Sibongile Moabelo

Bachelor of Law  University of Natal
Diploma in Labour Law Graduate Institute of Management & Technology
Basic & Advanced Principles of Permaculture (Certificate)   Institute of Permaculture
Human Resource Management Certificate Damelin College
Female: South African citizen

Sibongile is an experienced labour practitioner, combining a strong corporate background in employment law with proven expertise in rural sustainable projects and business regulatory compliance. She is passionate about mentoring local small businesses, with focus on HR and business improvement initiatives and specialises in developing innovative HR solutions to complex problems associated with start – ups, small and micro enterprises resulting in business sustainability. She has set up and maintained innovative HR systems in various micro and small businesses and displayed expertise and understanding associated with leading ‘young’ businesses. Because of South Africa’s legislative framework, HR initiatives get infused with business solutions, resulting into tangible profitability, regulatory compliance and sustainability.

Sibongile successfully initiated sustainable community upliftment agri--projects in Cofimvaba District of Eastern Cape, with a major focus on the local youth. She co-developed Agri-Business for Learners (ABL) and Agri-Business for Communities (ABC) training and implementation programme for small-scale farmers through the school and in the community. She delivered and monitored and evaluated the implementation of successful learner agribusiness program, including designing learner material, extended he same program to the local adults, influenced St Marks and Qamata youth into entrepreneurial success by training, mentoring and supporting them.

As Zama Phakathi Foundation mentor, she offered business support and encouragement to youth entrepreneurs through a mentorship program and worked with the mentees who represented different industries including agriculture.