For the past 18 years you have supported us earnestly and whole heartedly thus, we have decided to give back the same support to the community through the Silulo Foundation. An extension of Silulo Ulutho Technologies, the foundation launched on the 18th February 2023 and intends on supporting entrepreneurs from all walks of life through the Silulo Foundation Entrepreneurship programme.
This programme will see entrepreneurs through from the basic conceptualizing of their business all the way to running them successfully. With partnerships like the UWC Centre of Entrepreneurship and Innovation that will provide leading industry research and support towards the entrepreneurs and their businesses, the foundation is aimed at success. An honourable mention is our partnership with the University of Notre Dame.
Hosted by one of the Partnerships iSivivana centre, the event saw speakers like, Founder and CEO of Silulo, Luvuyo Rani, Both our directors Lonwabo Rani and Nandipha Matshoba. Silulo Ulutho Technologies advisory board chair, David Murray. Director of UWC Centre of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Abraham Oliver. Co-ordinator of Silulo Foundation, Olwethu Rani. Director of Schwab Foundation Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Dr.Francois Bonnici. Former employee and Member of National Assembly of South Africa, Nqabayomzi Kwankwa. University of Notre Dame’s Prof. Michael Morris. Founder of One Family Foundation and Co-founder of Catalyst 2030, Jeroo Billimoria. Premiere of the Western Cape, Alan Winde. Participants of the entrepreneurship programme, Mkhululi and Zikhona. Entrepreneurship Organization Cape Town Chair, Richard Rayne. Silulo Ulutho Technologies CFO, Anold Mandizvidza. We were also honored with attendance by Robert Hersov, a global entrepreneur who donated R50 000 towards the foundation.
The Foundation looks forward to providing both, opportunities and information and also making skills accessible to our communities in an effort to eradicate the digital divide and grow our community’s economic hubs