#SGWomen Female Founders Month with Paballo Moqoko, Maphano Mohapi, Mpona Semoli and Keketso N.

May 30, 2018, 4:00 – 6:30 PM

GRINDNATION, Opposite Dominos, Mokhoone Building, Moshoeshoe Rd, Industrial Area, Maseru, 100, Maseru, 100

Startup Grind Maseru is proud to host four amazing female founder in Lesotho , Paballo Moqoko, Maphano Mohapi , Mpona Semoli, Keketso Nthongoa and our guest Host Toby (From Mxxl Radio).

In-person event

About this event

Join us at Startup Grind Maseru as we Celebrate Female Founders by hosting Maphano Mohapi, Paballo Mokoqo, Mpona Semoli, Keketso Nthongoa and our guest Host Toby (From Mxxl Radio).

Female founders month, is held across the world by all Startup Grind Chapter in over 350 cities in 100 countries. The Month of May features and highlights female entrepreneurs and business owners.The format of the event, is outside the conventional fireside chat style that the chapter often presents its events as. This event will be held at GrindNation (Opposite Dominos Pizza), on Wednesday 30th May, from 6pm - 8:30pm.

Paballo Moqoko, CEO & founder of Dustbusters. This is a startup & social entrepreneurship structured as a cleaning company established in a bid to professionalize domestic cleaning services and economically empower impoverished women in #Lesotho. " More Info >> www.dustbustersafrica.com/about

Maphano Mohapi , She is an award winning entrepreneur with four years of experience in the beauty and rehabilitation industry. She is the founder and managing director of Phano Ea Bophelo Beauty and Rehab Spa, that not only provides traditional spa services but also includes a small cafe. Maphano is a hands-on entrepreneur, working as a nail technician, makeup artist, administrator, and supervisor for her business.

Mpona Semoli, Co-Founder & Director of Botanical Wares. Featured in Lioness Africa, winner of the Bacha Entrepreneurship Project, Botanical Wares (Pty) Ltd is a manufacturing company of organic skincare products and refined petroleum jelly. Registered in October 2015 but started operations in April 2017

Keketso Nthongoa, a model, graphic designer & founder & director of Maseru Fashion Week. Keketso Nthongoa is a Khubetsoana born freelance graphic designer who has worked with winimeds, epic printers & black hair organics. While also currently freelancing for epic printers, she is the in house graphic designer & founder of the Maseru Fashion Week, founded in 2017.

Host Toby (From Mxxl Radio), currently a radio presenter at Mxxl & founder aTobyEvent; an events management startup.



Check out what happened


  • Paballo Moqoko

    Dust Busters

    Founder and CEO

  • Maphano Mohapi

    Phano ea Bophelo

    Founder and MD

  • Mpona Semoli

    Botanical Wares.

    Co-Founder & Director

  • Keketso Nthongoa

    Maseru Fashion Week



  • Mathobatsi Sekoere




4:00 PMNetworking and Food
4:30 PMPanel Discussion
5:00 PMNetworking


  • Teboho Seboka

    Startup Grind Maseru

    Chapter Director

  • Thabiso Khotso

    Team Member

  • Litlama Limema

    Team Member


Maseru Business Club logo

Maseru Business Club

Maluti Plumbing logo

Maluti Plumbing

Lesotho Startups logo

Lesotho Startups

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