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Busani Textiles

Busanitextiles is a division of Busani Clothing Enterprise Pty Ltd and founded by CEO Nkululeko Lehapa in 2020, Busanitextiles, a specialised textiles manufacturing business that produces high quantity hospital linen and school uniforms, was born in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which dealt a severe blow to his core retail business.

The manufacturing business – which falls under the Busani Clothing Enterprises umbrella, is the sister company to Busanimen, a retail business that provides tailor-made day-to-day corporate wear and clothing for special occasions. The textiles business also services the education sector. Majority of these schools are based in townships or areas with minimal resources and their mission is to become a trusted manufacturer of affordable, quality uniforms, catering for learners in disadvantaged areas.

Nkukuleko is currently working on securing contracts with corporate partners so that they can create a consistent and stable stream of income that will allow them to expand, and service new markets.

About the owner

Nkululeko Lephapa is a clothing and textiles entrepreneur, he started Busani Clothing Enterprise Pty Ltd at the tender age of 19 for means of survival. While studying a BSC in Applied Maths and Economics, Nkululeko was facing financial exclusion.

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