Elizabeth Mabitsela

Itekeng Burial Stokel

Assisting each other in trying times

Thokozile Mnguni speaks to Itekeng Burial Society committee member, Elizabeth Mabitsela, about their plans and achievements.

Bulk buying

Stokvel bulk buying

Stokvels Get Better Deals at Wholesalers

Buying your groceries in bulk quantities from a local wholesaler can help you get a discounted price, which of course would translate into a tremendous saving for you.

This street has been nicknamed 'Millionaire Street' because of the upmarket properties that line up the street of this Eastbank section of Alexandra..JPG


The ladies of Ratanang

From struggling to make ends meet in their households, the stokvel association has transformed the lives of the 25 members of Ratanang who have managed to build the lavish lifestyles, writes Sipho Siso.

Tolbart Ngobese, chairman of Orlando East Jazz Stokvel in Soweto..JPG

Orlando East Stokvel

Financial Opportunities Abound in Stokvels

Soweto’s Orlando East Jazz Stokvel was launched in 2004 by a group of 20 members who began meeting during the first week of the month to contribute money that went into the pool savings account.

Members of the Boksburg Vosloorus Food & Beverage Association during one of their gathering in Vosloorus. (800x600).jpg

Stokvel culture

Stokvels for Community Upliftment

Stokvel concept has expanded to include a range of offerings that cover a broad spectrum of life needs. Money generated from stokvels can be put to good use by either starting or growing an existing business.