Learn to Earn (LtE), is a skills development and job creation non-profit organisation situated in the Western Cape. Since the inception in 1989, we have trained more than 11 500 unemployed adults in market-relevant skills. With our motto of ‘a hand up – not a hand out,’ we seek to develop people, especially unemployed people, socially, economically, emotionally and spiritually. The vision is ‘to eradicate unemployment and other legacies of injustice in South Africa and Africa.
Through its E³ initiative (Enterprise Enabling Environment), Learn to Earn (LtE) is making a determined effort to encourage entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. This is done through a 3 year project-based mentorship programme that nurtures and equips entrepreneurial LtE graduates with sound technical and business skills to ensure a healthy approach to business.
Headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, Leading Women of Africa (LWA) is a registered Not-for-profit Company (NPC) with the aim to advance leadership and economic development of women entrepreneurs in Africa.
LWA was founded in May of 2008 by Mrs Madelein Mkunu, as a Pan African Forum that continuously promotes efforts to position women’s economic empowerment at the focal point the 21st Century’s goals on sustainable development.
LWA was launched with the endorsement of the South African Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) and in collaboration with the South African Women Entrepreneurs Network (SAWEN).
LWA’s main activities combine research, training & networking events to achieve its objective of creating access to economic opportunities for professional and business women in Africa.
LWA supports the increase of women in the mainstream economy through facilitating access to trade & investment opportunities and promoting African regional integration.
LWA creates strategic partnerships with organisations across the world that are, not only looking to expand their operations in Africa but as well as add value to lives of business and professional women across the African continent.
LWA drives the vehicle of women’s economic empowerment through an inclusive approach to development.