About Us


Who we are

Letaba Thatchers is owned by Andre Friis with 48-year experience of Thatch roof construction since 1970.

Andre Friis was also the founder of the Masters Thatchers Association in 1982 of which Andre Friis was the chairman until 2005 which closed.

The South Africa Thatchers Association was then formed in 2006 of which Andre Friis been one of the founding members as well.

Letaba Thatchers have built Thatch roofs all over South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, The Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia, Gambia, the Kruger National park and Saudi Arabia.

Most of the Carpenters and Thatch Foreman have been with our company for 30 years and some even since 1970.

Letaba Thatchers is a founder and member of Thatchers Association of South Africa since 2006 to date.