Vuleka is a grassroots economic development initiative focused on growing townships based businesses (both formal & Informal).

Through our Vuleka App we facilitate bulk purchases of goods sold by township based businesses. Our large network of township based businesses form a collective purchase power that will enable us to negotiate better deals when buying in bulk.

We pass this saving onto the traders. The orders then get delivered to them, saving them time and money. The app is linked to a virtual wallet meaning that purchases are cashless. The Vuleka App has 2 user interfaces, one for the the business owner where he makes the orders/purchases and pays for them with the virtual wallet after delivery. Youth Marketers to play an instrumental role to assist business owners who aren’t tech savvy, and educate them to take orders and educate them on stock management. .

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Owning the distribution pipeline, we can partner to provide insights, on strategy in understanding the township business mindset, while merging needs with the consumer, and create employment for the unemployed...a holistic economical participation within the informal economy

We offer various services through our Vuleka Platform to strategically position brands and private sector to effectively participate within this industry valued at over R120 billion (according to StatsSA)

Our approach is multifacet - outlet owners can order on the app or through our Youth Marketers and get stock delivered to them for free at a discounted rate

Our app allow the community member to purchase goods at a township business, through a virtual wallet, making it safe and easy for township business owner to trade, offering brands the opportunity to market their products, do surveys and get real time data on what consumers think, run various promotions through Vuleka and reap the benefits

Through TOWNSHIP TOURS - we offer clients the opportunity to spend a day at various township businesses, trade with them, understand their struggles and be at a better position to improve your service to best cater for them


VULEKA currently boast a catalogue of products from various suppliers, JCJ Sweets, SUZ Foods, and have ongoing negotiations with other various manufacturers

VULEKA has partnered with GEP (Gauteng Enterprise Propeller), Gauteng Province, City of Joburg, Tshimologong Business Precinct and Innovation Hub

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