Free To Grow roots, FTG, FTG journey

“A tiny seed can grow into a big tree.”

African proverb

Mmatjatji Edelstein (Ramaphala)

Mmatjatji joined Free To grow in 2008. Her dynamic and energetic personality, coupled with her passion for people,
make her an excellent and inspiring facilitator. Mmatjatji Edelstein, Director, Free To Grow


Mmatjatji facilitates extensively in the field of Employee Engagement, Leadership Development and Emotional Intelligence. Working with numerous blue-chip companies, such as ABSA, Imperial, Discovery, Assupol, Woolworths and TFG – she has received the highest acclamation. Drawing on her qualifications in Drama and Education and an extensive background in Theatre and the Performing Arts, Mmatjatji brings energy, dynamism and excellent communication skills to the training room.


Mmatjatji is one of the facilitators selected to present training to Free To Grow clients outside of South Africa.  So far she has presented training for MillwardBrown in Kenya and Dubai, for UNICEF in Ethiopia and for TFG Africa in Botswana.


Mmatjatji is currently completing her third degree – this time majoring in Psychology through UNISA.