The SIkhula Sonke team
MEET our board
Mdebuka holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from the University of Cape Town, a Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Management, and an NQF Level 4 Early Childhood Development Certificate.
Mdebuka is also a fully qualified Level 5 Assessor. He is highly knowledgeable and practiced and has several years of experience as an ECD development officer, coordinator and facilitator. He has led Sikhula Sonke for more than 10 years.
Evan is the Chairman of the board of Sikhula Sonke and was the managing director of Yuppiechef, one of South Africa's leading ecommerce retailers, and before that, a director of Cape Union Mart where he oversaw the group services portfolio including IT, marketing and human resource development.
Evan holds three degrees including an MBA, Bachelor of Business Science (Marketing) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Management), all from the University of Cape Town.
Janet is Sikhula Sonke’s financial manager and the company secretary.
She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and has served the NGO for more than 10 years.
Jenny is a Tax Manager at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (ENS) and holds a Bachelor of Business Science (LLB) degree, a Post Graduate Diploma in Tax, and is an Advocate of the High Court of SA.
Jenny has served on the board for more than 5 years.
Sindiswa Cindy Dapula
Cindy serves as an ECD Community Liaison on the board of Sikhula Sonke ECD. She is an experienced and qualified ECD principal with ECD management and ECD level 5 qualifications.
Cindy runs Little Star, a registered Educare Facility located in Ilitha Park in Khayelitsha, . She has been running her preschool for the past 10 years. Little Star employs five trained ECD practitioners.
Non Profit Company Number: 2003/010956/08
Date Established: 2001 | NPO Registration Number: 030-217 NPO
SARS PBO Registration Number: 930 004 377
Section 18A Registration: Yes | BBB-EE compliant: Yes