Meet Organizers

The Agency is Administered by a thirteen member Executive Committee which Includes the following Members who are not yet listed: Industry Secretariat Chairpersons: Chele Thabo Chele, Limpho Pelei

Ntsane Lepholisa


Heads the Executive Committee and Chairs YEDA-EC meetings

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Katleho Mabeleng

1ST VICE PRESIDENT: Business Creation

Heads and Implements the Startup Ignition Objective of the Agency

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Tlalane Mapota

2ND VICE PRESIDENT: Institutional Support

Heads and oversees Agency programs and leads on policy directions with other stakeholders

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Dr. Oriel Phehlane

3RD VICE-PRESIDENT: Business & Organisational Finance

Heads and is responsible for resource mobilization and allocation within the Agency

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Rabele Walter Mangaliso Makakole


Leads the official correspondence and representation of the Agency as a legal entity

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Kholu Liphoto


Heads the Finanicial & Accounts affairs of the Agency and serves as the pecuniary custodian of Agency-Donor funds

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Lebohang Ramosajana


Leads the stakeholder and public relations management for the Agency and coordinates the programs communications from the Executive arm of the Agency to the public

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Molantoa Edward Letlisa


Collectively shares the official correspondence and representation of the Agency as a legal entity with SG

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Relebohile Makhoebe

INDUSTRY SECRETARIAT CHAIRPERSON: Real Estate Development, Construction and Mining

Leads, and chairs YEDA Industrial Secretariat on issues relating to youth participation in Real Estate , Mining & Infrastructure Development in Lesotho

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Kefuoe Motsoko

INDUSTRY SECRETARIAT CHAIRPERSON: Retail and Merchandise, Agriculture and Food Processing

Leads and Chairs the Main retailing and trading industry as well as Agriculture and FMCG industry entrepreneurship initiatives and related programs within the Agency

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Agnes Tale Molefi

INDUSTRY SECRETARIAT CHAIRPERSON: Hospitality and Creative Industries

Leads and Chairs the vast industry of Tourism, Hospitality & Creativity within the Agency and is responsible for related youth entrepreneurship programs

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