Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: SABC2, SABC Encore



Add to Show Favourites


Stokvel is a South African television sitcom created by Roberta Durrant and Joe Mafela of Penguin Films and set in the vibrant and exciting world of stokvels, where friends meet for companionship, good times and a social way of saving money.

This much loved institution is the dynamic backdrop for the continuing activities of two stokvels in Diepkloof, Soweto. Stokvels have been a part of African culture for decades.

The series features the ongoing adventures of the young professional couple, Mojo Khumalo and his beautiful wife, Lerato, and their respective stokvels.

Mojo is the chairman of the men's stokvel, Majakathata, and Lerata is the treasurer of the women's society Sweet Harmony.

Sweet Harmony is chaired by the pastor's wife, Masechaba Moletsane. Other members include local shebeen queen, Hazel Dube and Ayanda Twala - a township tourism operator and Lerato's best friend.

There's also sweet, naïve (and rather clueless) Pinkie Serobe.

Mojo belongs to Majakathata - a stokie that has fallen on hard times. Besides himself, there are only two other regular members so the stokie account has always looked rather depressed.

This doesn't stop Mojo and his friends from constantly thinking of new ways to find new members and make more money.

Budgets Naledi is the treasurer of this group. He thinks he knows everything there is to know about finances - but the stokie's books tell a different story.

Their funds aren't helped by the fact that Biza never pays his contributions. Biza is a character found in almost every stokie - the 'baaidjievanger'. He never has money or a job and constantly finds new and more inventive ways to get other people to buy him a drink.

Stokvel is directed by Vusi Dibakwane and produced by Penguin Films under the artistic direction of Roberta Durrant and Joe Mafela. Music was compsed by Mac Mathunjwa.


2021 Golden Globes - all the winners

Her Majesty lost to Diana, Chadwick was remembered and The Queen's Gambit moved to checkmate.

Soapie Digest - March 2021

Autumn. The end but also a beginning. Your monthly wrap of all the teasers on TVSA, with soapieville snippets.

New on TV today: Monday 1 March

Korean drama channel tvN Africa kicks off this evening with four new K-drama shows.

New on TV today: Sunday 28 February

If you watch the Love Island SA premiere on M-Net you might need Marriage Rescue on SABC2.

New on TV today: Saturday 27 February

Clip show Crimes Gone Viral starts on ID and The Bad Skin Clinic returns to TLC.

7de Laan Teasers - March 2021

A few secrets are revealed...

Uzalo Teasers - March 2021

Season 6 finale! Secret meetings exposed, the church gets sold and the walls close in on Sibonelo.

Gangaa 3 Teasers - March 2021

Finale alert! Asha and Shiv's wedding day arrives but Gangaa realises that Asha's intentions are not good.

Twist of Fate 5 Teasers - March 2021

Times are tough for Prachi. Suspended from college and then blamed for murder.

Ring of Fire Teasers - March 2021

It's the day of the full moon and Shristi saves Vishu.


More activity at TVSA Central




You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.