Businesses Owned By Terry Pheto. Moitheri Pheto is a South African actress best known for her leading role as Miriam in the 2005 Oscar-winning feature film Tsotsi. After her debut in Tsotsi, Pheto appeared in other films such as Catch a Fire (2006), Goodbye Bafana (2007) and How to Steal 2 Million (2012). Television series she has acted in include the SABC1 drama series Justice for All (as Lerato), Zone 14 (as Pinky Khumba) and Jacob’s Cross, as Mbali. Pheto played the key role of Fikile in the SABC2 mini-series Hopeville, from March to April, 2009. The series was later made into an award-winning film. In 2011, after leaving South Africa to try her luck in Hollywood, she landed a recurring role of a heart surgeon, Dr. Malaika Maponya, on the American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. Below are some of the businesses owned by Terry Pheto.
Let’s Learn Toys
Actresses Terry Pheto and Mampho Brescia launched their online toy store Let’s Learn Toys on Wednesday. The store sells educational toys which democratise education, providing children with the available tools to make learning accessible and fun. The store boasts 2,000 toys which involve the whole family, maximising the time parents spend with their children. The toys are designed for children aged from 12 months to 18 years. “There are no small pieces so parents can rest assured that their little ones will not choke on any of the products. Each product targets specific areas of development across all age groups,” Brescia told EWN. The older children’s range focuses on technology, maths, and science and also features tools and toys for other subjects.
Leading Lady Productions
Terry is traversing the film landscape and challenging convention with her recently launched production company Leading Lady. The company’s first film “Ayanda and The Mechanic” was released in early 2015. Leading Lady Productions is a production company focused on showcasing and advocating female-driven work. Leading Lady Productions is committed to starting with a strong story, as it believes it is the storytelling rather than the budget or ‘bells and whistles’ that is basis for a good production at any level.
Leading Lady Lounge
Terry’s Pheto hosted her second inaugural Leading Lady Lounge to a great reception at the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF). Her film, Ayanda, opened the festival, and the stars of the movie joined her for the next two days at the Maharani Elangeni in Durban. The Leading Lady Lounge 2015 partnered with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture at eThekwini Municipality as well as media partner, Cliff Central.