Nthabeleng Likotsi is driven by the possibilities of exposing young South Africans to business opportunities.
This has seen her creating a cooperative financial institution which aims to support black entrepreneurs.
Likotsi, who is the executive chairperson of Young Women in Business Network, is a Masters' graduate from the Wits Business School.
She joined #NightTalk's Gugs Mhlongo and Wasanga Mehana in studio to share her inspiring entrepreneurial journey.
Listen to the interview below:
Back then, stokvels made 40 billion rand. Now they make 50 billion rand. This is not plastic money. This is not credit. This is cash— Nthabeleng Likotsi, Chairperson of the Young Women in Business Network
The cooperative banking sector in Kenya contributes 40 percent to that country's GDP. It is huge in Africa. In South Africa it is just starting, but we can get there and surpass Kenya— Nthabeleng Likotsi, Chairperson of the Young Women in Business Network
This article first appeared on 702 : South African Doing Great Things: Nthabeleng Likotsi