AFIN provides strategic advisory for policies, programs and initiatives that contribute to the greater financial inclusion of consumers and organisations on the continent. We engage with public institutions, private companies, and finance professionals to create a financially sustainable environment for consumers.
Founder + Managing Director
Zviko is a finance professional with over ten years of experience in local and international private and non-profit environments. He has a Masters Degree in Financial Management from Drake University. He has served as MD of Operation HOPE South Africa, and Director of Wealth Creators.
I believe in the African Dream, a better life is possible for each of us on the continent if we are armed with knowledge, opportunity and desire for greatness. My goal is to make this a reality for as many people as possible.
Tinstwalo is from Pimville, Soweto. She is an ambitious and goal driven person who aspires to grow the knowledge of previously disadvantaged individuals by facilitation of finance concepts. She want you to understand how to use the money they have for now and the future.
Let's teach young people how to build small businesses and how to build their communities and let's then help them make the world's economy grow.
Njabulo is from Nkandla, KZN. While he is working in the financial inclusion sector he hopes to change the mindset of community members by teaching them finance and entrepreneurship.
I understand that we are all in need of money but people must understand how to handle R1 so that they are able to grow it to have R2. A lack of understanding of handling finances often will result in people being in overwhelming debt, I am here to change that.
Chloe is born and raised in Klipspruit West, in Johannesburg South. She is a young black girl with the potential to help change and shape the future of many millennials in Southern Africa. Chloe has only one goal in mind, to make an impact, she wants to make a difference in underserved communities around Johannesburg.
I imagine a South Africa run by young people who are focused on expanding and growing economic wealth. It starts with the simplicity of wealth creation and financial literacy.
Petros is from the informal settlement of Finetown south of Johannesburg. An area where crime is at it's highest, where 90% of youth are unemployed, 40% don't have Matric and many live with no hope. Petros hopes one day to be an investment banker, one of his biggest dreams is to see young people with hope for a better future, for young people to create employment for themselves.
I am hoping to enrich the community I am from through financial education and to inspire each child that it is possible to achieve your goals in life. No matter how unattainable they may seem.
Nqobile "Junior" Rikhotso
Nqobile was born and raised in Emndeni, Soweto and his career aspirations are to build a name for himself by doing well in Entrepreneurship and Finance. I aim to inspire and change lives through my involvement in financial inclusion.
I enjoy sharing the experiences that I have with people and also learn from the experiences they share with me and that’s why I’m doing the work that I do with great eagerness and determination.