Meet the people who publish content, organise our annual conference and other events, validate entries in our directories, provide technical support to NGOs, engage in various other organisational activities, and manage SANGONeT.
Kenneth Thlaka - Executive Director
Kenneth Thlaka is a development practitioner with a considerable experience of more than 18 years in the non-governmental organisation (NGO) sector. Thlaka’s journey started from a community youth movement where he became an activist. He worked as executive director for two youth development organisations and also as a board member in several NGOs. He also got an opportunity to develop and facilitate development programmes in Belgium, United Kingdom, Sweden, Swaziland, Mozambique, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mauritius, Seychelles and Tanzania. He is currently serving as the chairperson of the Alliance for Youth NGOs in South Africa. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Public and Development Management from University of the Witwatersrand and the Advanced Certificate in Organisational Development from the University of South Africa. He is currently studying towards a Master’s Degree in Public and Development Management at University of the Witwatersrand. He joined SANGONeT in July 2013 as its executive director. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arnold Ndifhedzo Netshambidi - Programme Manager
Arnold is responsible for managing SANGONeT’s SANGOTeCH Programme and the NGOsource project. He also coordinates the updating of Prodder NGO Directory. His past experience includes working for Small Business Project, the Centre for Development and Enterprise, and the Institute for Democracy in South Africa. He holds a Diploma in Computer Skills from College for Computer and Business Education, Certificate in Database Design from the University of South Africa, Certificate in Office Administration from College Campus and a Certificate in Information Technology from IT Plus. He joined SANGONeT in January 2011. E-mail: email@example.com
David Malesela Makhafola – Capacity Building Manager
David is responsible for the Capacity Building Unit and manages the Tipfuxeni Project. He is experienced trainer having worked for different Institutions as both the trainer / facilitator and training manager. His past experience includes working for the Establishment for Comprehensive Youth Development, KMK Training Services, Thushanang Trust and Moral Regeneration Movement. He holds a Diploma in Public Management, a Certificate in Public Relations and a Certificate in Project Management. He is currently studying towards Bachelor of Business Administration with Southern Business School. He joined SANGONeT in March 2014. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Butjwana Seokoma - Information Manager
Gloria Makxeta - Finance Officer
Gloria is responsible for the Finance and Human Resources Department. She holds a National Diploma in Commercial Practice majoring with Economics and Business Management and as well as certificates in bookkeeping, financial accounting and arts and culture administration. Her past experience include working with Inzalo Dance and Theatre Company, Cultural Development Trust and the Market Theatre Foundation. She joined SANGONeT in January 2014. E-mail: email@example.com.
Nomsa Nxumalo - Database Administrator
Phumla Mhlanga - Information Coordinator
Dipuo Mahanyele - Administrator / Receptionist
Emmah Ramadzulu - Office Assistant
Mashadi Letwaba - Intern
Mashadi is responsible for updating the NGO Pulse Portal. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Psychology as well as a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Development Theory and Policy from the University of the Witwatersrand. She joined SANGONeT in April 2013. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org