Our People & Partners

Dedicated to developing entrepreneurial mindsets & experiences that catalyse success.

We are passionate, young professionals that are committed to creating a world where all young people have the self-belief, freedom and ability to create a positive future for and with each other. We work hard. We play hard.


Together, we make our mark and empower others to make theirs.

Staff Team

Rufaro Mudimu

Chief Executive Officer

Skhumbuzo Moodaley-Mpisane

Head of Programs

Freddy Makuwa

Head of Operations

Prudence Erens

Program Manager

Ngata Holele

Program Officer

Zamo Dlamini

Finance & Admin Coordinator

Tidimalo Moeketsi

Program Coordinator: Trailblazer Support

Gontse Moalafi

Business Development Officer

Malilomo Nkhabu

Program Officer

Lwazi Khumalo

Trailblazer Support Team Intern

Mbuyi Moloi

Trailblazer Support Team Intern

Asanda Xhashimba

Program Officer: Northern Cape

Dwaine Fish

Programs Intern

Jabulane Mthombeni

Projects Intern

Board & Advisory

Chrischar Rock

Chair of enke Board Executive Director, Rock Creative Partnerships

Phyllis Byars

Non-Executive Director
Manager, Bain Academy

Lungile Mahluza

Non-Executive Director
Director of Strategy, Deloitte Africa

Lindani Mnyandu-Bam

Non-Executive Director
Managing Consultant, Brandcraft

Kgomotso Mokoena

Non-Executive Director
Law Professor: University of Johannesburg

Graeme de Bruyn

Advisory Committee
CEO, The Influence Company

Pip Wheaton

Advisory Committee
Director of Ashoka UK, Ashoka Fellow & Co-Founder of enke

Our Partners

Our funding partners give us the financial resources we need to continue our leadership programs and thus impact the lives of so many young people. We acknowledge our funding partners who’s financial support makes our work, and that of our program participants, possible.

We believe that it takes a village to raise a child. We actively partner with schools and community organisations to work with us in selecting and supporting youth to participate in the Trailblazer Program.


Our implementation partners include the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarships Programme, GOLD Peer Education, the Kids Foundation, University of Cape Town 100 UP Programme, Masifunde Learner Development, Keiskamma Music Academy, Ikamva Youth, University of the Free State Schools Project, Sekwele Centre for Social Reflection, 180 Ministries, Education Without Borders and many more.

Our school partners have included St. Cyprians High School, Westville Boys High School, Wynberg Girls High School, Krugersdorp High School, Crawford College and the African Leadership Academy.


With the Catalyst Program we work with community skills development centres that are committed to bringing new opportunities and resources to the youth they serve.


Thank you to the following past and current partners in Catalyst:

  • -West Rand Youth Development Centre, Kagiso (2016 – present)
  • -Making Us Youth Organisation, Kagiso (2019 to present)
  • -Kliptown Jobs Centre (2017-2018)
  • -Tateni Community Development (2016-2017)


Join us in creating lasting change and skills development for youth in Africa

About enke

enke is a leadership development organisation that generates and incubates youth-led social change. We connect, equip and inspire youth to realise their potential, thrive and mobilise for meaningful change. 

  • – Non-Profit Company Reg.: 2010/0231851/08
  • – Dept. of Social Development Reg.: NPO 132-509
  • – SARS Public Benefit Org. Reg.: 9300/37429


Partner with us in creating opportunities for youth to find and succeed in their chosen life pathways.

Contact Us

Address: 7th Floor South Point Corner, 87 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa

Phone: +27-11-403-1241 / +27-11-403-1243

Email: more@enke.co.za


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