating diverse SETA-accredited courses, particularly in adult education, leadership, management, and community/youth development. Pepe collaborated with corporates, government entities, academic institutions, and civil society organisations globally, showcasing expertise in research, advocacy, project management, communication, networking, and organisational development. A published editor and creative practitioner, Pepe holds a BA (Psychology) Honours Degree, consistently making impactful contributions to education and development.

012 753 2166 
herman@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Herman aspires to make a difference in people's lives and bring about positive change. Some of his accomplishments include: a 7 handicap in golf, working in the tax court and a R100,000,000 victory. A fun fact about Herman is he is a massive Liverpool fan.

 

Thoko is an outspoken person who also values her quiet nature. She is always seeking for opportunities that feed her sense of adventure while challenging her. Thoko loves listening to music, watching series and spending time with friends. She has a strong educational background in Information Technology (IT).

Phillip Mcelu

012 753 2166 
phillip@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Phillip is an alumnus from the Makhaza class of 2006. He has been working in the ICT industry for 5 years and is looking forward to building a national network and sharing his ICT knowledge with the IY family. Phillip holds a BCom degree in Economics from the University of Cape Town and certificates in Microsoft MSCA and CompTIA A+. He is also currently completing his ICT Project Management at UCT.

Sinethemba Mrabalala

012 753 2166
sinethemba@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Sinethemba is a tech enthusiast with a love for football and the high-world of F1. He always follows the latest gadgets and innovations, staying ahead of trends and breakthroughs. When not exploring new tech, Sinethemba spends time watching F1 races and the captivating drama of football matches - making the most of every thrilling moment.

Ntuthu Mazwana

021 820 7444 | 084 267 6212
ntuthu@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminister Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Ntuthu is originally from Queenstown in the Eastern Cape but moved to Cape Town when she was 10 years old. She holds a B.comm degree in Industrial Psychology and Economics and an Honours Degree in Industrial Psychology. She is a seasoned HR professional with experience spanning across Financial, Property and NPO sectors. She is passionate about education and social cohesion and lives by three values; purpose in all her life pursuits, passion in everything she does and impact, she's always striving to have a positive and long-lasting impact on those around her.

Sihle Sosanti

079 885 4314

sihle@ikamvayouth.org

Cape Town Office: 47 Westminister Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7975

Sihle Sosanti is a charismatic personality who has a long history with IkamvaYouth, having been a beneficiary in all her high school life and an active tutor thereafter. She feels privileged to be working for the organisation and being able to inspire young people .Sihle holds both ND Public Management and BTech in  Human Resource Development. Sihle believes " If you want to help someone change their life. help them to change their mindset".

Neo Rakoma

012 753 2166 / 082 419 6839
neo@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001 

Neo is a well established Youth Development Practitioner with 20 years of experience in the field. She is a qualified Child and Youth Development worker, a Unisa alumnus. She well vested in the Youth Development field because She's had the privilege of travelling beyond the borders of South Africa to share her knowledge with other young people and youth practitioners. She started her journey with IkamvaYouth as a Branch Coordinator in Mamelodi and currently occupies the Alumni and Volunteer Coordinator position. She is passionate about growth and development.

Nhlalala Mathebula

012 753 2166 / 082 419 6839
nhlalala@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001 

Nhlalala has been in the Youth Development space for seven years and is currently studying Training and Development. She is passionate about coaching and mentoring young people to be the best they can be on their journey. Nhlalala aspires to improve the early childhood development space in the rural areas through training and mentoring.

Shuvai Finos

021 820 7444
shuvai@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminister Road Salt River, Cape Town

Shuvai holds an MPhil in Development Studies and a Bachelor of Social Work from UCT. She joined IkamvaYouth as a Branch Coordinator in early 2012. As Branch Coordinator she put her social work skills to use, working with learners and volunteers at the branch, to ensure that young people got the empowerment that IkamvaYouth aims to impart to them. Shuvai then moved on to head IkamvaYouth's Internal Communications department while being Executive Assistant to the Director, where her excellent communication and writing skills were put to use. In this role, she offered support to Ikamva Youth's executive team and board of directors. Currently, she heads Project Management in the organisation, where she plans and organises all major organisational events and oversees the team of national administrators. Shuvai is passionate about creating and maintaining processes that make work easier, as well as enabling other people to learn and develop themselves to their full potential.

