EBUKHOSINI SOLUTIONS is a community-based company specializing in Afrikan-centred solutions to social, political and cultural challenges. We specialise in education, training, knowledge production, leadership development and youth/community empowerment.
EBUKHOSINI SOLUTIONS is 100% Black-owned and Black-managed, and we provide our services from a genuinely Pan-Afrikan perspective, drawing solutions from Afrika’s vast history and wisdom, and making them relevant in a modern context. The company was founded in 2002 and has a solid track record of providing expertise in transformative approaches; creating Afrikan solutions to Afrikan problems.
“eBukhosini Solutions” means “house of royalty”. The name articulates our aspiration for the standards of excellent performance, ethical conduct and ambitious achievements we want to be representative of. We create practical solutions with awareness, dignity and drive.
The philosophy of EBUKHOSINI SOLUTIONS is to apply Afrikan-Centred perspectives on all levels: This means that we reason, propagate, draw from, contribute to and practice indigenous and contemporary Afrikan sources of literature, knowledge, science, history, oral wisdom, symbolism, philosophies and activism on all levels of our operations.
The overall objective of EBUKHOSINI SOLUTIONS is to promote education, awareness, skills development, political consciousness and cultural knowledge – and through this, contribute to community development by rendering services marked by efficient delivery, innovation and high quality standards.
OUR TARGET MARKET
At EBUKHOSINI SOLUTIONS we see our target market as a broad base of partners with whom we seek to collaborate for positive change, informed by Afrikan values. This may include community organizations, youth groups, families, educational institutions, correctional facilities, advocacy groups, corporations, government offices, international bodies, commercial entities, public departments, schools, NGOs and faith based organizations. We also offer mentorship, counselling and advice on an individual basis.
The People that make eBukhosini possible
BABA A. O. BUNTU
Area of specialization: Social entrepreneurship, methodology development, political and cultural philosophy, lecturing, educational training, mentorship and project management.
Bio: Baba Buntu holds a Master Degree in Philosophy of Education, a Bachelor Degree in Social Work and Diplomas in Developmental Studies and Group Therapy. Starting out as a social entrepreneur in 1994, he has founded numerous community programs and been engaged in transformative work both locally and internationally. He has written for several publications and is dedicated to Afrikan youth empowerment. Buntu is currently a PhD candidate with University of South Africa.
Area of specialization: Indigenous Knowledge Systems, training, personal development and project coordination.
Bio: Tebogo Buntu holds a B.A. in Human Resources Management and B.A. (Hons) in Indigenous Knowledge Systems. She has work experience from the Department of Science and Technology, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and South African Research Chair in Development Education. She also has vast experience from youth work, community outreach and cultural education. Buntu is currently doing Kemetic Yoga teachers training program. She is also studying for a Masters programme with University of South Africa in Philosophy of Education.
Administrator and Program Coordinator
Area of specialization: Administration, representation, outreach, cultural knowledge and project coordination.
Bio: Pitsi Ragophala has studied music business, event production, business management, political economy and is studying towards a B.A. in Teaching. As a qualified Coffee Barista he has developed Kahawa Club - an urban lifestyle concept. Ragophala specialises is an Afrikan Yoga instructor and is currently doing Kemetic Yoga teachers training program. He also specializes in cultural tour guiding. Ragophala has coordinated cultural and political events for many years and has a great interest in community development, Afrikan history, entrepreneurship and music.
Administrator and Program Coordinator
Area of specialization: Administration, writing, representation, socio-cultural knowledge and program development.
Bio: Siyabonga Lerumo holds a Bachelor in Journalism from Damelin College and has also studied TV production and Script Writing at AFDA. He has a strong interest in using media as an outlet for storytelling and education. In addition to investigative journalism and creative writing, Lerumo is an Afrikan Yoga instructor and is also passionate about community empowerment, Afrikan literature and political transformation.