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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Lakheni: 3rd Place Winners, SAB Foundation Innovation Awards 2015

Not only have we received R400 000.00 in seed capital, we have also been granted ongoing business consulting support from the SAB Foundation. We are extremely grateful to the SAB Foundation, for [...]

Global innovators being launched from UCT GSB

  This is the third consecutive year that UCT GSB’s Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship has had teams in the finals, and the second year that teams have won awards at [...]

Our Promo Video

We are so excited about our promo video. Have a look at it here to find out more about Lakheni. We couldn’t have done it without our friends at Bench Films, we are very grateful for their [...]

Lakheni: Global Social Venture Competition Semifinalist, London 2015

After winning the Student Venture Competition held at UCT Graduate School of Business, Team Lakheni is off to compete in the Global Social Venture Competition, the world’s premier social business [...]