Grace’s story

Grace’s story

Changing and inspiring a community with Grace, by Lindokuhle Magasela Grace Nongogo (58) runs one of the most successful SmartStart centres. She was even selected as a speaker at this year’s Inspiration Awards. This was on behalf of her franchisor, Siyokholwa...
Think Cell

Think Cell

Are you having difficulty presenting complex data? The SmartStart HUB recommends using think-cell to create and edit professional and elegant PowerPoint charts and presentations quickly and easily.What is think-cell?think-cell is a Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel...
Muzi Mthabela, an every day father

Muzi Mthabela, an every day father

“I’d like to think of myself as a strict father, but I’ve also noticed that my daughters have a way of getting away with a lot,” admits Muzi Mthabela, a father of two …

Caring For Every Child Comes Easy for Manding

Caring For Every Child Comes Easy for Manding

“I can’t wait to be watching the news one day, see an influential leader and tell my grandkids, ‘I taught that little boy or girl when they were just three years old’,” says Manding Gladys Ngubane, a SmartStarter from Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal. This is what motivates...
Betty’s Precious Diamonds

Betty’s Precious Diamonds

For 12 years, Betty Mahamba worked as a diamond cutter. Moving between Cullinan and Cape Town, she spent hours cutting and polishing rough diamonds, working hard until each one glittered and reflected its maximum light. Betty had always wanted to be a Human Resources...