TLP Services was established specifically to contribute to social development in South Africa and the African continent, through Youth Enterprise Development training workshops.
TLP Services helps young African entrepreneurs to unlock their business potential through practitioner-led peer exchange learning. We believe that in order for South Africa to enjoy sustained economic growth, tomorrow’s business leaders need to be empowered through training and mentorship to understand the value they bring to the economy.
Thobeka Poswa launched TLP Services (PTY) Ltd in 2014 to contribute to the social development in South Africa, and on the African continent.
She is an experienced online trainer and programme facilitator, with over 20 years working experience supporting start-up entrepreneurs, small business owners and social entrepreneurs.
Driven by her passion for social justice and youth enterprise development, Thobeka has helped many young African entrepreneurs to unlock their business potential through practitioner-led peer exchange learning. Her vibrant personality brings energy into virtual learning experiences, turning them into real-life events.
She has worked on several projects including peer-to-peer facilitation and coaching sessions for British Council funded programmes. Thobeka’s online learning exchange facilitation can be done on several platforms.
Khwezi Fudu- Cenenda heads up Enterprise Development at Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, an Incubation hub for tech and digital startups in Johannesburg. She also sits on Investment committees at Wits Commercial Enterprise making decisions on funding needs for innovations from the university. Her own consultancy specialises in Business Development Services, and Monitoring and Evaluation, particularly for Entrepreneurial and Social Entrepreneurship ventures. She is also accredited as a Practitioner-Led Learning Exchange (UK) facilitator in Impact evaluation with the Social Enterprise Academy.
She has vast experience as an investment consultant to pension funds, an international human rights advocate and providing business development support services.
Some career highlights include impact analysis done on a women’s entrepreneurship programme in Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia as well as coaching women entrepreneurs in South Africa on behalf of the Small Business Development Agency.
She holds a B Econ (honours) from Rhodes University, an Impact Investing certificate from UCT Graduate School of Business and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Management Sciences with the Durban University of Technology, where she is undertaking research on “Gender Balancing strategies for the workplace”.