building the economy,
one business at a time.

The People’s Fund is a purchase order crowdfunding platform for businesses that have orders with government and corporate and are looking for capital to deliver these orders. Our platform allows everyday people to participate in the growth of these talented entrepreneurs; whilst also making it easier for entrepreneurs to get access to funding.

The People’ stands for people built economies, people driven economies & people driven growth.

our operations team

We want people to have a meaningful & measurable impact on the economy they would like to see. The passion & ingenuity of amazing entrepreneurs we have crossed paths with is why we are here. Their fire and ability is the reason we are here. We let them drive change through you.

luyanda jafta – CEO

Believes that men lie, women lie, numbers don’t! He uses business intelligence to shape start-ups for scale.

yolisa jafta – COO

A systems-developer at heart. The one you can count on to add order to the chaos of entrepreneurship.

rutendo chizunza – head of sales & marketing

bontle setshedi – head of finance

shamim nong – head of investors

tlholo modiba – head of product

alexandra kgatuke – project lead

thatoyamodimo madubung – investment partner

kegomoditsiwe rampa – admin partner

mitchell siziba – design partner

kgosietsile moloto – project partner

zimkhitha mbungwana – project partner

thembelihle mvundla – project partner

londiwe nkosi – project support

meseum nhlongo – finance partner

tebogo lebeloane – finance support

lindokuhle skhosana – communication partner

tshiamo mathabathe – project support

claudia mokone – project support

sibusiso lekalakala – project support

non-executive directors

dr pallo marumo – non-executive director

Dr Marumo qualified as a Medical Doctor in 1998 and worked in various state hospitals until he joined the Military in 2004. He believes that anything can be achieved with the right team.

carl bates – interim chairperson

A seasoned leader in taking businesses to the next level. You can always count on him to uphold a standard of excellence.

phakiso tsotetsi – non-executive director

A Charming doer who keeps the wheels turning. He’s well traveled & believes love is the only way.

our partners


-Octavius Phukubye