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Calvin Mathibeli beats the odds

Founder of Calvin and Family Group (CFG), Calvin Mathibeli , is a true definition of the saying that a situation doesn’t maketh a man. This former garden boy is a innovative entrepreneur who has successfully run multiple businesses with his family group business for the past 17 years.

Mathibeli started out as a cell phone repairer, in order to cover the cost of his Diploma in Taxation and Accounting at the Durban University of Technology in 2006, a year after starting CFG. CFG which specialises in residential development has a diverse range of subsidiaries; all striving to provide innovative service solutions and products to meet the unique and dynamic needs of its customers in society.

With a tagline ‘Step forward and lead the innovation’ – the company has remained true to the principles on which it was founded over the years: creating opportunities for our people and delivering exceptional work, for our success shall remain a service to our people.

Calvin Mathibeli was recently honored with the 2016 National Entrepreneur Champion Award at the South African Small Business Awards.

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