The business of shopping for Khayelitsha

Grocery shopping may get cheaper thanks to a new venture that helps people buy in bulk. Lakheni featured in CityPress, 13 August Read more here

South African company giving bulk buying power to low-income communities

How We Made it Africa talks to Lakheni about their prestigious nomination for the Innovation Prize for Africa. Full story here.

Innovation Prize for Africa Top Ten Nominee!

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for the Innovation Prize for Africa Award. Lakheni is one of 10 finalists, out of a total number of 2 530 entrants from across the African continent. We [...]

SA’s social enterprises falling through the cracks

Fin24 Article on challenges facing social enterprises Read more here

50 Buying groups have joined the Lakheni family!

We’ve reached 50 buying groups since starting out in February! And we’re growing every week. We thought this would be good time to stop and reflect on every single group that has jumped right in [...]

Thank You for Supporting Lakheni Creches!

This month, we delivered 8 lunch hampers to deserving creches in Khayelitsha, thanks to the generous support from our friends. This means that 240 children will able to have a warm lunch served [...]

How social entrepreneurs can turn caring into cash

Feature article in the GSB Alumni Newsletter Two GSB graduates turned social entrepreneurs say if you want to make a difference through business you need to stop looking for broken things to fix [...]

Meet Lakheni’s newest Team Member

  We’d like to introduce our newest team member, Nobantu Mkubukeli. She joins Lakheni as Community and Marketing Liaison. She brings with her significant counselling and community [...]

Growing up is hard to do

We have a brand, spanking new logo and website and we are excited! But our retired logo is so special to us. It represents where we started and it is bitter sweet to let it go. But go it must, [...]

AlphaCode, Merrill Lynch South Africa award 6 financial innovators R4m

Lakheni has been awarded seed funding of R 1 000 000 from Merrill Lynch South Africa in partnership with Alphacode. Read all about it here.

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