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Ifa lethu annual report 2012/13 9 Consultants Consultants are the life blood of Ifa Lethu. With such a small compliment of permanent staff (4), our work in Repatriation, Global Advocacy, Training and Development of Creative Entrepreneurs, Marketing, and local and international Exhibitions would be just a dream. Each of them brings their extensive knowledge, experience and expertise to the many Ifa Lethu projects held each year. This business model allows us to control costs, keep to budgets and achieve our goals. As the best-of-breed in their sectors, we enjoy the exchange and transfer of skills they afford to our learners and all stakeholders. Alice Tindall Grobler Alice is a Lecturer in Fine Arts at the Tshwane University of Technology. She is a Textile Design and Technology expert, and holds a Magister Technologiae Textile Design and Technology, 2005, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) (cum laude); Baccaluareus Technologiae Textile Design and Technology, 1999 (TUT); and is the winner of several textile competitions. She assists the Ifa Lethu Foundation in product development for community-craft projects in rural areas, ensuring their international quality and market readiness for foreign markets. Judith Shoniwa Judith started as an Intern Incubator Manager at Ifa Lethu and is now a Business Consultant training the Ifa Lethu participants on how start and grow their businesses. Judith has a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship from the University of Pretoria, and a Marketing degree from the University of Zimbabwe. She has been consulting with small and medium enterprises around Gauteng for the past three years. “Working on the Ifa Lethu projects has been an exciting experience as I have had the opportunity to work with talented youths who are creative,” she says. Judith has also worked on the Mamelodi and Soweto youth entrepreneurship projects, where she took them through the Start Your Business training program. She has also worked with the Mhlanga ladies who are currently making beads and crafts to explore new avenues and markets for their businesses. Petrus (Pa t) Mothsweneng Pat is a veteran Project Manager having managed a project at the Cradle of Human Kind for the Siyasiza Trust. He currently manages the Creative Hands Phase 2 project of craft production in Ngove, where the main aim of the project is to equip 15 rural youth crafters with the skills to sell and market their own products. Pat holds a BA from the University of Limpopo, Turfloop campus, and a degree in Change Facilitator Management at UNISA . He holds a certificate as a Skills Development Facilitator, is certified in Training the Trainer with the ICN International Communications network and has a diploma in Project management from Executive Education. Bette Kun Bette Kun has been the PR and Marketing Consultant for Ifa Lethu since 2005. As a Marketing Communications professional Bette has worked both locally and globally on a diverse range of projects and clients and brings this extensive experience to bear on the strategic direction of Ifa Lethu. With strengths in the global IT sector, Bette worked in the USA for 5 years before returning to South Africa to head up a local full-service PR agency. It was during this time that Ifa Lethu was conceived, launched and positioned as the country’s most successful heritage organisation. Bette works closely with Ifa Lethu’s CEO to strategise and plan the Foundation’s awareness and positioning – whether it be in


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