Our gold Team
gold-youth is served by an International Hub Office team based in Cape Town with satellites in Johannesburg and Harare. This Hub team is supported with field operations and partners across selected provinces in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe.
Desiré PetersCHIEF PROGRAMME OPERATIONS OFFICER
Camngca MdaHEAD OF FINANCE AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
Nathalie TedderHEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Jolanda EkkerdHEAD OF PEOPLE AND CULTURE
Nicky WelshHEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Eric MtimkuluSTAKEHOLDER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Fiona MilliganHEAD OF CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS
Rumbi MushoshoHEAD OF MONITORING, LEARNING & EVALUATION
Trevor MubaiwaINFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY MANAGER
Renette PickeringRESOURCE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Sharon RumbleFIELD SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Jamie Lee EgyptTRAINING AND SUPPORT MANAGER
Andrew Bennettgold GRADS & CONNECTIONS MANAGER
Joshua RossouwFINANCE AND OFFICE MANAGER
Siyathemba MlenzeFINANCE & GOVERNANCE COORDINATOR
Theophilous MathemaQUALITY ASSURANCE COORDINATOR
Luyanda MbiBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
Dean EgyptTRAINING SERVICES SUPPORT COORDINATOR
Lynette Amarogold-enterprises CONSULTANT AND TRAINER
Faith Ngamgold-enterprises CONSULTANT AND TRAINER
Country Field Team
Chantel HarrendoverWestern Cape Field Coordinator
Phumelele KuneneKwazulu Natal Field Coordinator
Mandla MakhubelaMpumulanga Field Coordinator
Winford MusakuCopperbelt Field Coordinator
Lerato TelediMpumalanga Field Support Officer
Jack TapfumaneyiZimbabwe National Manager
Kabelo SeadimoBotswana National Manager
Anthony BaatjiesKraaifontein Sites Coordinator
Jonathan BruintjiesPaarl Sites Coordinator
Rosemary MashegoMasoyi Sites Coordinator
William MulengaChingola Sites Coordinator
Board of Directors
Susannah is an Ashoka fellow and globalizer and 2016 Social Entrepreneur category winner in the Regional Business Women Achiever Awards. She is a visionary leader, committed to finding innovative solutions to address the youth education and unemployment crisis amongst the most vulnerable.
Sandile is a member of the Institute of Directors and has several years’ experience in the retail sector. He was Group Operations Manager for the JSE-listed Don Group. He is currently a consultant to industry, serves on several boards and has a passion for Africa, development and transformation.
Zinzi MgolodelaCORPORATE STRATEGY
Zinzi is the Director of Corporate Affairs at Woolworths. She has the conviction to be part of the ongoing process of socio-economic transformation in South Africa. Zinzi’s career has been dominated by driving socio-economic issues in a way that makes business sense.
Alicia DavidsTECHNICAL STRATEGY
Alicia has worked as an independent education practitioner for a number of years, contracting with tertiary institutions, NPOs and corporates in training and development with an emphasis on leadership development. Currently she serves as the CEO of the ASISA Academy. Alicia is a strategic thinker with a passion for empowerment through education.
Alice TemboZAMBIA FOCUS
Alice is a Chartered Accountant and a partner at Deloitte & Touche, Zambia, as well as a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Alice has specialised in managing audits as a key resource of World Bank/International Development Association and other donor-funded projects.
Dr. Thapelo OtlogetsweBOTSWANA FOCUS
Thapelo is a corpus linguist and lexicographer (compiling Setswana/English dictionaries) in the Department of English, University of Botswana. He lectures in English linguistics. He has recently developed a Setswana Pronunciation dictionary and the Setswana Rhyming dictionary.
Wedzerai ChiyokaZIMBABWE FOCUS
Wedzerai is a Community Development consultant. She has proven NGO capacity-building competence and her achievements include programme management in national, regional, and international development agencies, such as Pact, VSO, AGRI-IQ and the FACT Consortium. Since 2008, Wedzerai has been engaged in technical assistance and advisory capacities, working as an independent development consultant for several agencies.
Andrew is the MD at Relocation Africa Group: a company that provides relocation and immigration services to expatriates relocating into Africa. This company is an expression of Andrew’s conviction to stay in South Africa and make a difference.
Our Sustainability Partners
Craiglea Charitable Trust, Firstrand Foundation, Hanneli Rupert Getuienistrust, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Endowment, Allternative Prosperity Foundation, Mergon Foundation, Pepfar Community Grants South Africa, Edward and Catherine Wray Charitable Trust, SneakerLab, Community Chest, Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon Charity entry partner, Muthobi – Nation Builder, Western Cape Department of Education
Von Seidels, CBA printers, Norton Rose Fulbright, Europcar, Xneelo
gold collborates with specific National and Provincial Departments and Ministries in our ongoing revision of gold curricula, standards and materials as well as in the ground-up implementation of youth-led interventions at a district, provincial and country level. The gold Model is supportive of and addresses priorities highlighted in the various National Strategic Plans, Guidelines and Development Frameworks in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana as well as Southern African Development Countries (SADC).
Implementing Partnersgold Social Franchisees
Thembalethu Nkomazi, ISAAC, Family Transformation Centre, Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust.gold Test and Reference Sites
Zambia: gold Chingola cluster
South Africa: gold Kraaifontein cluster; gold Paarl cluster; gold Masoyi clusterPeer2Peer Partners
Zimbabwe: Hope for a Child, Christian Aids Taskforce, Community Development for the Western Region of Zimbabwe
Botswana: Men and Boys for Gender Equality, Hope World Wide Botswana, Class Volunteers International
South Africa: Hope for Africa Missions Mpumalanga, Destiny Alive Limpopo, Pongola District; Eastern Cape NGO Coalition ECNCOC; Western Cape Department of Education (systemic partner)