Melanie Hawken

Melanie Hawken, founder and editor-in-chief of Lionesses of Africa had this to say after interviewing Lizelle Coombs of Angels Resource Centres… “For many would-be entrepreneurs, particularly in the townships of South Africa, it is difficult to find the right type of support to get businessesoff the ground, and then to keep them running afterwards. Lizelle […]

Este-Lee Nel

Este-Lee Nel is one of five Gr 12 learners from Loeriesfontein, in the Northern Cape, who have recently learned that they will be financially supported through their third-level studies.They were selected from applicants – many from disadvantaged backgrounds – who as Grade 12 pupils attended an Angels bursary roadshow last October. Now a first-year student […]


We are members of PETCO, keeping us abreast of the Waste Management and Recycling environment. This industry holds incredible opportunities for rural development and job creation. Recently our Northern Cape CEO was awarded the PETCO prize for the Best Community Breakthrough Initiative for our “Big Waste Wake-up” programme. Our Group CEO is part of the […]

Shaunilene Mntlane

Shaunilene Mntlane owner of Ikhaya Fresh Food & Take Aways Hanover Northern Cape – Enterprise Development Programme 2021 Sponsored by Solar Capital De Aar: Message from Shaunilene to aspiring business entrepreneurs,“Starting your own business is not easy, it takes a LOT … a lot of time, a lot of energy, a lot of sacrifices, a […]

Leslie van Rooyen

When asked what Angels Resource Centres support and mentorship has meant to him, Leslie said” There are no words that can describe what a blessing my Angels mentor André, has been to me. He is a man of great integrity, who has come alongside me and journeyed with me. His patience and guidance with business […]

Charmaine Baardman

Angels delivered real results to local business entrepreneur and Angels Enterprise Development Programme #BusinessHero. Charmaine Baardman, owner of Mamfene’s Take Aways in Britstown. What a wonderful moment when Angels Resource Centres Chris Vermeulen dropped off a delivery bike at Mamfene’s Take Away in Britstown. Charmaine Baardman could hardly hold back the tears. This new asset […]


Kenny, a participant in the Bokamoso Solar Youth Development Programme in the town of Kanana, gave us this apology after attending the Job Skills workshop: “I won’t be able to make it to the next workshop as I found work at Checkers in Klerksdorp. I will be starting tomorrow and I really don’t know when […]