It was regretful that stokvel and burial society leaders did not make comments on the Treasury Budget 2014. The budget represents a critical aspect of the way in which national resources are being spent.
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.
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.