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Mentec is known for training and placing candidates/beneficiaries in jobs!

Mentec Foundation is the first ICT NGO with a PBO status (Section 18) to bring ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) training in townships and rural South Africa.

Who we are

Mentec Foundation is an NPO founded in 2006, Mentec Group in 2010 focusing on Industry Specific ICT, BPO, Portable Skills (Public Works Programmes) and Entrepreneurship skills. A global aspirant African company with an aim to become a leader in Africa. Mentec Foundation has created work opportunities for more than 12 000 beneficiaries since inception and continues to provide enterprise development solutions to Corporate South Africa and Government

Having had managed successful training and mass placement/job creation programmes in all 9 South African provinces with companies such as Accenture, Britehouse (Dimension Data), City of Johannesburg Municipality, City of Ekurhuleni Municipality, Goldfields Logistics, Rockefeller Foundation, Vodacom, Absa Barclays , EWC, Corporate Signature and MICT SETA, to mention a few, Mentec runs programmes for the following sectors :

  • ICT Sector
  • Mining Sector
  • Agriculture Sector
  • Banking sector
  • Government (Public Works framework)
  • Logistics sector
  • Retail & Property Development
  • Development of Enterprise & New Venture Creation

Over the years Mentec has been a CSI (Corporate Social Investment) delivery partner to industry leaders. This has been made possible by our niche rural and township development programs and our ability to secure economic opportunities for our beneficiaries

  • Key differentiator: Mentec trains for specific job and enterprise development opportunities
  • Key record: 98% average successful job and industry specific opportunity creation rate for our beneficiaries and 100% Development of Enterprise success rate
  • Key value add and innovations to Development of Enterprise: Global competitive Industry driven curriculums, technologies delivered to ordinary African youth in townships and rural South Africa and a 100% employment / entrepreneurship creation model and an end to end Development of Enterprise solution with proven track record. Mentec’s units such as the Tender Room , DACE (Digital Applications Centre for Entrepreneurs), Got Game (powered by Britehouse), Apps Factory and Youth Works for entrepreneurs (powered by Microsoft) as well as Mentec Recruit & ED Contracting ( also known as Fambani Corporate Signature) blends to provide better entrepreneurs from our programme. Our mentorship, support and commercialisation programme for entrepreneurs is unique and globally competitive
  • Key global partners: Rockefeller Foundation (USA) and EFE (Spain)
  • Key local funding partners: Absa Bank, Accenture, MICT Seta, Britehouse (Dimension Data), Microsoft SA
  • Key strategic partners: City of Johannesburg Municipality, City of Ekurhuleni Municipality, Ipcoweb, Beehive, SAP, NYDA, Department of Labour, Department of Social Development (KZN), Ecruit Consulting, Got Game
  • Ownership : 100% black owned
  • Non-Executive Board: Mentec also has an independent Non Executive Board.