Through his Vukani Awards and mentorship strengths, Sonwabile Ndamase is helping to put South African fashion design on a global footing. Each year, entrants into the awards get to showcase their designs. Winners receive mentorship and access to national fashion weeks.
Like many entrepreneurs, Maite Makgoba had to overcome a lot of challenges to get her plastic princess on to the market. Now she can brag on social media when stars such as Nicki Minaj compliment this particular product.