Ntsiki Katase was born in Cape Town in October 1979. She went to school in Gugulethu and finished Grade 11. She never had the chance to go to tertiary level, but is hoping to have her matric. Katase works three days a week at Fettle Fox Clay Design, a part of Mhani Gingi’s network. She loves what she is doing there and has developed a strong relationship with the other women she works with. Her dream is to learn more about pottery so that one day she can open her own shop.