Odwa Nompukane

021 820 7444
odwa@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminister Road, Salt River, Cape Town

Odwa was born and bred in the rural areas of Mount Ayliff in Eastern Cape, with so many dreams and ambitions. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, currently studying BCompt in Financial Accounting at UNISA. Odwa started working for IkamvaYouth from March 2017. It has been a great pleasure for her to be part of this organisation, a team that works hard in helping others to realise their dreams and potential.

Lindelwa was born and bred in Umzimkhulu, KZN. She holds a National Diploma in Accounting from the Mangosuthu University of Technology and is currently studying towards an Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences at UNISA. She joined IkamvaYouth in 2016 as a Finance Assistant. "It has been a great pleasure being part of IkamvaYouth and the Finance Department" - Lindelwa

 

Thembeka Sibiya

012 753 2166
thembeka@ikamvayouth.org
Signal House, 595 Andries ST, Pretoria, 0001

Thembeka is dedicated to fostering the growth and prosperity of IkamvaYouth by utilising her financial expertise. In addition to her professional experience, Thembeka has volunteered to tutor accounting to grade 10 - 12 learners at her church. Thembeka is extremely passionate about helping others achieve their goals. She is eager to contribute to the success of the organisation.

Natasha Smit

021 820 7444 / 074 425 2945
natasha@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminster Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Natasha is fueled by her passion for social and economic development. She has worked in fundraising, relationship management and project planning for the past 4.5 years. Most recently, she was a Project Assistant at an alliance of market-creating innovators, across Africa and previously a Donor Development Officer at a crowd funding platform aiming to ensure that access to education is not dependent on wealth. Natasha obtained her Business degree at the University of Stellenbosch and completed her Masters in Social Development at the University of Cape Town.

Damien Buckton

021 820 7444 / 084 571 7733
damien@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminister Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Damien holds a BTech Degree as well as a National Diploma in Public Relations Management from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). Damien has previous work experience in: Public Relations, Marketing & Communications and Fundraising roles. He has previously applied his trade at: Iziko Museums of South Africa; Greatmore Studios Trust and Musiquelaine South Africa. Working in these organisations has led Damien to have an interest in Fine Arts and History. Always looking to challenge himself and embark on a new experience. His goal is to produce positive results on a consistent basis and be a part of a successful team.

Bulelwa Ndlungwane

Caretaker, Cape Town Head Office

021 820 7444
bulelwa@ikamvayouth.org
47 Westminister Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Bulelwa Ndlungwane, well known as Sis B, comes from Tsomo in the Eastern Cape province and currently resides in Makhaza, Khayelitsha. She has been with IkamvaYouth for three years and offers the Cape Town head office with welfare support. She enjoys being part of the team and is proud of contributing to bringing positive change to disadvantaged youth through education.

Lawrence Thuthiwe

New Eisleben High School, Corner Stulo & New Eisleben Road, Crossroads, Cape Town, 7755

Lawrence joined IkamvaYouth in 2015 as a security guard at the Nyanga branch, where he is now the caretaker. In his spare time, he enjoys reading. Lawrence is also an avid football fan, his favourite teams are Kaizer Chiefs and Manchester City.

Lungile Simakade

079 885 4314

lungile@ikamvayouth.org

1522 Mothapeng Road, Masiphumelele, Fish Hoek, Cape Town 7975

Lungile grew up in Cape Town, Makhaza. He has been involved in the after-school space for more than 5 years. Lungile holds 3 leadership certificates from the University of Stellenbosch and is currently furthering his studies at Unisa. He stated that Youth Development is his passion and that seeing young people from townships reach their full potential brings a smile to him.

 

Afika Sentile

021 820 7444
afike@ikamvayouth.org
Harry Gwala Secondary School, 2 Hlehla Street, Cape Town, 7784

Afika joined IkamvaYouth as a tutor in early 2023. She subsequently became an intern for our High School Programme at our Nyanga Branch in the Western Cape. Her current goal is to graduate from the University of the Western Cape. She is grateful to work at the Makhaza Branch as the Branch Assistant.

Voyulwethu is an Applied Communication Management graduate from the University of Fort Hare. Having previously worked as a Desktop Publisher, Vuyolwethu has experience in the Communication field.  She joined IkamvaYouth in 2018 as an intern at the Kuyasa branch, where she learned the importance of collaboration and peer-to-peer support while interacting with different personalities. Currently, Vuyolwethu is a Branch Assistant at Kuyasa and when asked about her experience at IkamvaYouth, she said "it feels good to be a part of the IY family tree. Being at Ikamva reminds me of words shared by Les Brown which say, help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours". 

Thandolwethu Jikwa

084 776 9898
thandolwethu@ikamvayouth.org

Intshukumo Senior Secondary School, 50Ny, Gugulethu Cape Town, 7783

Thando is a Human Resources Management graduate. When he's not working at IkamvaYouth, Thando trains and facilitates CPUT performing arts students. He has also created mentally creative shows in and around Cape Town that continue to run in festivals. Thando is inspired by his wild imagination to create a stable and tranquil environment.

Andrea Pietersen

Branch Assistant, Atlantis

IkamvaYouth Atlantis, Robinvale High School, Fiskaal Street, Robinvale, Atlantis, 7349

(c) 062 094 0739 / andrea@ikamvayouth.org

Andrea Pietersen was born and raised in the vibrant and 'kwaai' cultured area of Atlantis where she is currently based as a Branch Assistant. She has been with Ikamvayouth since 2017 and has been a pillar for the continued growth of the Atlantis branch. Currently, she is obtaining her Local Government Finance qualification at the University of South Africa and will continue her post-graduate studies in education. She has been active in numerous non-profit community outreach programs throughout her life, leading and uplifting young people. Andrea is honoured to be a part of a team that is dedicated to youth development.

Jordan Petersen

Branch Assistant, Atlantis

IkamvaYouth Atlantis, Robinvale High School, Fiskaal Street, Robinvale, Atlantis, 7349

(c) 062 094 0739 / jordan@ikamvayouth.org

Jordan is a former Head Prefect of the Bloubergrant High School class of 2019. He became Vice President of the Atlantis Rotaract Club for the 2023/2024 Rotaract year. His ambitions include continuing to make a positive change in the community of Atlantis. Jordan is a huge Marvel superhero fan and he is convinced that he will become the next Spiderman.

Noluthando Nkebetwana

T +27 (0) 21 811 1382 | C+ (0) 62 132 4533
noluthando@ikamvayouth.org
New Eisleben High School: Cnr Stulo & New Eisleben Road, Crossroads, Cape Town 7755

I am Noluthando Nkebetwana, a BA graduate from the University of the Western Cape and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education form Stellenbosch University. I am passionate about social change, education and leadership. I have been part of IkamvaYouth sine 2011 as a learner, came back as a tutor and after as an intern. I am very thankful for the Branch Assistant opportunity at Nyanga Branch.

Anelisiwe Mazongolo

T +27 (0) 21 811 1382 | C+ (0) 62 132 4533
anelisiwe@ikamvayouth.org
Oscar Mpetha High School, Emms Drive, Nyanga, Cape Town 7755

Anelisiwe is young, vibrant individual who is passionate about making change and shaping the minds of our future leaders. She initially joined IkamvaYouth as a tutor, then became an intern and now serves as the Branch Assistant at our Nyanga Branch. Being an IkamvaYouth team member has honed her communication and leadership skills. She enjoys being part of a driven and innovative team and desires to see change in the community and the whole organisation.

Phelela Mokwana

062 1850 457
phelela@ikamvayouth.org
Sizimisele Technical School, 19 Steve Tshwete Road, Mandela Park, Khayelitsha Cape Town, 7784

Phelela is originally from the Eastern Cape in Tsolo village but lives in Cape Town, Khayelitsha. She is a Retail Business Management graduate from CPUT. Phelela was once a learner at Ikamva during my high school days from 2006-2008. She is a Programme Coordinator at Kuyasa branch. Phelela's experience working at Ikamva has been amazing. She started working for IY during winter school 2016, it just reminded her of the days when she was a student. Seeing learners engaging themselves in the tutoring space and the commitment of tutors has just reminded her of why she came back to work for Ikamva.

Bonga Nomadumo

062 1850 457
bonga@ikamvayouth.org
Sizimisele Technical School, 19 Steve Tshwete Road, Mandela Park, Khayelitsha Cape Town, 7784

Bonga Nomadumo is a dedicated advocate for social change and youth empowerment. With a BA Degree in Political Sciences from Rhodes University, Bonga has always been passionate about understanding and addressing societal issues. After completing his studies he joined Grassroots Soccer, an NGO focused on using the power of soccer to educate, inspire and mobilise communities to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Nicole Joubert

079 885 4314

nicole@ikamvayouth.org

1522 Mothapeng Road, Masiphumelele, Fish Hoek, Cape Town 7975

Nicole has always strived to be a change in the lives of young people, because of that she wanted to become a teacher in order to work with high school learners. She found herself in the NGO sector where she was able to do what she loves and be in the life space of not just young people, but parents too and she has been that space for the past 11 years. Nicole is currently studying Human Resource Management in order to continue to uplift and expand her knowledge.

 

Sisanda Ntsokotha

079 885 4314

sntsokotha@ikamvayouth.org

1522 Mothapeng Road, Masiphumelele, Fish Hoek, Cape Town 7975

Sisanda graduated with an Honours Degree in Population Studies from the University of the Western Cape. She joined the IkamvaYouth programme as a learner, before committing herself as a volunteer tutor to becoming an IkamvaYouth staff member. A few words that Sisanda lives by is "Aim for the highest goals and the wildest dreams".

 

Thandazo is a young, responsible, and conscientious individual with over 5 years' experience in the social development field. She acquired a BA General Degree (Psychology and Sociology) at UKZN and joined IkamvaYouth in 2013 as a Branch Assistant, she later advanced to assume her role as a Branch Coordinator in 2015. Thandazo is drawn towards forming relationships through working with people, more especially young people. She enjoys being part of a driven and innovative team and desires to see people and communities being transformed for the better. Thandazo is currently the District Manager for IkamvaYouth branches that are located in both the Eastern Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal region.

Cindy Chiloane

046 637 1242 / 074 686 5140
cindy@ikamvayouth.org
2 Sani Street, Joza Location, Grahamstown 6139

Cindy is a young vibrant lady, who first joined IkamvaYouth as a volunteer office assistant at the Ivory Park Branch in February 2015 and later was employed as an intern in the branch. Toward the end of 2015 was moved to intern at the National office in GP and now based at Ivory Park as a Branch Assistant Coordinator. She is passionate about young people and the education sector in our country and she believes working together we can help young people achieve better their lives.

Sindisiwe Stamper

046 637 1242
sstamper@ikamvayouth.org
2 Sani Street, Joza Location, Grahamstown 6139
Eastern Cape

Sindisiwe has a Bachelor of Arts graduate in Industrial Psychology and Industrial Sociology. She currently lives in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape and has been a mentor and tutor for 3 years at Rhodes University before joining the IY family. Sindisiwe is passionate about education and improving the future of Grahamstown through education. She loves working with high school students to be specific and strives for success in everything she does.

Sibonelo Mdunge

T +27 (0) 31 264 0000 | C+ (0) 79 885 4247
sibonelo@ikamvayouth.org
Chesterville Community Care Centre Clinic, cnr Ngwenya & Harry Gwala Road, Mayville, 4091

 

Sibonelo obtained a National Diploma in Child and Youth Development at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) in 2011. He has a total of 9 years experience in the NGO sector, first as a Child and Youth Care (CYC) worker at the Durban Children’s Home, thereafter, as a Mentor to CYC teams for the National Association of Child Care Workers.

Zodumo Gumbi

T +27 (0) 31 264 0000 | C+ (0) 79 885 4247
zodumo@ikamvayouth.org
Chesterville Community Care Centre Clinic, cnr Ngwenya & Harry Gwala Road, Mayville, 4091

My name is Zodumo Gumbi, branch assistant at IkamvaYouth Chesterville branch. I hold a Degree in community and health psychology and studying towards my honors. I have been part of IkamvaYouth for more then 5 years now. I started as a Volunteer at the Umlazi branch, then in 15 August 2019 I was appointed as the new Chesterville branch intern. I remain very passionate in working with young people and help shape the minds of our future leaders.

 

Aviwe Quvane

031 909 3590
aquvane@ikamvayouth.org
2525 Ngcede Grove, Umlazi AA Library, 4031

Aviwe is a passionate livewire from the Eastern Cape. She's a caretaker at heart and is passionate about mental well-being and awareness. Aviwe holds a BA in Environmental Management from The University of South Africa. Her short-term goal is to complete her Project Management course with the University of Cape Town in 2024. She brings with her a background in project coordination, social media management and research. FunFact: Aviwe is scared of chickens or anything with feathers that flies.

Sihle Shinga

031 909 3590
sshinga@ikamvayouth.org
2525 Ngcede Grove, Umlazi AA Library, 4031

Sihle was born and raised in Umlazi, he is the current branch assistant at the Umlazi branch, he joined ikamvayouth as a learner in grade10 then came back to volunteer in the organization, his unmatched passion for community work and after school program started to take direction, in 2021 he was appointed as an intern at the same branch for 6 months then moved to a temporary branch assistant position at our Chesterville Branch. He calls myself a game changer because he believes he changed people's perception towards assisting one another. He aims to make an impact either through Ikamvayouth or his personal life. He is also a huge fan of the young people of this country. He is disciplined and focused on his work. He believes that unity and collaboration are two things that we need to indoctrinate our young people with.
We don't actually exist as people to anybody. We exist through the ideas we give to the world.

Ntombi Mahlangu

018 295 9099
ntombi@ikamvayouth.org
6818 Tswelelopele Street, Ikageng, Potchefstroom, 2531

 

Ntombi is born and bred in Pretoria. Her 10 years experience in community development and her focus on community collaboration has led her to a number of volunteer opportunities and community leadership roles. She is dedicated in serving to draw school-going youth and expose them to opportunities and ultimate career paths which they select.

Michael Thema

010 023 0115
michael@ikamvayouth.org
49 Boshoff Road, President Park, Midrand, 1685

 

Michael is a fun, loving and sociable person. He is in possession of a Diploma in Management and his passion involves helping other people to reach their full potential. He also coaches a youth soccer team in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria.

Ohaletse Muhulwana

010 023 0115
ohaletse@ikamvayouth.org
49 Boshoff Road, President Park, Midrand, 1685

Ohaletse is a Human Resources Management graduate. He joined IkamvaYouth as an intern at our Ebony Park Branch and found his true calling in the NPO sector. He is inspired by individuals that go on to achieve great things even with the odds against them.

Lerato Makopanelo

T +27 (0) 10 634 0017 | C+ (0) 74 645 5838
lmakopanelo@ikamvayouth.org
Kaalfontein Secondary School, 4409 Bluegum Street, Ebony Park Ext 3, Midrand, 1685

Lerato Makopanelo is a dynamic and results-orientated professional with a passion for making a meaningful impact. Armed with a degree in Health Sciences and Social Services from UNISA. Lerato's journey represents a colourful adventure book, brimming with excitement and puropse. She has experience as a facilitator, assessor and moderator with a keen focus on social media management, a passion point that aligns seamlessly with her work.

Kelebogile Sehloho

T +27 (0) 10 634 0017 | C+ (0) 74 645 5838
kelebogile@ikamvayouth.org
New Eisleben High School: Cnr Stulo & New Eisleben Road, Crossroads, Cape Town 7755

Kelebogile is a former Taletso TVET College Student. She started her journey with IkamvaYouth in 2016 as a tutor at the Mahikeng Branch. Her inspiration in life is being able to make the most of her life more than anything. One fun fact about her is she gets on well with everyone and she can be funny at times.

Kgomotso Metsuamere

083 210 8512
kgomotso@ikamvayouth.org
Zikhuliseni Building Plot 139 Bophelong Centre Diepsloot West Ext 10 Braynston 2189

Kgomotso is 24 years of age, and holds a BA industrial Psychology and Labour Relations degree from the North West University. She  started to volunteer at IkamvaYouth in 2015 and in 2019 she got an opportunity to be an Intern in one of their branches in the North West   and a year and a half later (2021) she applied and got the BA position in the Diepsloot branch.

Karabo Mokgosi

+27 (0) 12 753 2166/ + (0) 68 242 9157
karabo@ikamvayouth.org

19693 Montja Street, Section N, Mamelodi West, Pretoria, 0122

Karabo is Business Administration graduate, motivational speaker and founder of the Paul Dave Foundation. She took part in the Monash Business Social Development Programme in 2019. She held her first seminar on women empowerment and the importance of self-love in Modimolle. Karabo believes that nothing beats hard-work and determination.

Limpho Sephula

012 754 1478 / 074 631 1725
limpho@ikamvayouth.org
19693 Montja Street, Section N, Mamelodi West, Pretoria, 0122

Limpho is passionate about empowering young minds. Her journey in education has been deeply rewarding as she has worked as a teacher assistant and as a private tutor. Leadership is something Limpho holds dear, as she has had the opportunity to hone her skills in diverse settings. Limpho is excited to embrace new skills and challenges for growth. 

Faith Sethole

062 670 3231
faith@ikamvayouth.org
Zikhuliseni Building Plot 139 Bophelong Centre Diepsloot West Ext 10 Braynston 2189

Faith's passion is to work with young people mostly leaners of different communities especially the disadvantaged so she can bring hope and great impact to them in escaping poverty , helping them to find their strength and be able to have the opportunity to tertiary level and employment as she believes everyone should have the opportunity to be literate and achieve success.
 Through her academic journey she has obtained her National Diploma in Marketing Management and has gained experience aligned with her qualification in the organisation Faith joined IkamvaYouth as a tutor , then became an intern for 4 months and is now the current Branch Assistant in Diepsloot. Her aspiration in life is to develop her leadership and organizational skills and one day be in a high executive level. She is pleased to be part to be part of the team and hoping to bring great impact to the organisation.

 

Banele Busakwe

018 381 0315
banele@ikamvayouth.org
2 School Street, Danville Secondary School, Danville, Mahikeng, 2745

Banele is a former University of Venda student. He started his journey with IkamvaYouth in 2017 as a tutor at the Ikageng Branch, the same year he was elected as a head of tutors which lasted for 3 years. Banele won 3 tutor of the year awards and 2 District Manager's awards. In 2022 after interning for 1 month he was appointed as the Mahikeng Branch Branch Assistant.

Sakhile Dubazana

062 670 3231
sakhile@ikamvayouth.org
Zikhuliseni Building Plot 139 Bophelong Centre Diepsloot West Ext 10 Braynston 2189

 

An active and driven individual who found passion in youth betterment. Sakhile studied and attained his Diploma in Media Studies and Journalism. As someone with a great passion for youth betterment, he has been working in the youth development industry for the past six years, during that time he has worked hard to develop professionally and is continuing to grow and learn. Sakhile  joined IkamvaYouth as Chesterville Branch Assistant in October 2015, where he contributed to the stability and success of the branch in the process growing as an individual and understanding the IY culture. He has recently joined the Gauteng team as Mamelodi Branch Coordinator where he seeks new opportunities, challenges, and to strengthen his position in being a valuable member of the IkamvaYouth team. Sakhile's compassion and empathy shine through to make him an approachable figure to the youth he serves.

Phillip Mollo

49 Boshoff Road, President Park, Midrand 1685

Phillip is 24 years of age and is the firstborn of 3 children. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching soccer and exercising as it also keeps him fit. Phillip joined IkamvaYouth in 2012 as a grade 10 learner and later matriculated in 2015. After his high school studies, Phillip returned to occupy the caretaker position and is currently studying through Siyakhula Computer School and IQ Academy. Phillip plans to pursue Sports Science as a career due to his interest in sports.