Rapid Entrepreneurship Development
that Cost-Effectively and Sustainably
Creates New Businesses at Scale.

Made in Africa for Africa and Proven in Africa

Our Entrepreneurship Development Programme

Made in Africa, for Africa, and Proven in Africa

We make entrepreneurial thinking and action-taking accessible to those who need it most in Africa through a unique and disruptive human-centric approach to entrepreneurship.

We Work With


We help governments create employment in record time through rapid entrepreneurship development that uplifts communities and grows local economies while saving time and cost.

Corporate CSI/CSR

We help corporates deliver better results with their CSI/CSR investments. If you need to develop lots of entrepreneurs, quickly and cost effectively to bring about a social change then we are the company to talk to.


We help NPOs and NGOs take their beneficiaries further. We empower their beneficiaries to become financially self-sustainable through their own business.

Individuals | Career 2 Entrepreneur

Many employed people are considering shifting from career to entrepreneur and it is scary. We help them shift from career to entrepreneur without risking everything. Reducing risk and worry increasing success.

Great News – We Are Finalists

2022 Africa Startup Ecosystem Builders Awards

The awards recognise excellence in Africa’s startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem and celebrate unsung heroes in ecosystem building who are individuals, communities, institutions, and organisations that have demonstrated innovation, excellence, outstanding achievement, and impact in advancing African entrepreneurship.

👉 Finalist Incubator of the Year – The Human Entrepreneur

👉 Finalist Startup Mentor of the Year – Willem Gous – Founder of The Human Entrepreneur

What People Achieve On This Programme

Woman Entrepreneur | 4 Weeks Ago Only Had a Business Idea, Now 4 Times Her Monthly Salary

Mpho, a woman entrepreneur, is one of the latest beneficiaries to go through the Rapid Job Creation. In 4 weeks, she went from idea to financially sustainable. Her business gives her a job, a better future and the ability to look after herself, her loved ones and her family.

Women Entrepreneur | Had a Struggling Business Now Makes Consistent Profits and Growing

The programme even works with existing businesses. When Florentinah came into the programme, her business was struggling, barely getting by. Now she makes healthy profits weekly and employs 3 other women. All in just 4 weeks. She was part of our women entrepreneurship development initiative.

Our Entrepreneurship Development Programme

Rapid Entrepreneurship Development Programme

The Rapid Entrepreneurship Development Programme is our flagship entrepreneurship development programme and is an Entrepreneurial Apprenticeship – Made in Africa, for Africa, and proven in Africa. We designed a disruptive and human-centric approach to develop entrepreneurs around the needs of necessity-driven entities, enabling people to become micro-business owners without external funding in 5 weeks and financially sustain themselves. We know how to develop entrepreneurs, fast!

Current and Past Partners

About Us

The Human Entrepreneur is a registered non-profit organisation in South Africa with a global vision of solving the unemployment crisis by helping people become self-employed through entrepreneurship training and building a business to become financially sustainable in weeks.