It’s often said, “You can’t stop a lady on a mission” but what happens when it’s two ladies? Neo Leballo and Beauty Maimela are former colleagues turned business partners. We spoke to Neo to find out more about the business that they started together, they are the women behind Bokamoso Billing Solutions Administrations Solutions, a company based in Soshanguve, Pretoria. They worked together at a bureau that was processing medical aid claims for doctors and noticed that doctors were losing a lot of money and yet they were charged a lot, for the service rendered.
They then decided to be the smart ladies they’ve proved to be, by seeing and seizing a business opportunity in that. “Our objective is to provide health practitioners with the best quality service at lower and reasonable rates.”- said Neo.
They admit that getting Bokamoso off the ground hasn’t been an easy task, “getting funding was the biggest challenge, we met people who seemed to be interested in investing, while they just wanted to steal our idea. So we really had to be vigilant as to who we shared our ideas with.” – Neo. They have been fortunate enough to have their families support their idea to go into business even though they had some concerns. “The fact that we took everything and invested it in the business worried them but they understand the bottom line and they believed in the vision that we had.” says Neo.
The ladies have big plans for Bokamoso, they are still growing and the plan is to always give it 100% and deliver every time. “We plan to give our current client the best service so that they can refer us to their colleagues. Word of mouth is very important in this business, so references and recommendations will play a big role in our growth. Our goal is to sign 6 new clients in the next 6 months so that we can train and employ administrators to join our team. Women employment and empowerment is very important to us. Our long term and ultimate plan is to be the number one medical billing company not only in Pretoria but in South Africa.” Neo concluded
The Bokamoso ladies are a force. They saw a gap in the market and went for it.
To get in touch with them, you can contact Neo on 0764156341or Beauty on 0716113954
By: TANIA MOENG(@TaniaMsTan)