Sprout Africa Is A Start-Up Aimed At Assisting Small Holder Farmers To Actively Participate In The Agricultural Sector. Sprout Africa manages to solve critical business issues by combining its unique approach with a quality team. Through its consulting projects, the company showcases its core values: commitment, innovation, excellence and efficiency and what sets Sprout Africa apart is the ability to integrate these principles into each of its projects.
The company’s aim is to assist small-holder farmers to actively participate in the South African agricultural sector. Through offering access to markets opportunities and support services, it facilitates the development of African farmers and ensure the long-term sustainability of the agricultural sector.
Sprout Africa partners with its farmers to develop engaging business strategies, design high quality and scalable solutions that are sustainable, and are committed to providing the necessary guidance needed to take action. Sprout Africa creates value for its community based farmers, by maintaining and sustaining the following relationships. Its strategic vision is to become a leading and preferred supplier of professional services in the agricultural sector using knowledge, expertise and strengths in strategic and critical thinking to find integrated, innovative solutions for its clients.
The company was co-founded by Masabata Sebusi who is also the Head of Partnerships. Ms. Sebusi is an advocate for socio-economic development; she holds a Bcom in Accounting from the University of Free State and currently pursing a Post Graduate Diploma In Financial Planning Law. Masabata’s role is vital as she is responsible for ensuring the financial sustainability of Sprout Africa, by maintaining key relationships with stakeholders.
The company was also co-founded by Tumelo Zondi who is also the Head of Training. Tumelo is very passionate about community development; She holds a Bcom degree in Entreprenuership from the University of the Free State. Ms. Zondi brings into the business four years of project and operations management experience which she obtained from her involvement various NGOs and social entreprises.
Shadei Lepholletsa also co-founded the company and she is also the Head of Recruitment. Ms.Lepholletsa is a community builder and considers herself as a strategic thinker; Shadei graduated from the University of the Free State with a Bsc in Genetics and Physiology. When Shadei is not advocating for women in business through the ABSA Accelerator program, Ms. Lepholletsa sits on various NGO boards.