Development of SaveAct Digital Platform

Call for Expression of Interest 1.   Introduction and context Founded in 2005 with a grant from the Ford Foundation, SaveAct is an established programme and brand with multiple partners. The organisation’s work reaches into the most remote parts of South Africa,...
From this business to that

From this business to that

Two years later, Gcobani Qhina is still thinking about how to thank his sister for encouraging him to join SaveAct. Mr Qhina joined his savings group in 2021, and has since started his most successful business, while expanding his already established enterprises by...
A couple of business owners

A couple of business owners

Khethiwe and Zakhele Sthomo from Ntabamhlophe are not only proud parents, they are also successful entrepreneurs. The family joined SaveAct in 2018, when Mrs Khethiwe Sthomo was working on her dream of becoming a full-time fashion designer. At that stage of her life,...
Turning waste into wealth

Turning waste into wealth

The mark of a true entrepreneur is the ability to see treasure where others see trash. Claudia Ntuli saw good vegetables going to waste and came up with a plan to turn them into something she could sell. Ntuli is from Ntabamhlophe, KZN, and has been with SaveAct since...
WAYSE training boosts business success

WAYSE training boosts business success

When opportunity knocked, Sithembile Zungu opened the door and embraced it. In 2018 she joined a savings group and gained access to options that have changed her life. Now, with her recent involvement in the WAYSE initiative, she’s seeing more progress. WAYSE (Women...