Thulani MatyeniFOUNDER

“Thulani is the Founder of KWC and Thulani is the person who first came up with the Kids Who Code concept. While in Grade 11 he became a touch typing tutor. He studied ICT on a bursary and went on to become the Amy Biehl Foundation’s IT Technician. He frequently reaches out to the needy and desperate and thus spreads the message of hope to the hopeless.

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Kylie is a dynamic business executive and social entrepreneur. Her core functions at KWC involve strategic development and course co-ordination. She obtained a B.Sc. degree from Stellenbosch University and has, over the duration of her educational years, received a host of sporting and academic accolades. These include being the recipient of The Cronje Trophy for General Service, as well as the Standard Bank Trophy for Versatility.  Kylie’s passion to facilitate education began in high school, where she formed tutor groups for her peers.  A spark was ignited to further engage in the upliftment of the underprivileged.  This culminated in her developing and implementing remedial programmes for children in need  – “The learning Revolution”.

While Kylie enjoys dealing with the corporate aspect of KWC, it is her passion for using education as an implement to better the lives of others, which really drives her.

The position of director includes but is not limited to, strategic development and course co-ordination, business operations, financial management, as well as public liaison.