Meet our Pretoria Acting Regional MENtor:

Thando Malepe

Meet our MENtors team:

Laurie Morkel

Thembinkosi Ngema

Siphumuze Gama

Danie Pretorius

Boipelo Motlhatlhego

Trushil Rama


Thando Malepe -  Acting Regional Character & MENtor

Thando has a B.Com degree in Accounting, but a heart for community development. He is determined to change his community for the better, whether it’s running a small children’s ministry every Saturday or the proactive work he does organizing wheelchairs for those in need in his community.


He is an active member of Network of Caring and is working to procure more community members. He has a quiet demeanour and compassionate heart. He is enthusiastic and always helpful, willing to be accountable and takes instruction or guidance with an open heart. Thando is our MENtor Intake Coordinator and an active MENtor in the Johannesburg North Region.


Laurie Morkel -  MENtor

Laurie has been in the corporate environment for 40 years and MENtoring younger colleagues have been his forte. He is enthusiastic, energetic and a realistic-optimistic person. He is even-tempered, predictable and keeps his promises and commitments to people. He has a faith-bases worldview and highly respects and loves people of all ages and walks of life. He is a team-player and will constantly share all positive life-experiences with the younger generation.


Thembinkosi Ngema -  MENtor

I am a happily married man who has raised two young men who are currently raising my two granddaughters. I am very passionate about Mentoring and working with Vulnerable and Orphaned Children.

I love working with young boys and I am currently mentoring 4 boys of which 3 are from an Orphanage.I am a certified Life/ Transformation Coach and currently running a Zoom Program with Pre Teen Boys helping them to be rooted in Christ and bearing the fruits of the Spirit.

I have my own currency which is not affected my the Economy...
“Honest & Intergrity ”


Siphumuze Gama -  MENtor

Siphumuze is very passionate about young people and the great exciting potential they have in them. He is a firm believer that young people must focus on bringing out what is inside of them to realize their great potential.

Believing that the inside should influence the outside and not the other way around. MENtoring is an important part of countering the life challenges have on youth realizing their dreams and helps sharpen their God given talents and potential.


Danie Pretorius -  MENtor

Danie is working in the corporate IT environment with post graduate qualifications in the IT and Business fields. He loves nature and his happy place is in the bush around a fire enjoying all aspects of nature. His professional hobby is in the video production world where he is involved in filming and video editing events especially multicamera music concerts and shows.

He has a strong moral character, he treats others with courtesy and respect. He communicates easily and effectively and establishes a definite rapport with people around him. He is an outstanding leader in his church’s youth-ministry that moves every person forward he interacts with. He focuses strongly on using positive aspects and talent in any individual’s life to motivate and encourage them, especially the younger generation.


Mentoring-by-example is one of his strong beliefs.  His life testifies of great commitment and endurance. His dedication and enthusiasm are well recognised.  Honesty, commitment, respect and humbleness form the moral building blocks of his life. His motivation and discipline contribute to his success in life.


Boipelo Motlhatlhego - MENtor

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead.

Boipelo’s approach to life is ensuring one always has the mindset to apply world class excellence in every endeavor they pursue, including in the area of mentoring and empowering young boys to reach their potential. His goal as a TCC mentor is to help equip young men with the tools and skills they need to thrive and become world changers.


Boipelo is an entrepreneur in the supply chain technology industry with significant experience in the corporate and business environments. He is also a former five-time South African triple jump champion, and keeps active through martial arts and golf.


Trushil Rama - MENtor


Trushil is a determined and hardworking accountant with experience in a number of different environments. He loves playing sports and being outdoors. He loves seeing people succeed and achieve their potential and wants to inspire everyone around him to do the best they can to achieve their goals and dreams. He is always willing to offer a helpful hand and gives 100% in everything that he does.


He lost his dad at a young age so he understands what it is like for boys growing up without a dad and understands the void that is left by this. He hopes to make this void a little bit smaller by using his experience to guide boys to become the best men they can be.