Wednesday inspiration: Kelebogile Motsa #TreatsByKele


As a Public Relations and Communications graduate, Kelebogile Motsa has always had a number of hobbies under her belt. One of these hobbies happened to be baking, cupcakes to be precise. Baking for family and friends has always been something Kelebogile does in her spare time, when she is not focusing on her other duties in the corporate world. Treats by Kele was developed after friends and family encouraged and gave Kelebogile a push to use her cupcake talents to make extra pocket money.MickeyandminniecupcakesInitially, the business started small and was referred to as Cupcakes by Kele. The cupcakes were sold mostly to close friends and family. Using her PR and Communications background, Kelebogile started promoting and publicizing the cupcakes on different social media. The business received attraction from different people and really started growing. Kelebogile Motsa says “I really never saw this blooming the way it did. People kept on telling me I have a talent and I should use it. I am so busy now and it feels so good to see something I am this passionate about grow this way. To see that all the sleepless nights are worth it. Receiving the excitement from the clients when they receive their treats”.



Startups and entrepreneurship is an ever growing avenue amongst the youth of South Africa, this is something Kelebogile is really proud of being a part of. In late June, Kelebogile decided to expand her business and rebrand it to the now, Treats by Kele. Which also offers cakes and other treats for different occasions. “At the moment, all my skills are self-taught. I will however keep growing my craft and perfect some of my other skills. I want to eventually be the number one stop spot for all event treats and needs” says Kelebogile.


Although most people order treats from Kele for specific events, she also offers her delicious treats to those who simply want to spoil themselves or their loved ones. Cupcakes offered range from the simply delicious vanilla/chocolate, to the decadent Oreo and Ferrero Roche cupcakes. All cupcakes and cakes can be themed accordingly were possible.The Soweto based business promises to continue growing and eventually expand into other ventures such as corporate partnerships and fun cupcake building stalls for birthday parties. Kelebogile shows enthusiasm and passion in her craft and really believes that as a young individual in this business, the possibilities are endless.


“Building up on your dreams with action can be one of the greatest things you can do for yourself. I always stood behind the crowd and never realized my full potential. Now that I am doing what I love, it feels so good! ”, says Kelebogile. Contact can be made via email on to learn more about the different prices on offer and to place orders. Delivery can also be done around Johannesburg and surrounding areas. Treats by Kele promises to always deliver yumminess not just for the tummy but for the eyes as well.



Like the Treats by Kele Facebook page on and also view some of the yummy treat posts on her personal Instagram page, @Atlehang.

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