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Sinbongile Mongadi

Sibongile Mongadi is a proud Sowetan entrepreneur and she serves as a Founder of start-up company named Uku’hamba 100% black youth women owned which its core business is Biotechnology and Healthcare Manufacturing. The company specializes in improving the living conditions of amputees living with disabilities.


  • Top25 Emerging Social Innovator across Africa for 2018 by Amex. -Transnet Entrepreneur 1st place Winner 2018.

  • Qualified to the semi-finals at Ekasi Township Entrepreneur 2018. Cape Town Startup boot camp 1st place Winner 2018.

  • 3rd place Winner Social Innovation Summit 2018. South Africa Innovation Summit HSRC Data Innovation Scientist 1st place Winner finalist 2018.

  • Top100 Young Independent Innovator 2018 in the SADC region Nominee

  • Top100 First Watch Entrepreneur Challenge Finalist 2019

  • Awarded a scholarship as one of the Change maker to represent South Africa for GAP 2019 in India

  • Top100 South Africa Shining Stars for Science & Technology 2019

  • Ingenious Faces Global Entrepreneurial Disruptor 2019

  • SanBio Innovative Entrepreneur SADC region 1st place 2019