About Us

Awali Net is a concept established by Awali Solutions

Awali Net

About Awali Net

Awali Net, unlike a typical internet café, it provides a unique platform for communication, learning through the medium of internet and large format printing.
Awali net is a solution for most graduates, students , job seekers’ wants and needs ,these needs are access to the methods of communication and volumes of information now available on the internet ,access to affordable internet services that allows printing ,scanning ,emailing and online submission of applications since many departments require them to be done online . It also caters to small businesses and buddying entrepreneurs with basic business administrative solutions.
Technology has made it easier for Awali Net to provide access at a cost they can afford and in such a way that they are not socially and economically or politically isolated.
Awali Net’s goal is to provide the community with a social, educational, entertaining, atmosphere for worldwide communication.


Creation of an innovative, educational atmosphere that differentiates Awali Net from other internet centres.
To have people of all ages and background learn and benefit.


As the popularity of the internet continues to grow at an exponential rate, easy and affordable access is quickly becoming a necessity of life. Awali net mission is to provide a service that educates practically the consumers; this will help people get access to valuable information to bridge the gap between cities and townships to affordable internet access


To have people learn effective ways to better their lives through the internet.
For Awali Net to be in every township and rural towns.

About Our Founder

Awali Net was founded by Simiso Sokhela (29) is an Entrepreneur, Published Author, Public Speaker, Facilitator and Poetician based in Durban, KwaZulu Natal.

He studied Information Technology at Durban University of Technology and has 10 years’ experience in the IT and Digital Marketing Sector and 13 years as a creative. He has completed the Train the Trainer Course at Trainyoucan (awaiting certificate). He has a certificate in Fundamentals of Digital Marketing from Google.

He has also been part of the Google Digital Skills for Africa programme as a facilitator.  He is Managing Director of Awali Business Solutions an ICT Business focusing on IT, Branding and Digital Marketing, founder of Schools Go Online Project and shareholder of multiple entities. He is regularly invited to Radio Stations where he advises listeners and SMMEs on Technology.

He has worked on multiple creative marketing campaigns and projects. He has published 2 books, Umyalezo and Wordography with a pen which has been sold internationally.  

As a public speaker and facilitator he has done work with Essence Festival – Durban Business Fair -2017 , SMME Opportunity Roadshow at ICC – 2017, ABSA Enterprise Development – 2018 to mention a few. He also facilitates workshops on technology in different KZN Regions.

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