The primary consideration for anyone who would like to join our team is passion.
We look for people who have a passion to live for others and dedicate their lives to transforming the lives of their fellow citizens.
If you believe that you have a passion and a love for people, as well as valuable experience or skills that could add to our team, then please contact us to set up a meeting.
Gregory is the Investment Head at Edge Growth and Co-founder of Lighthouse Ventures. Greg spent the first part of his career in the field of supply chain consulting where he gained significant experience in process re-engineering, optimisation, strategy and financial project evaluation techniques, working in Johannesburg and Europe. During this period, he delivered multiple financial due diligence and supply chain solutions for multi-national pharmaceutical firms. Greg was part of the founding team of the Edge Cape Town office as well as the ASISA Enterprise Development Fund. In his current role Greg is responsible for overseeing the investment team on the deal making function for early stage investments into the supply chains of ASISA members, representing the majority of South Africa’s asset managers and life insurers.
Goolam is the co-author of Financial Accounting: GAAP Principles, and an adjudicator for, “The EY Excellence in Integrated Reporting” survey. He is also an independent, non-executive director of various companies. Goolam brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience in teaching that helps shape the design and implementation of all educational aspects of the Just Grace Youth Development Programme.
Nozibele is a social worker who is passionate about bringing social cohesion and healing in Langa Township. She is a mother of 3 who is dedicated to strengthening families in the community.
Grant is the executive director at Just Grace. He is a qualified chartered accountant and holds an MPhil in Public Law from UCT. He co-founded Just Grace NPC in 2012 and has served as the Executive Director since 2018. He has received various awards in this capacity, including the South African Shining Star Award For Contribution To Education and the Surve Philanthropies Award For Contribution Towards Social Justice In Education. Grant is passionate about social justice and believes in implementing innovative solutions that empower community members to live out their full potential.
Annie, a qualified maths teacher, is passionate about working with young people because they are amazing, fun, resilient and have so much potential. She loves connecting with youth and through the connection contribute by helping them create structure in their lives, as well as providing tools which will assist them to grow and develop into the people they were created to be.
Lindiwe is responsible for growing the organisation, forming partnerships and securing donor funding. Her wish is for Langa to be a place where there are opportunities for all who reside here and or the community to have access to quality education, healthcare and housing.
Wanga is a lively individual who loves spending time with friends and listening to music. A past Just Grace Alumnus, Wanga is currently studying to be a social auxiliary worker.
Thobeka is a qualified social worker who is dedicated to making a difference in her community. She enjoys working with parents, learners, community members and other stakeholders to form a collaborative response to development in Langa.
Leona holds a B.Com in Business Informatics and has a passion for uplifting youth from disadvantaged communities. She is responsible for running various workshops in our youth development programme.
Merveil is a qualified Barista with a love for a fresh cup of coffee in the morning. He holds a degree in Geology and is passionate about youth development.
Zolani, a qualified social worker, is passionate about making a difference in the community of Langa. He is especially passionate about running development programmes for at-risk youth and seeing them develop into the future leaders of their communities.