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Champion Men Stories

Lethabo Mokoena

Lethabo Mokoena is more than just an entrepreneur, he is a role model and an inspiration to so many in his community.

After graduating from university, Lethabo returned home and realised that many of the people he grew up with were unemployed and had very limited opportunities to find jobs. So, Lethabo started his own business, Walk Fresh, and began hiring the people in his community. Today, his successful sneaker cleaning enterprise boasts a staff compliment of four and is growing from strength to strength.

Apart from his responsibilities at Walk Fresh, he also supports his sister and grandparents that he lives with.

Carling Black Label salutes Champion men like Lethabo, who put in the effort and determination throughout the year.

Here's to Lethabo Mokoena, the man who started his own business and empowered his community.


Lesiba Kale

Lesiba Kale is a father of one. He is the epitome of compassion, sacrifice and selflessness.

His story begins in Limpopo, where he grew up with his mom and his seven siblings while his father worked and lived in Johannesburg to provide an ...


Fanie Jason

Fanie Jason grew up in communities across Cape Town where many graduate into a notorious gang or a life of crime.

Fanie, however, chose a different route and showed the people he grew up with that there can be more to life.

Fanie dr...