- Sector: Social enterprise
- Residence: South Africa
Kgatlhanye is the co-founder of Rethaka; a social enterprise that produces durable schoolbags from plastic bags. Each bag is fitted with a solar panel that can be used as a light come night-time to ensure that schoolkids always have their homework up to date. Kgatlhanye recently gave a talk at TEDxDonauinsel in Austria and, along with Rethaka cofounder Rea Ngwane, is a finalist at this year’s Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards.