LESA Communications

Specialist communications support for entrepreneurs, social enterprises, start-ups and NGOs

LESA Communications is uniquely placed to present your enterprise in a way that will reach the hearts of the communities you serve and convince your supporters, donors and investors of the vital nature of your work.

Comms strategy plans

Communications Strategy

Brand and Visual Identity

Content Creation

Digital and Tech Services

Communications components

Our Collaborative Approach

Working with you

LESA Communications is a South African-based communications agency that supports entrepreneurs, social innovators and non-profits across Africa and beyond. We understand the intricacies of systems change that drives social innovators to make a difference. Valuing the importance of what you do, we are eager to be your best cheerleaders!

Our approach is collaborative. We work alongside you to refine your messaging, ensuring it is compelling, coherent and impactful. Your stories matter and need to be heard.

Our Services

Communications strategy specialists

Communications strategy

Develop a solid plan for your communications strategy

Strategy and plans (campaigns, social media, projects)

Reputation management

Crisis communications

Social media training

Key audience analysis
Guidance on the best channels and tools to use
Brand and Visual Identity Strategy Advise

Brand and Visual Identity

Create a distinctive brand to connect with your audience

Corporate identity and brand guidelines

Logo design
Business cards (print and digital)
Photography, graphic design and illustration
Infographics and icons
Newsletters, brochures, flyers, reports, books, toolkits
Template design (press releases, marketing graphics, PowerPoint presentations)
Content Creation services

Content Creation

Engage with your community through well-crafted and presented content

Writing and editing (in British or American English, French and Swahili)

Concept development and content creation

Creating compelling storytelling for websites, blogs, social media, newsletters, marketing materials
Copyediting of books and reports
Crafting effective press releases
Assisting with funding proposals
Editing for podcasts and livestreams
Digital Design Services

Digital Design and Tech Services

Maximise your online presence to work for you

Website design, development, updating
Social media management, templates and design
Search engine optimisation (SEO)
UX (user experience) best practices
NEW Data strategy for your enterprise (systems, law, quality, visualisation, analysis)
NEW Algorithmic thinking
NEW Blockchain basics overview

NEW Online safety

NEW Navigating the AI landscape
NEW Selecting the right technology for your needs

Testimonials

What people say about our work

LESA profile - Tech Matters Website
LESA profile - Africa's Business Heroes Coffee Table Book
LESA profile - 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People website
LESA profile - Catalyst 2030 Logo and Branding
LESA profile - Love Story website
LESA profile - Homeless World Cup Report
LESA profile - Connect Safely Website
LESA profile - Aselo Logo, Branding and Graphics
LESA profile - CCW website
LESA profile - Catalysing Change Week branding
LESA profile - Terraso website
LESA profile - Financing Transformation Report
LESA profile - Catalyst 2030 Awards
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Over the past four years, the LESA team has played a pivotal role in establishing our brand identity. LESA Communications reliably delivers their work on time to a consistently high standard of service excellence.

— Jeroo Billimoria

Co-founder and Chief Facilitator Catalyst 2030, Founder Aflatoun, Founder Child Helpline International, and serial social entrepreneur

In addition to doing so much of the comms day-to-day and project work, they also act as our outsourced comms director, helping us stay on program, develop story pitches and work with media outlets to cover our work. All while meeting the typical tight deadlines and at a surprisingly affordable cost.

— Jim Fruchterman

Founder and CEO Tech Matters, Founder and former CEO Benetech

The LESA team is on-time, on-budget, creative and original in their thinking. Hire them!

— Loyiso Dotwana

President Nelson Mandela Bay Chamber of Business, Director Afrimat, Director Hyprop Ltd, Director Flambard Capital, Founder & Chair Iliso Consulting

I am very impressed with the quality of LESA Communications with the readability and visual presentation of materials online and in hard copy, and grateful for their advice on communications organising and strategy. I recommend them to others!

— Steve Waddel

Founder BounceBeyond, Founder and Co-lead SDG Transformation Forum

The LESA workshop was excellent… It brought a lot of aha moments for those entrepreneurs who are not using social media. Thank you so much for your time and empowering our Foundation entrepreneurs.

— Luvuyo Rani

Founder Silulo Technologies and Silulo Foundation

Very good at working across cultures and especially at deeply understanding the way to communicate between global north and global south and vice versa.

— Colin McElwee

Co-founder, Worldreader and Catalyst 2030

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