ShapeShifter

Meet Charmaine Mabuza, the shy entrepreneur who wants us all to play the lottery

Charmaine Mabuza is the Managing Director and co-founder of ITHUBA, South Africa’s new lottery operator.

ITHUBA MD Charmaine Mabuza caught the “entrepreneurship bug” while working in various family owned businesses.

I am very shy. I like to stay behind the scenes.

Charmaine Mabuza (MD of lotto operator ITHUBA)

Charmaine Mabuza is well-known for her Directorship of WIPHOLD, the first black female-owned company to list on the JSE.

ITHUBA MD Charmaine Mabuza is the founder and former CEO of social grant distributor Empilweni Payout Services.

If you haven’t played the Lotto, I guarantee that you will play in the coming years!

Charmaine Mabuza (MD of lotto operator ITHUBA)

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We’re offering all the same games as the previous lottery operator.

Charmaine Mabuza (MD of lotto operator ITHUBA)

We don’t have any influence whatsoever over the distribution of the lottery’s money.

Charmaine Mabuza (MD of lotto operator ITHUBA)

Our appointment has nothing to do with political connections, but about the solutions we offer.

Charmaine Mabuza (MD of lotto operator ITHUBA)

My mother – a single mom – had a huge influence on me. She supported us as a township hawker.

Charmaine Mabuza (MD of lotto operator ITHUBA)

WIPHOLD influenced a lot of women. Women can work together if there’s a common purpose and if the strategy is clear.

Charmaine Mabuza (MD of lotto operator ITHUBA)

I didn’t have the privilege to study at a formal institution.

Charmaine Mabuza (MD of lotto operator ITHUBA)

You must support yourself with technically competent people.

Charmaine Mabuza (MD of lotto operator ITHUBA)

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