Catalyst 52

Let’s create a society that cares

We're looking at mental health awareness, how it affects people, and how they have coped with it. We review Brenè Brown's book Rising Strong, how we can lessen our impact on the environment, and what food insecurity really looks like in South Africa.

Companies We Like

Shai Boi Project Management

The meaning of this entrepreneur’s tattoo will shock you

Mabusang Malotane of Shai Boi Project Management is a vivacious, ambitious woman who lights up any room she is in. Many people don't know that the tattoo on her chest represents a time of darkness that she and her daughter fought to overcome.

Partner Content


BoostMe360 connects employers with motivated job seekers

Gone are the days of the Dark Ages and searching for jobs on Gumtree. BoostMe360 is an online platform that connects small business owners with motivated job-seekers.

Mentor Talk

Catalyst 52

Top mentors dish the dirt on how to survive business

Running a small business is no easy task and small business owners are often expected to just roll with the punches. The Fetola Mentors jumped in and offered a few golden nuggets on maintaining your physical and mental wellbeing. Take notes!

Going Green

Catalyst 52

6 simple ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Sunny Morgan of Enerlogy is climate activist and social entrepreneur. You won't catch this man beating around the bush when it comes to reducing your carbon footprint. What's your excuse?

Say What?

Catalyst 52

What do you know about food insecurity?

Leonie Joubert's TEDx Talk about food insecurity in South Africa is not for the faint-hearted. Put down your Big Mac and watch this video. You won't regret it.


Rising Strong

Brenè Brown: Rising Strong

Brenè Brown's book, "Rising Strong' tackles uncomfortable issues head-on. Forget those complex, academic books about the human psyche. This book will help you grow and move into the future.
Fetola Office

Why heritage is different for everyone

The Fetola office is full of diverse heritage and culture and we dig it. We don't care where you're from - as long as you're lekker

Rieldans: A significant part of South African heritage

It's time to shine your dancing shoes, get out your best clothes, and find that red sand. Or any sand really. We wish we had known about Rieldans a long time ago - forget about squeaking some tekkie. We're going to Rieldans.

Boesmanrus: An authentic Khomani San experience

If you're looking for an exhilarating adventure filled with tracking, colourful culture, and authentic experiences then Boesnmanrus is the place for you. After all, a little fresh air never hurt anyone.

What does your heritage mean to you?

In this month's issue of Catalyst, we look at South African heritage in all its forms. From Rieldans, being a Keeper of the Kumm to an authentic Khomani San experience - we take you all over South Africa to get a taste of culture and heritage.
Legatron Electronics

How the Tholoana Programme transformed my business

Itumeleng Matshego of Legratron Electronics is a past participant of the SAB Foundation Tholoana Programme and a successful entrepreneur. Itumeleng discusses the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur and how this programme prepares you for the real world.