Rethabile Shale

Free State Sunday Heroes

Nominee's Province:
Free State


Project Name/Description:
Setsoto Shale Business Group

More info:

Rethabile Shale (26) is a young entrepreneur from Thaba Nchu and he is a dedicated youngster whose companies are bridging the gap for his community. He is a middleman who provides services for his community and he is also playing a role of helping the needy with basic needs. Through his holding company, Setsoto Shale Business Group, Shale as the CEO specialises in professional shoe cleaning, hair salons, fresh produce market and courier services he had been running his businesses since 2018. He studied financial information system and he honed his skills at various companies. However, as an aspiring businessman, he is focused on providing goods services to his community so that residents need not travel long distances for essential goods. He has created at least 20 jobs for locals and aims to employ more community members. He is also a philanthropist as he donates soccer balls and kit to the local football club every year. “The primary reason I started this business is to help my community in alleviating poverty through youth employment and reasonable pricing of goods. I noticed that poverty was the root of most of the socioeconomic issues in my community,” says Shale.


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