SAGE WORLD CUP 2018

9 – 13 August 2018

Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepre-neurship (SAGE) is an international nonprofit corporation dedicated to teenage entrepreneurs.

Meet the Team
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DR. THABO PITSE - National CEO
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AMOGELANG MODISE – National CEO’s Assistant
I am Amogelang Modise, a conscientious and self-motivated individual, with great enthusiasm and determination to succeed. I am Director at Clinch Projects (Pty) Ltd. I am an Entrepreneurship Development Program, NQF Level 5 graduate at the University of the Free State. I am passionate about Personal Development, Leadership & Mentorship in the corporate world.
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FANIE PRETORIUS – National Chief Operations Officer
I am Fanie Pretorius and began my career in education as a high school Economic and Management Sciences teacher in 2002 in Welkom, South Africa, where I am currently the subject head. I am the mentor of the SAGE teams which participated in the World Championships three times
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TERRY TLOPO – National Coordinator
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MATHAPELO NKATE – Alumni Coordinator and Eastern Cape Provincial Coordinator
I am Mathapelo Nkate. I am a 21 year old career driven young woman who is currently doing her 3rd and final year of a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting degree at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein. I have always had the passion of making passive income and coming up with new innovative business ideas that is when I knew that Entrepreneurship is my calling.
Provincial Coordinators
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RETLAMETSWE LOSABA – Western Cape
I am Retlametswe Losaba better known as “Tlami”. I am a 21 year old ambitious philanthropist who is currently a 4th year Medical student at the University of Stellenbosch. As much as I am academic, I am also very passionate about entrepreneurship, hence my involvement with SAGE since 2009 till present. I am driven and enjoy participating is sports and having robust dialogues with different people. I am all about making a difference and empowering women
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ALUWANI CHOKOE – Gauteng
I am Aluwani Chokoe, currently studying towards a Bachelor of Commerce Degree at the University of Johannesburg. I have engulfed student activism and the advocacy of Women’s Rights which was inspired by The Make It Happen Foundation SA, a non-profit organisation that is aimed at the betterment of young people, that I founded, and still director of, in 2012
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TSHEPISO KGOMO – Gauteng
I am Tshepiso Kgomo, a vibrant young woman, currently working at Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) under the Aids Office as monitoring and evaluation officer. I am passionate about entrepreneurship and having an impact in the change of the world’s economy. I believe that I will be an asset in the program as some of my key attributes include my willingness and ability to learn. Learning is a constant and challenging process and I consider myself to be a Coordinator of choice.
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THENDO MUDAU – Gauteng
I Thendo Mudau, a young mind with great ambitions of being a global entrepreneur. I am very social and I love helping where I can, which is why I was inspired to study Bachelor of Science in Civil engineering at the University of Witwatersrand. I love challenges, and this lead to my involvement in a lot of competitions while I was still in high school: The German-South Africa year of science, DeBeers English Olympiad, Eskom Science Expo
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MPUMELELO PHUNGULA - KwaZulu-Natal
I am Mpumelelo Phungula. I am passionate about justice and development and driven by the desire to be a positive change agent for the realisation of these two ideals. I am currently employed by the KZN Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs as an Assistant Director (Consumer Advisor).
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XICHAVO ADVICE “RAS” MATHEBANE – Mpumalanga and Limpopo
I am Xichavo Advice Mathebane, better known as “Ras”. I strive for excellence in all spheres and a firm believer of personal investment and development. I describe myself as a born leader who’s passionate about entrepreneurship and interested in anything business related, hence I have completed the Entrepreneurship Development Program, NQF Level 5
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AFRIKA MOKHOSI – Northern Cape
I am Afrika Mokhosi, I am a 20 year old who is currently studying towards a Higher Certificate in Economics and Management Sciences at the University of South Africa. I am very skilled in drawing, I am a motivator and absolutely skilled in the art of listening. I apparently give the best advice. Besides being an anime expert amongst other things, I am most interested and well informed about business developments programs, trading, investments and the stock exchange.
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LETLHOGONOLO PHUTIEAGAE – North West
I am Letlhogonolo Phutieagae, a young lady currently pursuing a Bachelor of Accounting degree. I describe myself as someone who has a great sense of humour, with the ability of getting my point across very well, with a love for excellence and unwavering commitment. A person who accepts a situation as it and is prepared to deal with it accordingly as a realist, this is who I am. I always make the best of what is within my reach or control.
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LESALA KHESENG – Free State
I am Lesala Khetheng, a Mechatronics Engineering Student at the University of South Africa. I am passionate about the use of technology in Entrepreneurship to close the poverty gap around the globe. I am an Electronics Teacher and a computer enthusiast. While coaching debating and Basketball, I am also a mentor at the Junior City Council in my community. Through my involvement with SAGE, I seek to help develop entrepreneurial leaders with the goal of shaping Africa, the mother continent.

SPONSORS

mtn fOUNDATION

The MTN SA Foundation’s mandate is to use technology and innovation within the ICT sector to improve and uplift the lives of poor and disadvantaged communities.