We aim to grow beyond the borders that have been set.

NPO Reg No: 2018/ 539554/ 08


To create a platform where holistic development takes place and the
individual as well as the business are both grown.

AGBC`s Mission

The AGBC process is completely voluntary. The old saying of leading
a horse to the water is still applicable when considering the process
of positive change. All participants are mentored and equipped with
all the tools needed, self-activation and initiative is an integral part to
the success of the process.


Derrick Vilakazi (Founder and CEO)
Cell : (072) 552 6731

Lungisile Langa (Chairperson)
Cell : (073) 030 9792

Vusi Mhlanga (Deputy Chair)
Cell : (083) 544 9263

Isabel Grobler (General Secretary)
Cell : (084) 620 5909


Abantu Global Business Connex is a Non-Profit Organization established to
promote and encourage economic independence among young
entrepreneurs by building them up and equipping them with the skills,
contacts and knowledge that will set them apart. Creating opportunities for
business development and empowerment to grow a Township Economy
Our current SME base consists of 30 Entrepreneurs from various industries
including catering, cleaning, construction, agriculture and couture design.
We would like to assist them in achieving their dream of growing their
business by using various programs, events, strategic alliances and
community based partnerships.

The Process 


The success of the AGBC Process is dependent on the commitment of the various Participants. During this time the Participants have an opportunity to present
their businesses or ideas to the Board. Upon Acceptance, the code of conduct is presented should thé Participants decide to fully commit to the process. The aim of the Induction is to win the commitment of participants and create a clear understanding of the process and expectations during this time. This ensures accountability from all parties involved.

Life Skills

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Various Skills Programs are Available:

  • Adult Education & Training
  • Soft Skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Business Management
  • Business Finance
  • Business Ethics
  • Marketing

After being equipped with all the necessary tools, participating SME’s are partnered with companies, who will take their training further through Mentorship, while providing various possible business opportunities.


This is an important step Celebrating Participants that have completed the foundational training. As a reward their ongoing commitment, assistance is
provided to set up a website using no cost platforms. Participants are then also placed on a Reliable Service Providers list’ that is circulated to all partner
companies and published on our website.


Regular Contact and updates with participants assist the AGBC Team to ensure that SMEs continue to grow and use challenges to their advantage. The AGBC
Team is constantly available to advise on various issued faced by the SMEs, while independence is strongly supported.


Derrick Vilakazi (Founder and CEO)
Cell : (072) 552 6731

Lungisile Langa
Cell : (073) 030 9792

Vusi Mhlanga
Cell : (083) 544 9263

Isabel Grobler
Cell : (084) 620 5909

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